, Managing Editor
Rich Hein is managing editor and writer for CIO.com, covering IT careers, leadership and developer topics. He has worked in technology publishing since 2000. Most recently, Rich was Digital Web/SEO Specialist for the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute, serving as the liaison between the organization's marketing and IT departments. Previously, he was a managing editor at Internet.com/Quinstreet, where he ran several sites (including Developer.com and CodeGuru.com) during his 12-year tenure there.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - The best leaders aren't necessarily great managers and great managers aren't always the best leaders. A company needs both types of personalities to be competitive. Here's a look at the separate skills and traits associated with each, so you can be the best leader and/or manager for your IT team.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - We spoke with tech and IT recruiters to see what you can do to put yourself in the best position to get hired. We also tell you what questions you need to ask recruiters before and while you work with them.
Thursday, March 13, 2014 - IT relies heavily on architecture -- in systems, data, software and, yes, even in people. This long-term strategy can help create a more flexible, more consistent and more scalable IT organization.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - Whether you're a new IT executive who just got promoted up the ranks or a new hire entering the organization, earning the trust of your co-workers and direct reports should an important part of your strategy.
Monday, February 10, 2014 - Software compliance is a complex and interpretative process that if not done correctly and with forethought can cost organizations millions. Follow these guidelines to ensure the best possible outcome.
Thursday, January 23, 2014 - The T100 tablet pulls double duty as a tablet and a notebook at a rock-bottom price. But how does it stack up in real-world use.
Monday, January 6, 2014 - Although you work tirelessly to prevent them, failures happen in IT. It's important that you discover the secret for turning mistakes into lessons you can use to become a more effective leader.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - Whether you think it's part of a transitional period or here for the long-term, the Chief Digital Officer role is gaining ground as more conventional companies look to invest in an enterprise-wide digital transformation.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - Whether you're not happy where you're currently working, are out of work and need a job, or are just looking to stay ahead of the curve, working with an IT career coach can help you learn the skills necessary to stand apart from the other IT job seekers out there.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - If you want to succeed as an IT leader you have to develop a set of traits that will serve you and those around you. Industry leaders and career experts share their thoughts on what behaviors make an IT leader great.