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  • The road to success: Tech leaders tell all

    To get to the top of the org chart, you'll need more than basic dev skills. Today's head honchos offer their wisdom on getting ahead

    28 March 16 21:00 Written by Paul Heltzel
  • The 6 hottest new jobs in IT

    These leading-edge jobs could prove to be the most lucrative careers in tomorrow’s tech

    07 March 16 21:53 Written by Bill Snyder
  • 5 signs your startup is screwed

    The founders of failed startups share lessons learned along the way -- and signs of impending doom they wish they'd spotted sooner

    04 Jan. 16 14:00 Written by JR Raphael
  • IT pro's revitalization guide 2016

    Happy New Year, techies! Before you jump back into the grind, take a moment to refresh your personal and professional goals via our most insightful tech-management articles and videos.

    01 Jan. 16 14:30 Written by Computerworld Staff and Contributors
  • Silicon Valley's 'pressure cooker': Thrive or get out

    People working in Silicon Valley may cry at their desks and may be expected to respond to emails in the middle of the night, but that's the price to work for some of the most successful and innovative tech companies in the world, according to industry analysts.

    18 Aug. 15 23:34 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • MEDJACK: Hackers hijacking medical devices to create backdoors in hospital networks

    After the Office of Personnel Management breach, medical data was labeled as the "<a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/05/cybersecurity-usa-targets-idUSL3N0YR30R20150605">holy grail</a>" for cybercriminals intent on espionage. "Medical information can be worth 10 times as much as a credit card number," reported Reuters. And now to steal such information, hospital networks are getting pwned by malware-infected medical devices.

    09 June 15 02:31 Written by Darlene Storm
  • Premier 100 IT Leader: Jay Ferro

    When Jay Ferro, 46, joined the <a href="http://www.cancer.org">American Cancer Society</a> as CIO three years ago, he was given a herculean task -- to transform the nonprofit's 12 independent divisions and corporate headquarters into a single entity, beginning with IT.

    23 Feb. 15 22:43 Written by Stacy Collett
  • Signs that IBM may be preparing for a round of job cuts

    IBM tries to keep its layoffs out of the public eye as much as possible, although it fails miserably at this. The company took the unusual step of denying that it was on the cusp of a gigantic layoff amid reports of a possible new round of job cuts that may begin this week.

    28 Jan. 15 23:24 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • Four ways for IT to connect better with customers

    If you walk by an IT office these days, the only sounds you're likely to hear are the dull whir of laptop fans and the gentle hum of servers -- barely a warm body to be found. The IT staff is on the loose.

    12 Jan. 15 22:37 Written by Stacy Collett
  • Blowing the whistle without blowing your career

    Technology professionals are among today's most infamous whistleblowers. The list of those who have made headlines for exposing corporate or government skulduggery includes Shawn Carpenter, a network security analyst who blew the lid off a Chinese cyberespionage ring; Bradley (now Chelsea) Manning, who shared more than 250,000 classified State Department cables with WikiLeaks; and Edward Snowden, who leaked top-secret information about NSA surveillance activities.

    08 Oct. 14 00:16 Written by Cindy Waxer
  • IT pros get training on their own dime

    Linda Bubbers got a tip early in her career: Become a Certified Netware Administrator and earn a transfer to a better team.

    16 Dec. 13 22:46 Written by Mary K. Pratt
  • As the digital revolution kills jobs, social unrest will rise

    Gartner is forecasting some major changes in technology, especially in areas like 3D printing, machine learning and voice recognition. They are all powerful trends that will reduce the need for workers, and, as a consequence, bring social unrest, the analyst firm said.

    07 Oct. 13 21:44 Written by Patrick Thibodeau

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