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How to maintain strong relationships with remote workers

Much of the stigma about working from home has disappeared. But that doesn’t mean you don’t need to work to maintain relationships when you aren’t working side-by-side with your colleagues.

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Microsoft blames layoffs for drop in gender diversity

Microsoft has blamed a drop in its workforce's gender diversity on the thousands of layoffs it made to restructure its phone hardware business.

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Deloitte CIO finds strategic value in IT's 'sacred' obligation

How often do you meet a CIO who has the strategic seat at the table and can also drill down deep on operational issues? Deloitte CIO Larry Quinlan is that rare executive.

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Interview tips to help veterans enter the IT workforce

For veterans, the skills and experience gained in the military uniquely prepare them for a rewarding civilian career. But as it is most job-seekers, the interview process can be a challenge. With these seven tips, you'll be...

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Apple redditors give Tim Cook a blistering performance review

Apple CEO Tim Cook gets some severe but necessary feedback from redditors in a recent thread. Will he listen to them?

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Microsoft CEO takes a collaborative approach to cybersecurity

Microsoft CEO Nadella talks of company's role in an ‘ecosystem,’ saying partnerships and top-to-bottom protection and detection critical to battle emerging security threats.

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10 best jobs in IT and engineering

IT and engineering are two industries that continue to grow and thrive regardless of economic conditions. These are the 10 best jobs in those fields, according to data from CareerCast, PayScale and the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


What CSOs should do on their first days

In today’s corporate setting, if a CSO enters the building with the intent of doing a gut job in the first few weeks, he most likely will find himself out the door in short order.

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4 hacks to help CEOs manage better

Four actions every CEO could take today to improve their management skills and the corporation's health tomorrow.

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Intel taps former Qualcomm exec to run PC, IOT and software businesses

Poaching for top executives is common among chip rivals, and Intel has nabbed a top Qualcomm executive to run its PC, mobile, IoT and software businesses.

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What security leaders need to know about breach communication

Leigh Nakanishi shares the approach security leaders need to prepare for their turn to communicate and coordinate during a breach

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How to tackle change management in an era of automation

CIOs must revamp IT systems, processes and staff roles, thanks to the rise of automation facilitated by artificial intelligence, machine learning, Internet of Things and analytics.

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Startup Humanyze's 'people analytics' wants to transform your workplace

A wearable device called the Sociometric Badge can be used to track people's social activity at work, with an eye to helping companies boost collaboration and communication.

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CISOs learn 5 tough lessons about conveying security risks

Honesty can still be the best policy, but there are some precautionary measures to take.

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App claims to cut onboarding costs and time

Onboarding new employees is vital if you want them to stick around, but it's also time-consuming and expensive. Tasytt looks to eliminate some of the burden and cost associated with this critical process for new employees.

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Why ‘rip and replace’ IT projects are worth the effort

For older enterprise systems, sometimes it makes sense to iterate, but sometimes it makes sense to blow it up and start over. Here’s how to tell the difference.

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4 ways running IT is like directing a Hollywood movie

Tomorrow's IT projects will use rapidly assembled casts of specialists, with a digital strategy officer role emerging to take the lead as the project producer and director.

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New CIO appointments, November 2015 edition

Martha Heller shares her latest list of IT executives who were recently promoted or hired into new CIO positions.

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