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.

How to avoid collaboration 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.

What an IT career will look like in 5 years

What an IT career will look like in 5 years

Emerging technologies and shifting workplace demands are reshaping the IT career horizon. Here are the changes experts see unfolding for IT roles and how IT work gets done.

10 bad IT hires to avoid

10 bad IT hires to avoid

A bad IT hire can have a crippling ripple effect on team productivity. Here, IT leaders share their IT hiring horror stories — and tips on how they could have been avoided.

9 career lies IT pros tell themselves

9 career lies IT pros tell themselves

Don’t get fooled into thinking your tech career is flourishing, just because you fall prey to your own rationalizations.

The 9 hottest jobs in IT

The 9 hottest jobs in IT

From multi-cloud integrator to cryptocurrency engineer, these emerging and resurging IT roles may be your best path forward in the years to come.

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