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Huntsville’s Exemplar City Model Aimed at Municipal Cybersecurity

17 Apr, 2014

Huntsville’s efforts in disaster planning will be shared with municipal governments across the U.S. through a model called Exemplar City.

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Tech Job Offers and the Hackathon

14 Apr, 2014

Employers are shortening their hiring processes and sending recruiters to hackathons. Demonstrating leadership and specific skill sets can net a job offer on the spot.

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Mobile Employees Frustrated with Collaboration Roadblocks

08 Apr, 2014

Addressing the problems that employees have trying to work collaboratively as they move around their own office space gives IT opportunities to demonstrate the right priorities.

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SAP Expands OpenSAP MOOCs to Business Learners

07 Apr, 2014

Initially built around courses for developers, OpenSAP course offerings are now growing to include classes to serve customers, partners, developers and students.

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Quarter of U.S. CIOs Report Having No Mobile Strategy in Place

01 Apr, 2014

Information is being delivered and consumed on mobile platforms and devices, but is there any strategy behind it? Not always.

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List of Big Data Certifications Growing Quickly

26 Mar, 2014

Big Data-related training and certification opportunities are booming among vendors, higher education institutions and more.

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Workplace Perks for Hot IT Jobs

21 Mar, 2014

What are employers offering to spice up their job listings in the hottest skill areas?

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Catalog Sprawl Stings IT Departments Trying to Do It All

18 Mar, 2014

Too many user-facing front-end tools for IT to manage efficiently and effectively creates catalog sprawl. It's a self-inflicted wound for IT.

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IT Pros Shelling Out for Their Own Training

17 Mar, 2014

Respondents to a recent survey who are planning to complete training in 2014 said they are footing the bill about half the time.

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Making Meetings Worthwhile

11 Mar, 2014

Tweaking two or three approaches to goals that you feel are consistently hard to meet first could clear up some of the meeting anxiety for everyone and leave room to concentrate on other improvements.

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Windows XP Crunch Time Cause for Worry

10 Mar, 2014

Recently, arguments against Microsoft’s move to try to force users off the aging XP by ending support and patching on April 8 have been dissecting the potentially negative consequences more fully.

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More Mentors Needed for Women in STEM

07 Mar, 2014

National organizations are adding mentorship programs and more participants are needed to address the shortfall of female STEM professionals in the U.S.

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Guiding the Next Generation of Women in STEM

06 Mar, 2014

Karen Purcell’s non-profit, STEMspire, seeks to inform and support young women in pursuing their strengths and interests, as well as to help parents and educators play positive roles. But much work must still be done.

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Class-Action Suit Claims Silicon Valley No-Poaching Agreements Hurt Hiring

04 Mar, 2014

The suit claims that CEOs at some of the largest Silicon Valley tech firms tried to keep their agreements secret for years.

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Ovum: Telecoms Starting to Embrace Big Trust

26 Feb, 2014

The long-term potential for cementing customer loyalty makes a shift in attitude about who owns and has access to data compelling to telecom.

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Linkedin Adds More Info About Who’s Peeking at Your Profile

24 Feb, 2014

With more info on who has looked at your profile, along with a few other new features, LinkedIn would love for you to add more data to your profile page.

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Turning 'Shadow IT' into 'Running the Business'

21 Feb, 2014

Rather than a loss of control, the change can be one that creates a different approach to control and uncover ways for IT to be seen as a prominent enabler of the business as a whole.

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Mainframe Skills Crunch Still Has CIOs Worried

18 Feb, 2014

Compuware found that not much progress has been made since it performed its last survey of CIOs in 2011. Most are not prepared.

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Global Encryption Study Shows Shift in Main Goal

12 Feb, 2014

The primary driver for use of encryption is now lessening the impact of data breaches.

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Just Say Thank You

10 Feb, 2014

Maybe Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has seen as many of those gratitude memes on Facebook as we have, and they’ve begun to sink in. Maybe that's not a bad thing.

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