IT staff development and retention
- September 06, 2007
Researchers say IT workers are stressed out about keeping their technical skills sharp. Should they suck it up, or do you need to cut them some slack?
- September 05, 2007
A national poll of CIOs indicates that IT support teams are woefully understaffed, but some companies -- and those C-level execs -- are better off than others.
- August 23, 2007
Except for a few glitches navigating through a virtual world, big-name companies such as Accenture and Microsoft find that Second Life is proving itself to be a worthwhile venue for finding future employees.
- August 02, 2007
One analyst firm expects a growing number of companies will hire legal specialists (with some IT background) to control costs and improve processes for dealing with electronic discovery.
- July 31, 2007
A new survey reveals that CIOs want to drive strategy, but the opportunity continues to elude them.
- July 24, 2007
Even as overall IT spending slowed, the IT job market grew at a solid pace in 2006, according to a recent Forrester Research report. The number of CIO jobs, however, may not have fared as well.
- July 03, 2007
Experts agree that business process management (BPM) is a good practice, but say it can be tough to make happen if the people within your organization are more data-focused than process-focused.
- June 22, 2007
In a tough job market, CIOs have to differentiate themselves from the rest of the pack. A CIO coach recommends identity branding.
- June 14, 2007
Historically, project managers were a luxury most midmarket companies couldn't afford -- and thought they could do without. But now a growing number of CIOs say without a project manager, why bother?
- June 12, 2007
Job tenure for midmarket CIOs is shrinking, just as the CIO's role is getting bigger. What's behind the numbers?
- June 07, 2007
Staffing is a critical part of any risk management plan. And although much of the risk any company manages surrounds its IT function, the people who keep the databases humming shouldn't be the same ones who assess those threats, experts say.
- May 29, 2007
Few IT organizations actually measure the value they get out of training their employees. Without proof, CIOs are at risk of losing their training budgets, as well as their employees.
- May 16, 2007
New polling data shows CIOs want more project management competency from employees and better so-called soft skills.
- May 15, 2007
Experts say that controversy aside, the U.S. Department of Defense's decision to block social networking sites mirrors what businesses have been doing for years to protect networks.
- May 03, 2007
With enrollment in computer science programs down, CIOs must work with universities to make sure graduating students have the skills they need.