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How to Avoid Getting in Hot Water When You Poach an Employee

28 Aug, 2015

Author James Pooley's advice on how employers can stay on the right side of the law when hiring key employees away from the competition.

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C-Level Execs Aren’t Stepping up to Prevent Cyberattacks, Survey Finds

27 Aug, 2015

A survey by Accenture Strategy found that though 63 percent of enterprises experience a cyberattack once a week, executives aren't doing enough to prevent them.

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Ten Years Later, Disaster Recovery Lessons from Katrina Still Resonate

24 Aug, 2015

Cooperative Processing Resources has a New Orleans office that took a direct hit from Katrina, and was shut down. The services provided by that office were back up and running within an hour.

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Tech Startup’s Female Co-Founder Addresses STEM Gender Imbalance

20 Aug, 2015

Brienne Ghafourifar holds the record as the youngest college graduate to raise $1 million for her startup, Entefy. At 19, she already has a lot to say about STEM and women in tech.

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After More Than Five Decades in Tech, Ray Zinn Looks Back

17 Aug, 2015

CEO Ray Zinn candidly talks about outsourcing, sexism in tech, and how to resist human nature and get the tough things done first in order to boost productivity and work satisfaction.

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Female Tech CEO: Strength Lies in Looking Past the Stereotype

13 Aug, 2015

CEO and founder of Revenew, Nasrin Thierer, gives her thoughts on women in tech, women in the boardroom and the importance of maternity leave to working women.

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Tech Legend Laments Losing to ‘Acquisition Mania’ After 37 Years

11 Aug, 2015

The longest-serving CEO in Silicon Valley explains his own regrets and heartache after selling off his company of 37 years, Micrel, to Microchip Technology.

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CEO Offers Tips on How to Deal with Toxic Employees

06 Aug, 2015

The CEO of a leadership development and training company offers tips on confronting and hopefully curbing the volatility with a toxic employee.

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Hiring for Cultural Compatibility as Critical as Tech Skills, CEO Says

04 Aug, 2015

Hiring the right people is a process that goes far beyond determining whether a person has the required technical skills. Equally important is ensuring that the candidate is a good cultural fit with the company.

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Melding of IT, Marketing Operations Raises Questions, Opportunities

30 Jul, 2015

As marketing divisions gain control of most of the IT budget, many changes have come about, including having IT staff report directly to the CMO.

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Cultural Norms in IT Breed Toxic Employees, Training Exec Says

28 Jul, 2015

CEO of a leadership and training company speaks about points revealed from a survey on toxic employees and adds examples from her own experiences.

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Laplink CEO Touts File Transfer Offerings in Run-up to Windows 10 Release

23 Jul, 2015

Thomas Koll, CEO of Laplink Software gives his insight on moving data from old PCs to new Windows 10 computers.

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Shadow IT: Is the IT Organization Becoming the Shadow?

21 Jul, 2015

Gartner predicts that marketing will spend more on technology than IT by 2017, so what does that mean for the enterprise IT organization?

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15 Ways to Make the Most of Networking at Your Next IT Conference

16 Jul, 2015

A career consultant and author gives a list of ways conference attendees (even introverts) can network and make connections.

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How to Deal with the High Cost of Employee Turnover

14 Jul, 2015

Employee turnover can be costly for any company--especially if they've been with the company for very long. A management company offers tips on hiring the right employees.

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Tech Veteran Offers Five Lessons for Avoiding Mistakes that Plague Startups

10 Jul, 2015

Technology veteran, Asif Khan, is CEO of an outstanding IT startup. Find out what five things he's learned on the way to startup success.

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Minimizing the Risk of Losing Intellectual Property When You Lose an Employee

09 Jul, 2015

Trade secret attorney and author, James Pooley, gives nine important tips for protecting corporate data from insider threats.

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What You Need to Know About Outsourcing Enterprise Facilities Management

01 Jul, 2015

“Green computing” and efficient operations are inseparable. Whether or not you call it something that makes for a good bumper sticker, it’s all about efficient enterprise facilities management.

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Understanding the Real Dollar and Morale Costs of Interruptions

24 Jun, 2015

Interruptions, far from being the perfectly normal way of life we’ve come to see them to be, are actually a taxing but very avoidable drain on our time.

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‘A Ray of Hope’ for Disadvantaged People Who Dream of a Career in IT

22 Jun, 2015

The Creating IT Futures Foundation provides much-needed IT training focused on hardware and infrastructure via the IT-Ready Network.

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