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  • IT Gender Salary Gap Not As Dramatic As You Think

    It's a common belief that men are paid more than women for the same job in the tech field. However, based on two recent salary surveys, that belief turns out to be less accurate than you might think. However, that doesn't mean significant gender career issues don't exist.

    Written by Sharon Florentine27 Aug. 13 16:14
  • 10 Software Defined Networking Startups to Watch

    As the software-defined data center evolves from dream to reality, many Software Defined Networking (SDN) startups are being snatched up by established networking vendors. Here are nine SDN startups (and an important new standards body) that intend to push SDN into the mainstream.

    Written by Jeff Vance22 Aug. 13 22:52
  • Top 10 States for Tech Jobs Growth

    The IT job market has slowly and steadily been growing overall, but these 10 states have shown the most growth within the tech jobs sector. We talk to industry experts to find out what's driving the trends in these thriving markets.

    Written by Rich Hein20 Aug. 13 13:39
  • IT Resume Makeover Homepage

    Creating or updating your resume can feel like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. That said, IT is a competitive job market, and companies and recruiters can get hundreds of responses from job postings. The amount of time you have to capture their attention is fleeting. Your resume is, in many cases, your only contact with hiring managers and potential employers. What you showcase can mean the difference between getting the interview and being summarily passed over.

    Written by Rich Hein12 Aug. 13 16:45
  • Senators Push to Curb NSA's FISA Authorities

    Members of Judiciary Committee express concern over broad-ranging, secretive authorities under Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, push for bill to strengthen oversight, transparency.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin31 July 13 23:46
  • What to look for when hiring an IT consultant

    How do you find the right IT consultant for your business and specific IT needs? IT executives share their tips and advice on finding the right IT consultant for your organization. We also suggest five questions you should ask all prospective candidates.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff30 July 13 13:11
  • How Bug Bounty Programs Bring Big Savings and Better Security

    Enterprise bug bounty programs are increasing in popularity. They offer cash to hackers who find and report security vulnerabilities and are an effective way for large organizations to beef up the security of their software.

    Written by Paul Rubens23 July 13 13:40
  • Georgia's CIO Gets IT Outsourcing Deal Back on Track

    When the Georgia Technology Authority's plan to transform its aging IT infrastructure was failing to deliver, its CIO decided to rework the high-profile IT outsourcing deal it had struck with IBM Global Services and AT&T. The IT team worked with the vendors to get the relationship and the deal back on course.

    Written by Stephanie Overby19 July 13 16:18
  • Millennials in the Valley: Inside the Gen Y Mindset

    Do Millennials trust Facebook more than their employer? Why are they bringing their parents to work? Silicon Valley tech companies are fighting to hire these Generation Y workers, so it's time to gain some insight into the Millennial workforce.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige18 July 13 13:40
  • What Can Employers Really See on a BYOD Smartphone or Tablet?

    The move to a BYOD workplace means an employee's work life and personal life coexist on a single device. As employees are asked to sign strict user policies, are they also signing away their right to privacy? Here's a look at what a company can and cannot see on personal devices.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige17 July 13 23:23
  • Time and Distance Enemies of Agile Project Management

    f you haven't read Nassim Taleb 'Anti-Fragile,' it's time to break out your e-reader. Big software projects are constitutionally doomed because they're fragile. Agile may be the way to go, but what can you do to make sure your agile project doesn't become fragile?

    Written by David Taber11 July 13 13:17
  • Can BYOD and Smartphones Move Clinical Trials Forward?

    The majority of today's clinical trials use paper surveys or single-purpose handheld devices to gather patient data. Web forms improve this process, but the smartphone could be a leap forward for the 'BYOD clinical trial'--if a notably risk-averse industry is willing to embrace the change.

    Written by Brian Eastwood10 July 13 13:23
  • 13 Steps to Help You Deal With Losing Your IT Job

    Even some of the most talented IT professionals have found themselves the victim of a downsizing or reorganization. You can never feel too safe regardless of how stable the environment seems. If you find yourself in your worst-case scenario, these tips will help you work your way out of it.

    Written by Rich Hein09 July 13 13:27
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