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6 IT projects to boost your tech career

Looking to get ahead? Investing time in an independent side project can pay off at your day job. Here are your best bets for learning skills expected to grow in demand in 2021 and beyond.


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8 video chat apps compared: Which is best for security?

Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Duo, Cisco Webex, FaceTime, Jitsi, Signal and WhatsApp. What does their encryption look like? What are the trade-offs?


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DOJ's antitrust fight with Google: how we got here

Piling on big tech companies is the fashion of the day, but don't expect the US government to break up Google.


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What is a data architect? IT’s data framework visionary

Data architects visualize and design an organization's enterprise data management framework, aligned with enterprise strategy and business architecture.


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Remote IT’s future: Key lessons learned from this WFH era

COVID-19 made IT staff working from home a necessity. Should the practice now be viewed as a fresh path to improved productivity?


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Tech Resume Library: 20 downloadable templates for IT pros

A well-crafted resume will attract recruiters, HR pros and hiring managers, but getting it just right is a daunting task. To jump start the process, Insider Pro has assembled this collection of real resumes revamped by professional...


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How did your continuity plan stack up against Covid?

Now that things are stabilizing, it's time to evaluate how well your business continuity plans handled Covid and where you need to make changes.


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CIOs rise to the new revenue challenge

The pandemic has accelerated the need for CIOs to pitch in on the bottom line. Here’s how tech execs are transforming into more revenue-focused IT leaders.


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Ranpak digital transformation expands sales of packing robots

The maker of autonomous packing machines is banking on a customer-facing and back-office transformation to bolster sales, says CTO Michael Gliedman.


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10 IT leadership development programs to help you level up

Whether you’re new in your IT career or a seasoned IT pro, if you’re interested in IT leadership, these 10 development programs will help get you on the right path.


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The CIO Show: IoT really is a thing now

In this episode of the CIO Show we dive into the fast-expanding universe that is the internet of things, featuring two Australian CIOs spearheading amongst the largest IoT deployments ever seen in the country.


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CIOs cultivate political capital in response to pandemic

IT leaders who have gained clout among C-suite peers during the pandemic must target high-impact initiatives to extend their political capital in 2021, but challenges remain.


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Diversifying your IT workforce

It's time to turn your words of solidarity into action. Here's where to start.


IDG Tech Spotlight  >  IT Leadership [ September 2020 ]

IT leaders grapple with the new normal

Five articles examine the challenges faced by leaders across all segments of IT – and the solutions that have made a difference.


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10 popular Kanban tools for workflow management

Kanban is a workflow management system that simplifies development processes and lifecycles by increasing efficiency, communication and collaboration for agile teams.