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  • Tapping into the positive side of change resistance

    If you want to be a leader in and out of your organisation, then you have to address the change resistance working against the success of the IT you are responsible for.

    Written by Bard Papegaaij07 Sept. 16 08:00
  • UX expert Caroline Jones: The making of a mentor

    Mentoring is a ‘pay it forward’ activity – you don’t want to just mentor people, you want to create future mentors, says Caroline Jones of Aderant.

    Written by Divina Paredes12 Oct. 15 06:00
  • Five key decisions before you use employee share schemes

    In tech hotspots such as Silicon Valley, employee option schemes are commonly used in high-growth companies to incentivise talented people. Here is a guide to find out whether this option is right for your company, and what are areas to watch out for.

    Written by Averill Dickson25 June 15 13:00
  • How to Build a Culture of Learning (and Why You Need to)

    Change in the IT industry happens at a breakneck pace, and organizations that aren't fostering a "culture of learning" will be left behind. To survive and even flourish, CIO and other business leaders must create a culture of learning, which means embracing new information and innovations and leveraging those into a pipeline of talent, thus creating a competitive advantage.

    Written by Sharon Florentine05 Nov. 14 02:02
  • Building the Next Generation of Female IT Professionals

    like most technology executives, jon bischke worries about attracting and retaining top talent and the ever-widening skills gap that's plagued the it industry for years. but bischke, ceo of entelo, a talent search, recruitment, hiring and staffing solution, is also troubled by the lack of women in the industry, and the ever-widening skills gap as women and minorities increasingly choose other professions.

    Written by Sharon Florentine21 Oct. 14 00:23
  • What Remote Workers Really Do During Conference Calls

    Remote and mobile workers mean companies will have to conduct more conference calls to keep them in the loop. But what, exactly, are remote workers doing during these dial-in meetings? The answers may surprise you, according to results from a new InterCall survey of more than 500 full-time, remote workers.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige26 Aug. 14 06:19
  • COBOL-based system for $160 billion pension fund is a political football

    A COBOL (common business oriented language)-based system used to support New York's US$160 billion state pension fund has become the subject of controversy, with some officials claiming it poses a potential security risk and others defending it as "battle-tested," albeit set to be replaced.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus27 Aug. 13 20:01
  • How to recruit and hire Millennial tech employees

    Due to a reporting error, the story "How to recruit and hire Millennial tech employees," incorrectly stated Scot Melland's job. He is CEO of Dice Holdings. The second headline and the second paragraph have been corrected on the wire and now read:

    Written by IDG News Service staff28 Sept. 10 05:09
  • IT budget & staffing survey shows bleak year ahead

    The number of CIOs planning budget decreases continues to rise dramatically, according to 208 IT executives surveyed online in January 2009.
    More than half of IT heads (53 per cent) now plan to slash budgets in response to unfavourable economic conditions, up from 40 per cent in a similar survey conducted in October and 17 per cent in the first quarter of 2008.

    Written by Carolyn Johnson15 Feb. 09 22:00