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  • Tim Cook's approval ranking climbs one spot in top-50 CEO list

    Even as Apple CEO Tim Cook is blasted by some investors for not being the next Steve Jobs, the company's employees boosted his approval rating to the 17th spot on an annual ranking of the top U.S. chief executives.

    Written by Gregg Keizer21 March 14 12:55
  • IT hiring rebounds; reactions are mixed

    February was a good month for IT hiring after months of sluggish demand. Reports from three research firms each reported an increase in hiring in the sector.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau10 March 14 17:38
  • Tip of the Hat: Data doomsday is coming

    As corporate stockpiles of data continue to grow, mostly unmanaged, to massive levels, it's increasingly likely that many major organizations will face a crisis very soon.

    Written by Mike Bucken07 March 14 20:49
  • Ballmer regrets not aping Apple sooner

    In his first public appearance since he stepped down as Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer again acknowledged that the company missed the boat on mobile.

    Written by Gregg Keizer05 March 14 12:08
  • A CIO who masters disasters

    John Halamka, the CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, doesn't let any crisis go unused as either a teachable moment, or as a chance to lead IT into new directions.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau03 March 14 22:02
  • Microsoft's hardware chief to move aside, make room for Nokia's Elop

    Julie Larson-Green, the Microsoft executive who co-led Windows development as recently as last summer and now heads the company's hardware efforts, will move to the group responsible for Office, where she once worked, according to an internal email obtained by the website GeekWire

    Written by Gregg Keizer25 Feb. 14 11:53
  • Are CIOs losing power?

    A new study by Forrester illuminates the changing IT landscape, finding that the share of IT projects primarily or exclusively run by IT department will decline from 55 per cent in 2009 to 47 per cent in 2015.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau15 Feb. 14 15:00
  • Nadella's $40M portfolio puny compared to Ballmer's

    Microsoft disclosed new CEO Satya Nadella's stock holdings -- both those he now controls and a larger number he has coming to him -- at 1.1 million shares, with a paper value of nearly $40 million.

    Written by Gregg Keizer10 Feb. 14 11:38