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How to prevent millennials from burning out at work

A lot can be said about millennials at work, but one thing seems certain: This generation is stressed-out and anxious. Here’s how you can help.

Written by By IDG News Service staff10 Aug. 16 21:53

How HR can bridge the tech inequality gap

Human resources technologies keep marching forward, offering a competitive edge to those willing to make the right investments. Is your organization keeping pace?

Written by Sarah K. White19 May 16 21:57

The race for tech talent isn’t a marathon, it’s a sprint

A recent survey from Accenture Strategy reveals that CIOs believe they need to win the war for talent to secure a competitive advantage. Not only must they find workers with the right skills, they need to find them fast.

Written by Diana Bersohn04 April 16 20:59

6 ways you're getting teamwork wrong

Teamwork and collaboration are great enterprise goals. But to be effective, they have to be done right. Here's what not to do.

Written by Sharon Florentine31 March 16 22:26

10 IT workplace predictions for 2016

2016 is the year of talent -- how to find it, retain it, engage it and motivate it are at the top of organizations' to-do-lists. Here, workforce management experts share their predictions for the coming year.

Written by Sharon Florentine20 Jan. 16 22:28

Test, deploy, release...repeat

When it comes to release management, what sounds great in theory doesn’t always work in practice. Here are four steps to building an effective strategy.

Written by Matthew Heusser21 Sept. 15 16:53

Tips from a day in the life of 4 CIOs

The role of a modern CIO is as misunderstood as it is important. So we asked a few of them to take us through a typical day. Here, four IT leaders share their tips, tricks and daily routines.

Written by John Brandon25 Aug. 15 15:08

Agile, continuous delivery models represent 'cultural shift for IT'

Tasked with accelerating business innovation, technology leaders are swapping traditional IT project management for continuous delivery and iteration of software and services. But to succeed CIOs say such emerging models of IT deployment require strong collaboration with business stakeholders, as well as cross-training.

Written by Clint Boulton18 Aug. 15 03:52

Will hotel room keys and front-desk checkin soon be obsolete?

After traveling all day, the last thing you want to do is wait in a long line to check into your hotel. And when you finally get to the front desk, it seems like the hotelier has to type a million keystrokes into the computer before finally handing you your room key.

Written by Lauren Brousell03 Aug. 15 23:51

Rebuilt Mobile Apps Help SeaWorld Make a Splash

After three years of poring over how customers used its first mobile app, SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment recently rolled out a new set of apps designed to engage park visitors with a more personalized, interactive experience.

Written by Mary K. Pratt12 Aug. 14 05:42

Gartner: The top 10 IT altering predictions for 2014

Gartner analysts have whipped out their always interesting and sometimes controversial look at what the consultancy thinks will impact the IT arena in the near future.

Written by Michael Cooney08 Oct. 13 19:57

How play at work can lead to IT innovation

All work and no play does more than make Jack a dull boy. It can stifle creativity. A playful office helps corporate problem-solving and sparks innovation.

Written by Kim S. Nash26 March 13 17:45

RFID: A New Hope in a New Decade

For the past 10 years, radio-frequency identification (RFID) has followed the classic buzzword trajectory that is typically a blessing and a curse for new technologies: Next-generation appeal, bursting hype, rampant confusion and fragmented success.

Written by Thomas Wailgum04 Dec. 09 09:15

The new IS: Innovation strategy

These days CIOs increasingly find themselves being the de facto chief innovation officers in their respective organisations.
This development can be seen as recognition of the ICT division’s ability to see across the systems of the networked enterprise; or that technology, when harnessed well, can provide the prime competitive difference — be it in processes, operations, products and services — for the enterprise.

Written by Stephen Bell, Hamish Barwick and Divina Paredes08 Oct. 08 22:00