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  • When tech titans join forces: The verdict on 6 big mergers

    Some things go together like peanut butter and jelly. Others are more like peanut butter and motor oil. The joining of tech titans is no different. Here we discuss whether six high-profile mergers have made a tasty combination or a gross one.

    Written by John Brandon04 March 14 13:37
  • What CIOs Need to Know Before Relying on Startups

    It seems there's a startup for everything these days. Sure, there are benefits from introducing new, more efficient systems to your enterprise, but there are also technical, financial and practical considerations before signing on with a startup tech company. Here are the pros and cons.

    Written by Jonathan Hassell26 Feb. 14 16:19
  • 11 project management tips for setting and managing expectations

    Project management experts discuss the best ways to set, manage and adjust expectations to ensure that projects don't veer off course - and they suggest what steps project managers should take if they do.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff18 Feb. 14 13:46
  • How to Beat Applicant Tracking Systems

    All's fair in love, war and job hunting. Learn how to use 'guerilla' job search tactics to use applicant tracking system technology to your advantage.

    Written by Sharon Florentine13 Feb. 14 21:18
  • How to Prepare Your Business (And Your Employees) to Work Remotely

    Hurricanes, blizzards, floods, earthquakes, even mundane events like employees' car troubles or family obligations can disrupt your business and put a damper on productivity. Here's how to prepare your business and your personnel for working remotely.

    Written by Sharon Florentine06 Feb. 14 20:05
  • Is an MBA Worthwhile or Worthless for Tech Pros?

    Once seen as a valuable differentiator for career advancement, the intrinsic worth of an MBA degree is now a hotly debated subject in the enterprise.

    Written by Sharon Florentine27 Jan. 14 18:58
  • Mobile App Helps You Fight Chronic Pain From Your Desk

    Experience chronic neck or back pain? Headaches or migraines? That expensive, ergonomic chair might be doing you more harm than good. But Voom, a mobile wellness app developed by two chiropractors, aims to tackle repetitive stress injuries.

    Written by Sharon Florentine24 Jan. 14 20:50
  • How Proper Etiquette Can Help You Land Your Dream Tech Job

    Job interviews can be nerve-wracking, but preparing for them and handling follow-up doesn't have to be. Here are some 'beyond the obvious' tips for acing the lead-up and the aftermath of job interviews.

    Written by Sharon Florentine23 Jan. 14 16:26
  • How to Avoid 5 IT Career Missteps

    Even if you aren't currently looking for a job, both errors of omission and errors of commission can come back to haunt when you are looking for a new position or gunning for that promotion. Here are five common career-limiting mistakes IT pros make.

    Written by Sharon Florentine21 Jan. 14 17:15
  • 3 Things That Will Make the 'New' Dell Different

    Dell is going private, and that means Michael Dell can stop worrying about shareholders and start focusing on what it will take to make his company grow.

    Written by Rob Enderle27 Dec. 13 09:57
  • Why Are So Many IT Projects Failing?

    A recent study reports that 50 percent of companies had an IT project fail in the last 12 months. Business leaders who blame IT are missing the real project management issues.

    Written by Sharon Florentine04 Dec. 13 18:50
  • 10 Job Search Tips for Introverts

    Being introverted doesn't have to slow your progress when it comes time to ramp up your career. In fact, introverts have many characteristics that help them succeed in the IT world. However, it's important you understand your characteristics and can control - and even take advantage of - them.

    Written by Sharon Florentine24 Oct. 13 19:00
  • Are CIOs Destined to Work for the CMO?

    As marketing departments becoming more reliant on technology, a strong relationship with the CMO will be necessary for the survival of CIOs. In fact, don't be surprised to see CEOs siding marketing when there's a conflict.

    Written by Paul Rubens07 Oct. 13 19:34