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Can an IT Department Function in a 4-Day Workweek Culture?
Commentary  |  11/26/2019
The idea of a companywide, 4-day workweek seems to have appeal to organizations and employees. But does it make sense for the IT department?
Transform your IT Help Desk
Commentary  |  7/9/2019
CIOs: Now is the time to upgrade the level of professional management within your help desk function. Here's how.
How to Evaluate an IT Job Candidate as a Coach Would
Commentary  |  7/2/2019
To create a winning IT team, it pays to treat job candidates like potential prospects for a sports franchise.
CIO View: The Business Wins that Make a Big Difference.
Commentary  |  6/27/2019
Three leading CIOs share how data and analytics are making a difference in their organizations.
Diversity in IT: The Business and Moral Reasons
Commentary  |  6/20/2019
Everyone talks about diversity, but progress is slow in the real world of business and IT.
Find Your New Job in IT Today
News  |  5/20/2019
InformationWeek has partnered with ZipRecruiter to host a job search tool on our pages.
Virtual Offsites: Collaboration for Distributed Teams
Commentary  |  2/26/2019
Nothing beats an in-person offsite to foster team bonding, but with a little planning, virtual offsites can be just as engaging, interactive, and fun.
Six Tips on How to Lead a Successful Panel Discussion
Commentary  |  1/25/2019
Your first appearance in the IT spotlight should be a shining success, not a career cremation.
The Open Office is Dead. Now What?
Commentary  |  1/8/2019
After years of experimenting with open office layouts, the search for places where developers can work both uniquely and collaboratively continues.
Katrina Roberts, a CIO at American Express, Shares Hiring Strategy
News  |  12/4/2018
Strategies for recruiting IT talent are changing rapidly, and it's not just about challenges. There are opportunities and benefits as well.
9 Reasons Why Women Leave Tech Jobs
Slideshows  |  11/27/2018
If you think most women quit because they just don't like working in IT or because their jobs don't offer the work-life balance or parental leave they need, think again.
Decoding Programmers: How Emotions Can Change Code
Commentary  |  11/15/2018
So, do you know which human emotions cause developers to commit more errors, or generate more code?
What Special Ops Taught Me About TechOps
Commentary  |  11/12/2018
A look at how a day of special forces-style training delivered benefits in the technology realm.
Consider Our Vets and One Younger Source as Tech Pros
Commentary  |  11/11/2018
Veterans Day is an appropriate time to remember that the millions of US vets represent a talented tech workforce. At the same time, maybe there's a second way to help close the tech talent gap.
To Nurture IT Talent in a Tough Market, Think Differently
News  |  11/8/2018
Hiring IT pros these days calls for new approaches to get closer to candidates and to make your company stand out as the best option.
What it Takes to Succeed in Tech; Lessons from an Accidental CTO
Commentary  |  11/5/2018
To really find success in business, let curiosity lead you and never stop learning.
AI and the Death of 'Employment for Life'
Commentary  |  11/1/2018
When AI brings about job losses and changes our careers, remember that we've been through this before, time and again.
10 Best Places in the World for Tech Workers to Live
Slideshows  |  10/31/2018
This ranking considers factors like mobile and broadband speed, quality of life and property affordability, as well as tech salaries, and you'll probably be surprised by which city was number one.
IT Salary Survey: Women Still Earn Thousands Less Than Men
News  |  10/23/2018
The latest Interop/InformationWeek research pointed out some troubling gender disparities, but the news isn't all bad.
IT Salary Survey 2018: How Much Do IT Pros Earn?
Slideshows  |  10/17/2018
Compare your salary to the median pay for 12 popular IT job titles, from the help desk to the C-suite.
Good Tech Design is Accessible, But There's a Skills Gap
Commentary  |  10/10/2018
Software designers and IT know the importance of a good user experience. However, accessibility by design isn't as pervasive as it should be. That will change as accessibility is integrated into more university programs.
Continuous Processes Feed the Gig Economy
Commentary  |  9/25/2018
As more business processes move toward real-time and near-real-time, companies are finding themselves with skill shortages. One good way to fill the gaps is with "gig workers" who can be scaled up or down as required.
5 Tips for Success: Mother to Daughter, Engineer to Engineer
Commentary  |  9/25/2018
Women play an important role in building an innovative workforce, so it's critical to support to the next generation of women technologists and empower their careers.
4 Ways to Maximize IT Productivity in a Transition to Cloud
Commentary  |  9/14/2018
Cloud migration often leads to the outsourcing of critical activities. So how can your IT staff continue to contribute during this transition?
5 Bad Habits of Ineffective IT Departments
Commentary  |  9/5/2018
The best intentions of an IT group can end up coming back to bite them, leading their projects to fall short of expectations or to fail outright.
Stop Calling Them Kids: Make the Most of ITs Generational Shift
Commentary  |  8/1/2018
Next-gen digital talent is your most important resource. Here are three keys to ensuring that you don't mismanage it.
