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Sinister service outages, blood-curdling budget constraints, and chilling cyberthreats have long been the stuff of IT nightmares. Now a new survey looks at what’s really terrifying IT pros this Halloween and beyond. If you think zombies, ghosts, and vampires are scary, consider the plight of the typical IT professional. The uncertainty of the cloud is on one side, line-of-business leaders buying their own technology are on the other. All the while, a fleet of employees bringing their own devices is coming right down the middle. Read More
More than 6.7 million Americans work in the tech industry today and close to 200,000 tech jobs were added in 2015 alone, researchers say. But in order to nab one of those jobs, especially one with a fat salary and loads of perks, you need the right skills. If you’re an expert in a rare tech skill, you will almost certainly be paid well. But the jobs requiring that skill could be harder to find. Then again, some skills are needed everywhere, but there’s also plenty of competition for them, keeping salaries lower. The best tech skills strike a balance…Read More
Identifying a goal is easy. Achieving it is another thing—especially if you are in IT and have to deal with other departments and vendors. Indeed, figuring out what is a realistic goal and then determining how it will be met is one of the biggest challenges IT executives and project managers face. And while project management software can help, it is up to the project leader to lay out the goal, or goals, and create a road map. Here are eight tips to help IT managers do that. “It is critical to the success of attaining our goals…Read More
Leveraging data — big and small — has become a powerful tool for enterprise IT organizations that successfully transition to digital businesses. Opportunities within enterprise organizations have expanded to fill the need. Here’s our list of job titles for today’s data professionals. IT organizations looking to transition to enable digital business are frequently tasked with turning their data into value. You don’t need to look any farther than the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100 to notice that most of the projects on the list included leveraging data in new ways. Read More
Digital transformation has eliminated a lot of the daily grunt work associated with the human resources role. Perry Oostdam, co-founder and CEO of Recruitee says that HR used to be a department bogged down by paperwork, but the automation of things like payroll, salary records and benefits has taken away much of the mundane work, and freed up HR pros to focus on more strategic initiatives and analytics.”The productivity and efficiency brought by technology are undeniable. What is even more important is that technology…Read More
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