IT Leadership

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Hey, are you getting paid to talk or to work?

This pilot fish has worked as an IT staffer and as a consultant, and he knows there can be some real disadvantages to the better-paid but less stable contracting life.


Dealing with stress in the wrokplace

Technostress is killing productivity. Culture is the cure.

Pay attention to the technology malady of our time. It's making your employees miserable — and unproductive.

No Parking Zone

City hires an IT contractor for the help desk for a few months, and it soon becomes clear that, when it comes to temp workers, HR and IT have very different priorities.

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7 IT salary and hiring trends for 2018

Demand for tech talent will continue to outpace supply in the year ahead, while the mix of skills necessary to remain relevant in IT will undergo a significant shift.

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Amazon Go uses wireless to launch retail grocery store

How Amazon Go uses wireless to first transform the traditional retail grocery sector, and eventually all of retail.

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CIO Leadership Live with Joel Jacobs, CIO at MITRE Corp. | Ep 4

Show host Maryfran Johnson talks with CIO Joel Jacobs of MITRE Corp., a private non-profit research organization that provides consulting, engineering, and technical services for numerous federal government agencies. A big part of its...

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10 Best Places to Work in 2018

Looking for a better workplace? Here are the 10 best companies you can work for, according to Glassdoor.

Gee, isn't it nice to be wanted?

This company is really happy with the work of an IT consultant who's on a project for them -- and won't let go, even though the consultant feels like he's stuck in a rut.

About Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT

Find out about Computerworld's 100 Best Places to Work in IT program, including eligibility, survey contents, deadlines and more.

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CIO Leadership Live: Watch live on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 2 pm ET

Join host Maryfran Johnson on Twitter (@CIOonline) for an in-depth interview with CIO Joel Jacobs of MITRE Corp., a private non-profit research organization that provides consulting, engineering, and technical services for numerous...

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4 tips for building your executive brand on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a key tool for establishing your brand as an executive, but is your profile having the impact you want? Here are four easy ways to strengthen your executive brand on LinkedIn.

Outflanked

This IT shop has a programmer who's very good at C and C++, but has some very nasty personality quirks -- and an annoying tendency to aim them at his co-workers.

What goes around...

It's the 1980s, and this pilot fish is taking a Cobol class where the professor's anger over her messy divorce spills into her classroom -- and he's on the receiving end.

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CIO Leadership Live with Kristin Darby, CIO at Cancer Treatment Centers of America | Ep 3

In this episode, Maryfran Johnson, executive director of CIO programs and events at IDG, talks with CIO Kristin Darby of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America about IT’s critical role in the convergence of genomic advances, clinical...

The 85 percent solution

It's a few years back, when this IT consultant pilot fish is working in the aerospace and defense industry at a company with an interesting idea for paying employees.

Well, SOMEBODY saw some improvement from this

Pilot fish is responsible for this consulting business's employee performance improvement program -- but not every problem employee is all that interested in improving.

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State of the CIO 2018: Learn the latest on the evolving role of the CIO

Better understand the evolving role of the CIO in today’s business climate and the 2018 CIO agenda in this video discussion, hosted by Adam Dennison, SVP/General Manager, IDG Events/CEC & Publisher. Ron Guerrier, CIO at Farmers...

Promises, promises

Company hires a recent college IT grad, promising he'll work with the latest and greatest technology. But once he's on board, that's not how he's spending his time.

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CIO Leadership Live: Watch live on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. eastern

Join Maryfran Johnson, executive director of CIO programs for CIO Events and the CIO Executive Council, for an in-depth interview with Kristin Darby, CIO at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. eastern....

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