How You Can Bridge the IT Training Gap
News  |  8/1/2018
The demand for well-trained IT professionals is growing, but quality training options remain elusive.
ACM Updates Code of Ethics for Computer Pros
News  |  7/24/2018
Does your company's most recent software development project make you feel uncomfortable? The ACM is helping technology workers and leaders navigate tricky ethics questions.
How to Be the Global IT Executive
Commentary  |  5/31/2018
IT managers who can adapt their personal styles to the needs of local cultures and employees are best positioned to succeed in the global arena.
How a New Tech Language Might Transform the Labor Market
Commentary  |  5/8/2018
Credential issuers are collaborating on a common credentialing language that aims to transform the way students, workers, education institutions, and employers describe and share credentialing information.
10 Leading Female CIOs
Slideshows  |  5/8/2018
While women are still underrepresented in IT, quite a few of the world's largest organizations have female CIOs.
From iPhone to AWS: Keys to Tech Product Success
Commentary  |  5/4/2018
IT professionals who get involved in new product development can learn from experts speaking at a 2017 product summit.
Showtime for Interop ITX 2018
News  |  4/30/2018
Stay tuned for InformationWeek's coverage of evolving technology concepts and IT leadership issues and opportunities throughout next week's Interop ITX conference.
Culture, Like Technology, Is Changing at a Breakneck Pace
News  |  4/19/2018
If you thought your company culture was good or bad or a static thing within the organization, well, guess again.
Protect Your Data Privacy Online: Top Experts Share Personal Stories
News  |  4/16/2018
Nervous about your privacy online? We've asked data and analytics experts how they protect their own privacy. Here's what they said.
Why IT Professionals Move to Las Vegas
Commentary  |  4/12/2018
Las Vegas may well become the next high-tech hotbed as more IT talent and related investment flow into the city. On and off The Strip, there are all kinds of opportunities to cash in on digital transformation, from gaming to the maker movement and beyond. You may enjoy life more, too. Here's why.
How Dev and Ops Can Work Together for Continuous Delivery
News  |  3/16/2018
How can you get to continuous delivery when your Dev team and Ops team seem to be working at cross purposes? Learn how to build a harmonious, collaborative DevOps team instead.
15 Best Places to Work in Technology
Slideshows  |  3/8/2018
These tech firms get the best ratings and reviews from current and former employees.
How New Technologies Can Spell Disaster
Commentary  |  3/5/2018
IT compensation expert David Foote warns that outdated HR models threaten to destroy companies as they try to implement emerging IT concepts.
Rethinking IT: Why Computer Scientists Should Care about Art, Chemistry and Biology
Commentary  |  2/23/2018
Career advice for computer scientists and IT professionals: Talk to, listen to, and work with your peers in a multi-disciplinary environment.
Think, Do We Rule Technology, or Does Tech Rule Us?
Commentary  |  2/8/2018
A nugget in CompTIA's predictions for 2018 raises awareness of a somewhat dark side of technology, and the questions we should be asking ourselves.
Affective Analytics and the Human Emotional Experience
Commentary  |  1/24/2018
Whether you are happy, grumpy, excited, or sad, a computer wants to know and can initiate affective analytics.
10 Most In-Demand Programming Languages of 2018
Slideshows  |  1/22/2018
Do you have the skills you'll need to succeed this year, or are you still betting on a COBOL revival?
One Year Wiser: 7 Top Culture Ins and Outs
Commentary  |  1/22/2018
The transition from the business world of 2017 to that of 2018 features some shifts in culture across organizations.
How to Cope with Stress in Tech
Commentary  |  1/10/2018
Always a concern, workplace stress has soared to new levels in the tech sector.
CIOs' Evolving Role: Think Revenue and Strategy
News  |  1/9/2018
It's no longer about just cutting costs. CIOs must figure out ways to monetize tech including data, and where newer systems like blockchain can fit strategically.
5 Traits of Truly Innovative Companies
Slideshows  |  1/8/2018
When most people think about innovation, they think of companies like Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Google because those companies appear to have some kind of magic that other organizations lack. If your company wants to make lightning strike repeatedly, consider these points.
Gender-based Preferences HR and Hiring Managers Should Know
News  |  12/20/2017
It's not surprising that men and women value different things in the workplace, but employers aren't necessarily paying attention to the details. Going into 2018, here are a few things you should know.
Kick the IT-Business, Love-Hate Bond up a Notch
Commentary  |  12/13/2017
As businesses wrestle with the challenges that come with new technologies and concepts such as transformation it's more important than ever that IT and business leaders work as partners.
To Find IT Talent, Think Differently and Move Quickly
News  |  12/11/2017
You might not be able to compete with the behemoths, but there are some things you can do to find great talent. Think about partnering with other companies and how multi-disciplinary teams can help fill gaps.
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