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.

12 technologies that will disrupt business in 2018

The 11 most difficult IT hires today

The 11 most difficult IT hires today

The IT talent gap is driving up demand for skilled IT pros, but for certain roles and skillsets, finding — and signing — the right candidate can feel a bit like trying to capture a unicorn.

The 12 biggest issues IT faces today

The 12 biggest issues IT faces today

From securing IoT to retraining IT talent to finding new revenue streams, CIOs have more than their share of concerns keeping them up at night.

20 ways to kill your IT career (without knowing it)

20 ways to kill your IT career (without knowing it)

In the fast-paced world of technology, complacency can be a career killer. So too can any number of hidden hazards that quietly put your career on shaky ground — from not knowing your true worth to thinking you’ve finally made it.

7 hot IT career trends — and 7 going cold

7 hot IT career trends — and 7 going cold

The growing IT skills gap and demand for data pros and hybrid roles are disrupting the traditional IT career path. The following heat map of career trends with help you cash in and avoid dead ends.

8 hot IT hiring trends — and 8 going cold

8 hot IT hiring trends — and 8 going cold

Recruiting and retaining tech talent remains IT’s biggest challenge today. Here’s how companies are coping — and what’s cooling off when it comes to IT staffing.

7 hot new IT jobs — and why they just might stick

7 hot new IT jobs — and why they just might stick

From CIoTO to automation architect, new IT roles are rising to fill emerging needs. Some may fizzle, but others may have a long future thanks to underlying IT trends.

9 forces shaping the future of IT

9 forces shaping the future of IT

New technologies and approaches will free IT leaders to cut costs, save time and let machine intelligence do the heavy lifting.

The 7 hottest jobs in IT

The 7 hottest jobs in IT

These emerging and resurging IT roles may be your best path forward in the years to come

11 technologies developers should explore now

11 technologies developers should explore now

From machine learning to digital twins, opportunities abound in emerging (and converging) tech trends

6 terrible tech managers—and how to succeed despite them

6 terrible tech managers—and how to succeed despite them

From the Know It All to the Overwhelmer, succeeding beneath a bad manager takes strategy and finesse

Stop now: Don't become a dead-end developer

Stop now: Don't become a dead-end developer

Sensing a possible stall in your coding career? Here’s how to break free and tap your true potential

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