Paul Heltzel

Paul Heltzel is a writer and editor, formerly of Discovery News, National Geographic, NPR, and PC World magazine. He lives on the Rappahannock River in Virginia with his wife Deborah and their three kids.

The 9 most difficult IT hires today

How to future-proof your IT career in the age of AI

How to future-proof your IT career in the age of AI

Worried that artificial intelligence will eliminate tech jobs -- your job specifically? Here’s what you should and shouldn’t focus on in a world of AI.

6 hiring trends that are changing how IT talent is found

6 hiring trends that are changing how IT talent is found

Struggling to fill roles? Here’s how improved employee experience, internal recruiting, and sophisticated use of AI are giving some companies an IT hiring edge.

7 common IT mistakes that can spark future success

7 common IT mistakes that can spark future success

Failing up: IT pros share hard-earned lessons of early-career stumbles that paved the way to long-term career success.

How to avoid collaboration burnout

How to avoid collaboration burnout

While collaboration tools are pervasive in the enterprise, practices for smartly managing the flow of information created by and in them is not. As a result, these tools often lead to overload and burnout.

Top 9 challenges IT leaders will face in 2020

Top 9 challenges IT leaders will face in 2020

From skills shortages to privacy concerns, tech execs will need to overcome a number of hurdles along their digital journeys this year.

8 tips for dealing with IT project pushback

8 tips for dealing with IT project pushback

Technical initiatives are often met with resistance from business leaders, IT pros and end users alike. Here’s how to transform friction into feedback that can help push your project forward.

7 signs you’re being exploited at work — and what to do about it

7 signs you’re being exploited at work — and what to do about it

All too often the reward for good work is more work. Here’s how to know when enough is enough and what you can do to better your situation.

How to combine project management and collaboration

How to combine project management and collaboration

A look at several products that offer both chat and project management in one interface so that conversations can be turned into workflow, milestones, calendar entries and other actionable items.

10 IT-business collaboration mistakes to avoid

10 IT-business collaboration mistakes to avoid

Ignoring conflict, missing out on post-mortems, failing to prioritize trust — here’s what is holding you back when co-creating and collaborating with business colleagues. 

8 technologies that will disrupt business in 2020

8 technologies that will disrupt business in 2020

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, these eight disruptive technologies and trends will begin driving how business gets done at forward-thinking organizations in the years to come.

What IT work will look like in 2030

What IT work will look like in 2030

Automation and AI are poised to shake up IT. Early indications suggest a greater emphasis on cross-functional teams, deeper partnerships between AI and IT staff, and deep cuts to middle management.

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