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4 high-growth tech fields with top pay

Salaries are rising for most IT jobs, but four specialties in particular stand out. Fortunately, these areas represent an enormous breadth of opportunities for IT professionals looking to advance their careers and boost their...

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IT Salary Survey 2017: Tech pay holds tight (for now)

Our annual survey shows moderate 3% growth in IT pay -- but salaries could be headed for a roller-coaster ride, with wildly different forecasts from experts on IT spending, hiring and compensation.

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How to motivate the modern tech worker

When it comes to attracting and retaining IT talent, money talks -- but creative perks and company culture really help employers stand out.

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Hoping for a raise in 2017? Here’s the outlook for IT pay

Your chances for getting a salary bump are pretty good, according to Computerworld's 2017 IT Salary Survey, but be aware: This year more than ever, the way forward is murky.

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7 reasons why content is still king in 2017

Content is top dog, and it's going to stay that way for a long time.

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Proliferation of digital leaders brings confusion, power struggles

Are there too many technology cooks in your C-suite? If so, you'd better get them following the same recipes and make sure they report to the CEO -- or risk business deterioration.

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County and municipal cybersecurity, Part 1

This is the first part of a two-part series on cybersecurity for county and municipal organizations. In Part 1, I define major issues and obstacles specific to municipal government. In Part 2, I will offer solutions. This article was...

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5 key components in getting IT projects approved

Prove that your IT project is worthwhile. Answer the questions your CEO will want to ask: what are the benefits in doing this project, and what will it do for the company?

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H-1B: A good system gone bad

The H-1B visa has worthy goals but terribly flawed implementation. It’s time to fix it.

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SDN solves a lot of network problems, but security isn't one of them

As the digital enterprise struggles to find the best security solutions to defend their ever-expanding networks, many are looking to next generation tools that offer interoperability capabilities.

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6 soft skills employers should be looking for in tech talent

LinkedIn's Jennifer Shappley shares how she sources for soft skills and what to look for in your own candidates.

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3 reasons to encourage employees to take risks

Three reasons for business leaders and managers to encourage their teams to get innovative and take more risks at work.

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Experian CIO embraces APIs and microservices to improve data transfer

Experian CIO Barry Libenson and his team used APIs to improve data transfer to divisions and customers, and ultimately speed the pace of innovation in the organization.

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The revolution will not be televised - it’ll be computerized

Political campaigns are a stress test of organizing skills. Only candidates who do well in the initial caucuses and primaries proceed in the campaign. It’s essential to organize, raise funds and expand quickly. Systems and...

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How to successfully outsource software development

Outsourcing software development is becoming more popular, but many companies are not doing it very well, and it creates more problems then it solves. Learn how to outsource successfully, so your business can focus on what it is good...

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How CIOs are transforming their organizations for the digital era

CIOs discuss key efforts to shake up their IT departments as they lay the foundation for digital business strategies.

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If business is great, what’s keeping you up at night?

Since the start of 2017, I have been talking to IT leaders about how they are balancing their expanding roles and what is keeping them up at night. While most enjoy having more input into business strategy, they are also worried about...

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Uber finally agrees to reveal diversity data

Uber Technologies has agreed to provide next month its diversity data, which it had earlier declined to make public.

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