Stories by Ann Bednarz

Security tops CIO worries; IT budgets, turnover on the rise

CIOs are spending more on IT, worrying most about security and privacy, and staying on the job a little longer, according to the latest data from the Society for Information Management (SIM).

By Ann Bednarz | 12 September, 2014 01:21

Tags: Configuration / maintenance, IT spending, hardware systems, Data Center, Society for Information Management

Job solicitations multiply for tech talent

Most happily employed IT pros would consider a new job opportunity -- and there are plenty more to consider these days as recruiters struggle to fill in-demand positions.

By Ann Bednarz | 27 August, 2014 03:26

Tags: TEKsystems, careers, IT management

Never stop learning, CIOs advise new IT grads

While the job market is healthy for IT pros, certain talents are more valuable than others, and it's wise to keep adding to your skills arsenal.

By Ann Bednarz | 25 July, 2014 02:01

Tags: STEM, robert half technology, careers, IT management

Highs and lows of CEO pay

This year's proxy season has come to a close, and after digging through regulatory filings, 10 highlights stand out in our analysis of 62 tech CEOs' compensation.

By Ann Bednarz | 17 July, 2014 23:32

Tags: Motorola, at&t, IBM, careers, CEO pay, IT management, emc

In Pictures: Tech companies pick up tab for pricey CEO perks

CEO pay packages include perks such as access to the corporate jet, home security, and financial planning advice.

By Ann Bednarz | 08 July, 2014 08:27

Tags: management, CEO, slideshow, CEO perks, Chief Executive Office

In Pictures: 10 CEOs who took drastic pay cuts

Median CEO pay climbed 9% to $13.9 million last year, but some tech leaders saw their pay slashed.

By Ann Bednarz | 25 June, 2014 08:49

Tags: management, salaries, CEO, pay, pay cuts, slideshows

In Pictures: Tech's top-paid CEOs

Fifteen tech leaders made more than $US14 million in 2013.

By Ann Bednarz | 21 May, 2014 08:27

Tags: management, tech leaders, CEO, slideshow

In Pictures: 25 geeky Mother's Day gifts

Find a Mother's Day gift with a techie vibe

By Ann Bednarz | 02 May, 2014 08:33

Tags: tech, gifts, Mother's Day

Mobile security tools win over IT pros

When we asked about tech favorites, several IT pros cited tools they've acquired to help address mobile device management, data security and application control.

By Ann Bednarz | 01 May, 2014 04:04

Tags: MDM, BYOD, myer, consumerization of IT, Networking, wireless, anti-malware, IT management

In Pictures: Fave raves - 33 tech pros share their favourite IT products

What IT pros like, in their own words

By Ann Bednarz | 24 April, 2014 09:11

Tags: hardware, slideshow, mobility, Networking, storage, datacentres, software, cloud computing, virtualisation

Free data science courses from Johns Hopkins, Duke, Stanford

If you've thought about trying to boost your data skills, check out Coursera's catalog of free classes. In particular, Johns Hopkins is about to start a nine-class specialization in data science.

By Ann Bednarz | 26 March, 2014 11:12

Tags: applications, Johns Hopkins University, EE, Networking, Microsoft, infrastructure management, big data, software, data mining, management

Big data funding spree continues

Venture capital firms continue to funnel big sums of money to big data startups. Hadoop player Cloudera announced $160 million in new financing, and analytics startup Platfora raised $38 million.

By Ann Bednarz | 20 March, 2014 20:27

Tags: The Washington Post, applications, Networking, hadoop, infrastructure management, big data, washington post, data mining, Capita, Venture capital, DirecTV, Hilton, management, Google, software, cloudera

In Pictures: The fascinating 50

Get to know 50 of the most interesting people in the world of technology

By Ann Bednarz | 12 March, 2014 08:52

Tags: technology leaders

Who's hiring? Marketing lures more tech pros

The hiring scene is changing for tech pros. Marketing departments are bolstering their technical ranks to help with big data, cloud, SEO, and mobile development initiatives.

By Ann Bednarz | 28 February, 2014 17:37

Tags: management, Networking, marketing technology, marketing careers, infrastructure management, CIO

Big Data skills pay top dollar

If you're in tech, it pays to be in big data. Nine of the top 10 highest paying IT salaries are for languages, databases and skills related to big data.

By Ann Bednarz | 07 February, 2014 17:24

Tags: applications, big data, software, data mining, CIO, MapR

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