Sarah K. White

Senior Writer

Sarah White is a senior writer for CIO.com, covering IT governance, hiring & staffing, and IT jobs.

T-Mobile’s returnship program aims to get women back into tech

T-Mobile’s returnship program aims to get women back into tech

A text message prompted T-Mobile to launch a returnship program designed to foster gender diversity by retraining women trying to get back into IT after taking time off.

5 tips for remote IT onboarding

5 tips for remote IT onboarding

If you’re hiring during the pandemic, onboarding can be tricky. IT leaders share advice for developing a secure, seamless onboarding process for new IT hires at a distance.

What is the Risk Management Framework (RMF)? A standardized security framework

What is the Risk Management Framework (RMF)? A standardized security framework

Risk management and security are top concerns for most organizations, especially in government industries. The Risk Management Framework (RMF) integrates security into the early development stages to help speed up time to delivery...

10 professional organizations focused on diversity in tech

10 professional organizations focused on diversity in tech

BIPOC communities have long been grossly underrepresented in IT. These 10 professional organizations aim to help close the diversity gap in tech by empowering BIPOC tech pros.

The 15 most valuable IT certifications today

The 15 most valuable IT certifications today

Looking for a leg up in your IT career? Here are the most valuable IT certifications you can earn to boost your salary in 2020.

The most valuable cloud computing certifications today

The most valuable cloud computing certifications today

Looking for an edge in today’s IT job marketplace? Benchmark your cloud computing knowledge and skills with one or more of these highly regarded cloud computing certifications.

What is process mining? Refining business processes with data analytics

What is process mining? Refining business processes with data analytics

Process mining helps organizations gather insightful data to evaluate the reliability, efficiency and productivity of business processes throughout the company.

Top 15 certifications in demand for 2020

Top 15 certifications in demand for 2020

IT certifications can help you quickly gain and validate valuable skills and know-how in a domain that will further your career. Here are the most popular IT certs today.

AWS certifications: Validate your skills with Amazon’s cloud

AWS certifications: Validate your skills with Amazon’s cloud

Looking to certify your cloud skills or wondering if AWS certifications are worth it? Here’s a breakdown to help you find the right AWS certification for you.

12 free online course sites for growing your tech skills

12 free online course sites for growing your tech skills

The cost of learning just got cheaper. Here are twelve free online resources for learning today’s leading technology skills.

6 tips for remote hiring success

6 tips for remote hiring success

The hiring process has gone remote, which means recruiters and candidates must adjust to the new normal of virtual interviews. Here’s how to vet and woo candidates from a distance.

ITIL certification guide: Costs, requirements, levels and paths

ITIL certification guide: Costs, requirements, levels and paths

ITIL 4 is IT’s go-to framework for delivering IT services. From ITIL Foundation to ITIL Master, here’s everything you need to know about the latest ITIL certifications.

5 tips for running a successful virtual meeting

5 tips for running a successful virtual meeting

Running an online meeting can be as easy as running an in-person meeting if you follow a few simple steps. Here are five tips for taking your meetings online without missing a beat.

5 tips for technology business management success

5 tips for technology business management success

The TBM framework can help your organization better align IT spending with business goals, while reducing unnecessary costs. Here’s how to ensure a smooth transition when implementing the framework.

5 tips for leading IT from home

5 tips for leading IT from home

Leadership is being redefined in quarantine as IT executives find themselves overseeing IT operations from home. Here’s how to lead your department from a distance.

Business process mapping: A framework for visualizing internal processes

Business process mapping: A framework for visualizing internal processes

After nearly 100 years, business process mapping is still helping organizations visualize internal processes for everything from employee onboarding to IT hardware and software.

What is an enterprise architect? A vital role for IT operations

What is an enterprise architect? A vital role for IT operations

Enterprise architects are key in establishing an organization’s IT infrastructure and maintaining and updating IT hardware, software and services to ensure it supports established enterprise goals.

What is value stream mapping? A lean technique for improving business processes

What is value stream mapping? A lean technique for improving business processes

VSM is a lean management technique that helps businesses eliminate process redundancies and waste by finding ways to improve current lean and agile business processes.

Free online tech courses to boost your skills as you quarantine

Free online tech courses to boost your skills as you quarantine

Looking to brush up on your tech skills while in quarantine? These 10 free online tech education outlets can help you advance your IT skills during the COVID-19 crisis.

What is the Zachman Framework? A matrix for managing enterprise architecture

What is the Zachman Framework? A matrix for managing enterprise architecture

The Zachman Framework uses a 36-column matrix to help organize your company’s enterprise architecture and lend insight into your organization’s IT assets.

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