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Developing a wise technology strategy

A technology strategy is just not about determining what servers or networks should be deployed. It requires a framework to deploy a set of business applications. CIOupdate.com advises that there are… Read more…

How to be an IT survivor

IT has been changing right before our eyes, with outsourcing and offshoring, advances in communications and security, and the growing role of technology in business strategy. So what do all these… Read more…

IBM’s CIO not just an IT manager

For IBM CIO Mark Hennessy, technology leadership is not just about understanding business strategy, but setting that strategy and executing it on a global basis. As CIO of a worldwide company,… Read more…

Why women leave tech careers

Sylvia Ann Hewlett, the founding president of the Center for Work-Life Policy in New York, said her research shows women are excelling in science, engineering and technology. But she said many women… Read more…

Data center engineers command big bucks

In years past, the engineers who designed and ran computer data centers were often viewed as an afterthought, especially compared to software developers and others stars of the digital age. Today… Read more…

Paying attention to the next generation

Paying attention to the next generation An article at Networkworld.com tells how IBM is trying to close the IT skills gap, launching a web-based resource to better help prepare college students for… Read more…

IT workers would take pay cut to telecommute

A new survey by Dice Holding has found that IT workers don’t like commuting and in fact, 37 percent would be willing to take up to a 10 percent pay cut to work from home full time. With the high cost… Read more…

Oil companies use BI to adjust prices

Crude oil prices, gasoline at the pump and oil company profits are at all-time highs due to a wide range of economic and market forces. And it is those forces, or the data behind them, that are… Read more…

IT execs overconfident about e-discovery

A new research report has found that IT executives are confident they can respond to e-discovery litigation requests given their significant investments in records management, archiving and… Read more…

Google loses H-1B visa sweepstakes

Apparently not even Google can always get its way, at least when it comes to hiring foreign nationals and having them stay in the U.S. Like so many others in the IT field, Google claims to be… Read more…