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  • 5 secrets to corporate social media success

    You don't need a big budget to be successful with social media, according to Walmart's director of social strategy. Here are five steps your business can follow to reap the benefits.

    Written by Kristin Burnham01 July 13 17:40
  • IT Outsourcing Industry Doing Little to Prepare for H-1B Visa Reform

    Though IT outsourcing vendors and clients cite concern over the potential H-1B visa reform currently heading to the senate for a vote, they are, for the most part, taking a wait-and-see approach and are doing very little to prepare for the possible effects of the visa changes.

    Written by Stephanie Overby21 June 13 13:12
  • Five ways the Sprint-Clearwire drama might end

    The battle of takeovers among Sprint Nextel, Dish Network, Clearwire and SoftBank has heated up as Clearwire's board recommended shareholders accept Dish's bid instead of Sprint's.

    Written by Stephen Lawson17 June 13 17:50
  • Salesforce.com aims for next $1 billion business with ExactTarget buy

    Salesforce.com's pending US$2.5 billion purchase of marketing software vendor ExactTarget will help it develop a new $1 billion annual revenue stream and set the company on a clear strategic course for the foreseeable future, according to Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus04 June 13 15:58
  • 9 Steps to Build Your Personal Brand (and Your Career)

    Competition in the tech jobs industry is fierce, so how do you differentiate yourself from the pack? Whether you're a job seeker or just looking to grow professionally, creating an impressive and meaningful brand is the best place to start.

    Written by Rich Hein22 May 13 12:46
  • What to expect at SAP's Sapphire

    SAP's Sapphire conference kicks off next week in Orlando, setting the stage for the company to sell customers on its visions for cloud-based applications, in-memory computing and mobility.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus09 May 13 17:32
  • How IT leaders can empower teams to become decision-makers

    Most managers want their team members to be more proactive when it comes to making decisions. IT Team leaders at any level can use a 'Tree Decision Rights' model to identify different types of decisions and then work with their team members to empower them to take on more decision-making responsibly.

    Written by Bob Kantor06 May 13 18:47
  • Opinion: Why Apple won't be around as long as IBM

    IBM is 102 years old. At its height, it was almost a cult, with employees dressing alike, speaking a unique language and earning benefits that took care of them for life. Today's tech companies aren't built to last, as Apple's recent earnings report shows all too well.

    Written by Rob Enderle03 May 13 16:39
  • Intel may look to outrun foundry competitors with new CEO Krzanich

    Intel hasn't signaled a change in strategy with the appointment of Brian Krzanich to CEO, but it is likely that the company will take steps to outrun its foundry competition by opening its industry-leading manufacturing facilities to more third parties.

    Written by Agam Shah02 May 13 21:00
  • 8 Tips for Retaining Top IT Talent

    How do you retain top IT talent in a competitive market? Is it money? Flexibility? Something else? IT recruiters and executives share their top eight suggestions for how you can keep developers, engineers and IT staff happy.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff01 May 13 13:55
  • CIOs Struggle with the Great Talent Hunt

    Finding IT pros with business skills has always been a bear. So award-winning CIOs are taking radical steps to train, recruit or grow the hybrid staff they covet.

    Written by Stephanie Overby01 May 13 13:10
  • 11 Profiles in Bad Leadership Behavior

    Recognizing where you fall short in your management style and then developing a plan to strengthen those areas can mean the difference between being a boss and being a leader. It can also make a difference in how far you advance in your IT management career.

    Written by Rich Hein30 April 13 12:38
  • Apple confident about iPad Mini despite low margins

    Six months after its launch, the iPad Mini is a drain on Apple's profits, but the company is willing to endure the financial strain as long as it can sell more iPads, analysts said.

    Written by Agam Shah24 April 13 20:19
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