What should a CIO get paid, what are they usually paid, and how can individuals best negotiate their compensation package.
Tue, February 11, 2014 - Money isn't everything, but it's a good place to start. As the economy slowly improves, revisiting your compensation strategy can help you both retain and recruit top-performing tech talent.
Mon, February 10, 2014 - Microsoft disclosed new CEO Satya Nadella's stock holdings -- both those he now controls and a larger number he has coming to him -- at 1.1 million shares, with a paper value of nearly $40 million.
Fri, February 07, 2014 - If you're in tech, it pays to be in big data. Nine of the top 10 highest paying IT salaries are for languages, databases and skills related to big data.
Mon, January 27, 2014 - Once seen as a valuable differentiator for career advancement, the intrinsic worth of an MBA degree is now a hotly debated subject in the enterprise.
Mon, January 13, 2014 - Are the cash-soaked, plush-bus-riding, entitled techies at Google, Facebook, Twitter and other firms ruining the City by the Bay as stuck-in-the-60s, Haight-Ashbury-loving, world-peace-dreaming protesters would have you believe? Or do San Franciscans just need to get over it? Take our quick poll.
Mon, December 02, 2013 - The Bureau of Labor Statistics paints a dark picture of the IT job market, but there's a bright spot -- CIOs are hiring more skilled IT contractors.
Mon, November 18, 2013 - Compensation awarded to the top five executives at Microsoft, including current CEO Steve Ballmer, fell in fiscal year 2013, the first time in the last four years that it's declined, according to a filing with the SEC.
Wed, October 16, 2013 - Searching for a new IT position in a competitive market can be an uphill battle. One little mistake could cost you the opportunity. Read on to make sure you aren't making one of these commonly seen blunders in your job search.
Tue, October 15, 2013 - Twitter revealed its biggest earners as it prepares for its IPO. CEO Dick Costolo netted $11.5 million last year, and Christopher Fry, SVP of engineering, raked in $10.3 million.
Wed, October 09, 2013 - It pays to be CIO -- millions, in some cases. Take Filippo Passerini. He joined Procter & Gamble in 1981 as a systems analyst in Italy and rose through the techie ranks. Today Passerini is CIO and leads the company's global business services organization -- a dual role that netted him $5 million last year.
Fri, October 04, 2013 - Microsoft's board of directors reduced outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer's bonus for the 2013 fiscal year, citing poor performance of Windows 8 and the $900 million Surface RT write-off, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Wed, October 02, 2013 - Cisco CEO John Chambers saw his compensation nearly double this year, topping $21 million. His salary more than tripled, and the value of his stock awards doubled.
Mon, September 30, 2013 - Microsoft handed out nearly $60 million in stock grants to eight executives on the same day it filed papers with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announcing that the board had authorized special incentives to keep senior management from jumping ship.
Thu, September 19, 2013 - When the former head of Nokia returns to Microsoft sometime next year he will have pulled down $31.7 million from Nokia just for coming and going, according to regulatory filings.