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The View from a Female Collegiate Athlete Turned Tech Entrepreneur

09 Oct, 2015

Joanna Weidenmiller, CEO of 1-Page, a talent acquisition and retention software company, gives insight into women in tech and running a successful company.

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Crowdsourcing Innovation as a Means of Advancing IT’s Relevance

07 Oct, 2015

IT professionals need to do a lot more than just ensure that the lights are kept on; they need to be drivers of innovation. And the best way to accomplish that just might be to crowdsource it.

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Why Lessons in Humility May Help You Keep Your Job

01 Oct, 2015

Author and professor at the University of Virginia Darden Graduate School of Business, Edward Hess, believes that humility is one trait that can't be duplicated by machines and thus, will be important to human jobs of the future.

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The Secret to Solving Your Data Analytics Problems May Be … Algebra?

28 Sep, 2015

Algebraix Data claims to have demonstrated that mathematics is the way to unify data management across different data structures.

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IT Hiring Managers’ Preferences Are Changing, Survey Finds

23 Sep, 2015

A survey conducted by Addison Group, a Chicago-based staffing and recruitment firm that specializes in IT, shed quite a bit of light on what hiring managers are looking for.

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Collaboration Between HR, IT Essential to Prevent Data Breaches, HR Exec Says

21 Sep, 2015

As the HR director for a data loss prevention company, Jacqui Summons has learned a thing or two about how HR and IT need to interact for the best data security outcome.

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Eight Tips for Closing the STEM Skills Gap in Data-Driven Organizations

15 Sep, 2015

To compete in today’s data-driven world, companies need to focus their efforts on recruiting top talent, or risk falling by the wayside, says Lattice Engines CEO Shashi Upadhyay.

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Female Tech Entrepreneur Shares Lessons Learned in Co-Founding Silicon Valley Startup

10 Sep, 2015

Brienne Ghafourifar tells her experiences as co-founder of a tech startup and gives insight on the company's ground-breaking technology.

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How One IT Company Is Helping Organizations Solve White-Collar Crime

08 Sep, 2015

The president of Actionable Intelligence Technologies explains how the company's software, CFIS, is helping weed through data and financial transactions to track and find data thieves.

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Why You Need to Be More Worried About Protecting Your SaaS Data

03 Sep, 2015

We’d all probably be surprised by how many IT departments, users and executives have failed to fully understand the nuances of proper SaaS data backup and recovery.

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Why IT Pros Need to Accept the Premise of ‘Intelligent Disobedience’

01 Sep, 2015

Author Ira Chaleff is an expert on leaders and followers, and his latest book explains how we sometimes need to disobey our leaders when what they ask for puts us--and the business--at risk.

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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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