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  • Is your company culture driving away women tech workers?

    How long would you stay at a job, or in a career field, in which --regardless of your passion for the work and your talent, skills and achievements -- you were consistently bombarded with both overt and subliminal messages that you just did not belong?

    Written by Sharon Florentine19 June 15 01:44
  • 4 tips to help CEOs find their CIO soulmate

    The role of a CIO involves more than overseeing the technological infrastructure of a company. A good CIO will demonstrate strong communication skills, flexibility and an ability to adapt and change. It can never be stated enough, but working in IT means you will be expected to keep up to date on changing and emerging trends in the industry.

    Written by Sarah K. White02 June 15 23:40
  • IT pros share tips for building strong peer networks

    Networking with peers isn't a science -- there is no right or wrong way -- but IT leaders who commit to fostering their networks of coworkers and colleagues online can benefit in myriad ways. Technology and social media will never replace face-to-face conversations. However, a well-built digital network of intelligent and influential peers can be invaluable for IT leaders who need to stay informed and connected with the issues and individuals that are key to their professional endeavors.

    Written by Matt Kapko28 May 15 23:41
  • How DevOps can redefine your IT strategy

    People today expect their software to work wherever they are, whether they are using a mobile device or a desktop PC. As a result, IT must respond to these demands quickly. DevOps aims to do just that by allowing organizations to produce and release more high-quality code better and faster.

    Written by Rich Hein18 March 15 02:46
  • Why workers want self-service IT

    The pendulum is in full swing toward employees empowered to make tech choices at work and away from traditional IT departments. A new survey found that workers are seeking self-service IT, driven in large part by cool consumer tech, "freemium" cloud services and an autocratic IT department whose slow, conservative ways aren't able to keep up with the urgent demand of business technology.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige17 March 15 01:20
  • 5 Big Data Technology Predictions for 2015

    In just a few short years, big data technologies have gone from the realm of hype to one of the core disruptors of the new digital age. 2014 saw big data initiatives inside the enterprise increasingly move from test to production. In 2015, big data will push further into the enterprise with even more use cases -- specifically real-time use cases -- says John Schroeder, CEO and co-founder of Hadoop distribution specialist MapR.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud23 Dec. 14 06:53
  • How to Repair Broken Relationships with Co-Workers

    Bad relationships are bound to happen from time to time. In the workplace, they are typically based on fear and insecurity. However, you can repair them with a little work. Here are three things you do always, sometimes and never do.

    Written by By Erik Lauber30 July 14 05:03
  • How to use social networking to succeed in business

    In the current business climate, networking is at the nexus of technology, the customer, and true innovation, and it's about time you put your heart and soul into it. In short, it's time to get on board with social or get left behind.

    Written by Rich Hein04 June 14 16:15
  • The use of mobile credentials is on the rise, but can they be secured?

    Given the current prevalence of mobile devices, especially smartphones, it comes as no surprise that they are becoming more and more entwined with everyday aspects of our lives. We don't just use them to make calls, to text, or to browse the internet anymore. We can use them to do just about anything, and that includes using them as a means to provide our credentials.

    Written by Grant Hatchimonji03 June 14 05:05
  • CIO Discovers the 'Terrifying' Reality of Cloud Apps Running Wild

    Rogue cloud services are ripping gaping holes in the security fabric of most companies, putting the CIO in a tough spot. But as the fallout from the Target attack shows, IT and business leaders will go down together if the breach hits the fan.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige10 May 14 03:38
  • Do leaders create a great company culture -- or vice versa?

    CIO's Publisher Adam Dennison contends that great leadership and a thriving company culture ultimately support one another, and pays tribute to the legacy of IDG's late Chairman Patrick J. McGovern.

    Written by Adam Dennison29 April 14 22:53
  • Law Firm CIO Makes the Case for Microsoft Lync

    Law firm Holland & Knight already had a who's who of best-of-breed communications products deployed when the firm's IT team decided it needed to replace the tangled mess of PBX systems that provided voice lines at its many offices. It chose to jettison them all in favor of an infrastructure built on Microsoft Lync Server 2013.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud08 April 14 00:24