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Virtual Offsites: Collaboration for Distributed Teams
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Nothing beats an in-person offsite to foster team bonding, but with a little planning, virtual offsites can be just as engaging, interactive, and fun.
By Simon Darken and Dave Bresci, PagerDuty , 2/26/2019
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Six Tips on How to Lead a Successful Panel Discussion
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
Your first appearance in the IT spotlight should be a shining success, not a career cremation.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/25/2019
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The Open Office is Dead. Now What?
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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After years of experimenting with open office layouts, the search for places where developers can work both uniquely and collaboratively continues.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/8/2019
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Katrina Roberts, a CIO at American Express, Shares Hiring Strategy
Johanna Ambrosio, Tech Journalist
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Strategies for recruiting IT talent are changing rapidly, and it's not just about challenges. There are opportunities and benefits as well.
By Johanna Ambrosio Tech Journalist, 12/4/2018
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9 Reasons Why Women Leave Tech Jobs
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
If you think most women quit because they just donít like working in IT or because their jobs donít offer the work-life balance or parental leave they need, think again.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 11/27/2018
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Decoding Programmers: How Emotions Can Change Code
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So, do you know which human emotions cause developers to commit more errors, or generate more code?
By Albert Ziegler, Data Scientist at Semmle , 11/15/2018
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What Special Ops Taught Me About TechOps
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A look at how a day of special forces-style training delivered benefits in the technology realm.
By Lucas Villeneuve, Systems Engineer at Constant Contact , 11/12/2018
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Consider Our Vets and One Younger Source as Tech Pros
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Veterans Day is an appropriate time to remember that the millions of US vets represent a talented tech workforce. At the same time, maybe there's a second way to help close the tech talent gap.
By Barb Darrow, Senior Director, Communications, Oracle , 11/11/2018
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To Nurture IT Talent in a Tough Market, Think Differently
Johanna Ambrosio, Tech Journalist
News
Hiring IT pros these days calls for new approaches to get closer to candidates and to make your company stand out as the best option.
By Johanna Ambrosio Tech Journalist, 11/8/2018
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What it Takes to Succeed in Tech; Lessons from an Accidental CTO
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To really find success in business, let curiosity lead you and never stop learning.
By Sri Shivananda, Chief Technology Officer, PayPal , 11/5/2018
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AI and the Death of 'Employment for Life'
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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When AI brings about job losses and changes our careers, remember that we've been through this before, time and again.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 11/1/2018
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10 Best Places in the World for Tech Workers to Live
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
This ranking considers factors like mobile and broadband speed, quality of life and property affordability, as well as tech salaries, and youíll probably be surprised by which city was number one.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 10/31/2018
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IT Salary Survey: Women Still Earn Thousands Less Than Men
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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The latest Interop/InformationWeek research pointed out some troubling gender disparities, but the news isnít all bad.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 10/23/2018
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IT Salary Survey 2018: How Much Do IT Pros Earn?
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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Compare your salary to the median pay for 12 popular IT job titles, from the help desk to the C-suite.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 10/17/2018
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Good Tech Design is Accessible, But There's a Skills Gap
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Software designers and IT know the importance of a good user experience. However, accessibility by design isn't as pervasive as it should be. That will change as accessibility is integrated into more university programs.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 10/10/2018
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Continuous Processes Feed the Gig Economy
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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As more business processes move toward real-time and near-real-time, companies are finding themselves with skill shortages. One good way to fill the gaps is with "gig workers" who can be scaled up or down as required.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/25/2018
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5 Tips for Success: Mother to Daughter, Engineer to Engineer
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Women play an important role in building an innovative workforce, so itís critical to support to the next generation of women technologists and empower their careers.
By Madhu Venkatesh, Senior Director, Software Engineering, Workday , 9/25/2018
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4 Ways to Maximize IT Productivity in a Transition to Cloud
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Cloud migration often leads to the outsourcing of critical activities. So how can your IT staff continue to contribute during this transition?
By Todd Pekats, Vice President of Cloud Computing, PCM, Inc. , 9/14/2018
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5 Bad Habits of Ineffective IT Departments
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
The best intentions of an IT group can end up coming back to bite them, leading their projects to fall short of expectations or to fail outright.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 9/5/2018
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Stop Calling Them Kids: Make the Most of ITís Generational Shift
Christopher O'Malley, CEO of Compuware
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Next-gen digital talent is your most important resource. Here are three keys to ensuring that you donít mismanage it.
By Christopher O'Malley CEO of Compuware, 8/1/2018
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