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  • UK government reportedly working to end its reliance on Oracle

    The U.K. Cabinet Office has reportedly asked government departments and agencies to try to find ways to end their reliance on Oracle software, but it's not clear that approach will really solve its problems.

    Written by Katherine Noyes06 Aug. 15 06:46
  • How millennials challenge traditional leadership

    Millennials challenge many of today's traditional business practices, so it's not surprising that they are also disrupting corporate leadership. The millennial generation isn't attracted to the money or recognition associated with leadership positions. Rather, they want to be leaders to inspire others, make a difference in the world and lead companies that care about more than the bottom line, according to a new survey from Virtuali and Workplacetrends.com. Nearly half of the 412 millennials surveyed (47 percent) say they are motivated to be leaders because they want to empower others, while only 10 percent care about legacy, and 5 percent say they'd take a leadership job for the money.

    Written by Lauren Brousell05 Aug. 15 02:51
  • The Takeaway: Tech bubble redux?

    The last time a tech bubble burst, markets fell, start-ups failed, IT unemployment shot up and undergraduate enrollments in computer science fell off a cliff.

    Written by Ken Mingis28 July 15 05:04
  • How to pick a project management methodology

    Think of project management (PM) methodologies as blueprints, step-by-step instructions that guide your team on how to build a successful project. With so many different -- and in some cases, overlapping -- approaches to managing the complexities of any given program, how can you know which one is right for your project, team or organization?

    Written by Moira Alexander23 July 15 02:20
  • Woman recruited by Google four times and rejected, joins suit

    There was something about Cheryl Fillekes that Google really liked. Over a seven-year period, Fillekes was contacted by Google recruiters four different times for jobs. In each case, she did well enough in the phone interviews to get an invitation for an in-person interview.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau22 July 15 06:49
  • The Takeaway: Are IT shops getting a bad rap?

    It's no surprise that IT departments have something of a reputation as naysayers when corporate users come calling with tech requests.

    Written by Ken Mingis10 July 15 02:51
  • Attracting millennials starts with digital tech

    The ways millennials use technology are changing how companies brand themselves to attract young talent. However, according to a new study from the CMO Council and Executive Networks, most marketing and HR leaders don't have brand strategies that align with millennial preferences.

    Written by Lauren Brousell03 July 15 00:45
  • 7 tips to transform difficult stakeholders into project partners

    According to a report by the Project Management Institute (PMI), Managing Change in Organizations: A Practice Guide, "Trust is identified as particularly important in obtaining support for and participation in change efforts. Executives and employees see change differently: (a) senior managers typically see change as an opportunity for both the business and themselves; and (B) employees typically see change as disruptive, intrusive, and likely to involve loss. When managing change, it's essential to identify the key issues, such as loss of turf, attachment, meaning, future, competency-based, and/or control."

    Written by Moira Alexander02 July 15 01:29
  • The HP split by the numbers: 2800 apps and 75,000 APIs

    Hewlett-Packard has given a glimpse of what the company's separation looks like from an internal IT perspective, and not surprisingly, there are some big numbers involved.

    Written by James Niccolai04 June 15 10:03