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IT Staffing Firm Taps Pool of Older IT Workers to fill Big Data Roles

28 Aug, 2014

Collabera staffing firm has begun looking into the current base of skilled IT workers to fill Big Data IT positions.

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Female Entrepreneur Forges New Model to Recruit Tech Talent

26 Aug, 2014

CEO of PeopleFoundry explains their new tech recruiting model that cuts down the price of paying to find solid tech talent.

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Service Targets In-Demand Tech Pros Who Are Open to Being Poached

22 Aug, 2014

Poachable's CEO Tom Leung says his first idea in the recruitment and hiring space went nowhere. But connecting skilled IT pros with jobs is a winner.

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Password Manager RoboForm Rebuilds Reputation After 2010 Upgrade Fiasco

19 Aug, 2014

Password management company, RoboForm, botched an upgrade in 2010 that severely damaged company reputation, but it finally got its ranking back.

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Study Spotlights Disconnect Between IT, End Users in Higher-Ed Sector

15 Aug, 2014

The corporate world isn’t the only place where IT and end users aren’t doing a particularly stellar job of collaborating to create optimal IT services for their organizations.

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Companies with More Millennials in Leadership Roles Perform Better, Study Finds

12 Aug, 2014

A recent study shows that companies with more millennials in management roles perform better. Find out what one of its authors thinks this shows.

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Tapping Technology to Simplify the Post-Wedding Name-Change Process

08 Aug, 2014

Danielle Tate is founder and CEO of, an online service designed to dramatically reduce the time sink and the headache associated with name changing.

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Study Finds Companies with More Female Leaders Perform Better, But Tech Sector Lags

06 Aug, 2014

A Conference Board and DDI study finds that the benefits of a diverse work force are far-reaching.

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Does It Make Sense to Skip College and Go Pro in IT?

04 Aug, 2014

Success in IT has become increasingly accessible without an expensive, four-year degree.

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How Silos in the Marketing Organization Thwart Alignment with IT

30 Jul, 2014

Marketing departments tend to be so siloed that there’s no coherent strategy for IT to help execute.

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Female Founder of Social Media Monetization Platform Is Another Trailblazer

28 Jul, 2014

Jenny Q. Ta is CEO of, a platform that enables businesses to monetize their social media activities.

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How to Tackle Communication Problems in a Multigenerational Workplace

23 Jul, 2014

In workplaces with as many as four generations struggling to communicate with each other, even simple exchanges can result in misunderstandings that can create serious problems.

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When the Sales Team Needs BI Tools, the IT Group May Be the Last to Know

21 Jul, 2014

Line of business users often directly seek out data and business intelligence tools, and IT needs to be aware of these needs that are not being fulfilled with other solutions.

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App Performance Testing Continues to Generate Excitement, at Least Among Vendors

18 Jul, 2014

BlazeMeter has launched FollowMe, a cloud-based performance testing platform that it says is a big deal because it obviates the laborious process of writing scripts.

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Female Tech Exec Has a Message: ‘We Were Born This Way’

16 Jul, 2014

Carol Snell, boardroom executive for Push Technology, gives her views on how women fit in the world of tech.

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A Chief Analytics Officer Speaks Out on Recruiting, Retaining Analytics Talent

14 Jul, 2014

A chief analytics officer discusses finding and retaining top data talent in today's data-centric world.

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Circumventing the IT Department: ‘It’s Kind of a Given’

10 Jul, 2014

When business units are directly seeking IT products and services, and they are, what are IT's options?

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Found: A Woman Who Actually Sits on a Tech Company’s Board

08 Jul, 2014

Carol Snell, a Silicon Valley boardroom veteran who joined the board of Push Technology, talks about women in the boardroom.

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Female Tech Exec’s Advice for Women: Assert Yourself and Scrutinize Right Back

27 Jun, 2014

Tech exec Kira Makagon gives women advice on starting a business and moving up within the ranks of tech companies.

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Four Reasons Why Companies Fail in Web App Performance Testing

25 Jun, 2014

Appvance CEO Kevin Surace says back-loaded testing schedules, unrealistic reliance on code and other screw-ups are all too common.

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