IT staff development and retention

  • December 08, 2005 08 Dec'05

    Ten tactics for a happy new year

    Gartner tells CIOs how to look good next year -- and keep CEOs in good spirits.

  • December 07, 2005 07 Dec'05

    Open source desktops: Part 2

    Don't get alarmed, but I'm now going to suggest that you put Linux on your business desktop. I'm even going to say that this is a no-risk exercise.

  • November 22, 2005 22 Nov'05

    By the numbers: Weighty workloads

    A recent survey showed IT workloads getting heavier by the minute.

  • November 22, 2005 22 Nov'05

    Calling Madison Avenue -- Marketing for IT

    Savvy CIOs are using sophisticated marketing tools to get the attention of management -- and the world. Should you be tooting your own horn?

  • November 22, 2005 22 Nov'05

    Staff retention should be priority for CIOs

    Staff retention should be a priority for CIOs. Some executives get creative to keep their A players.

  • November 16, 2005 16 Nov'05

    SQL Server 2005 may call for a smarter DBA

    Sybase, Oracle and IBM have traditionally required more highly trained -- and higher priced -- DB administrators. Will SQL Server now need them, too?

  • November 16, 2005 16 Nov'05

    IT job recruitment, staffing not a bigger problem for SMBs

    SMB IT recruitment tactics: What they can't pay in salaries, they make up for in flexibilitity, better working environment and job advancement opportunities.

  • November 02, 2005 02 Nov'05

    Getting the most out of your IT consultants

    The key to finding the right IT consultants is to tap into multiple resources and build a cohesive team, according to one expert.

  • November 01, 2005 01 Nov'05

    Sarbanes-Oxley boosts IT salaries

    A recent survey from Robert Half Technology says the demand for SOX auditors will help drive industry salaries up in 2006.

  • October 26, 2005 26 Oct'05

    Eight steps to hiring an SMB IT consultant

    As your business grows, your information systems can become stretched to the limit. Hiring an IT consultant to keep your systems on track or up to date can help solve your problems, as long as you hire the right one. The range of expertise and cost ...

  • October 19, 2005 19 Oct'05

    Gartner's SMB guide to vendor management

    Behind all the hype about large vendors serving SMBs, small shops are still at a disadvantage. Here's a vendor management game plan for getting the most bang for your buck.

  • October 18, 2005 18 Oct'05

    Graying workforce endangers your mainframes

    IBM's recent efforts to help companies cope with an aging workforce weren't aimed directly at mainframe pros, but they are a big part of that graying population. What skills do young IT pros need that they're not going to learn in college?

  • October 18, 2005 18 Oct'05

    ISO standard boosts regulatory compliance

    Experts suggest companies refer to the guidelines in the revised ISO 17799 standard for help in meeting multiple compliance regulations.

  • October 05, 2005 05 Oct'05

    Performance dashboards aren't just for executives

    New customization features are making dashboard technology more common in cubicles -- not just corner offices.

  • October 04, 2005 04 Oct'05

    CIO challenge: IT retention

    When it comes to talented IT staffs, midmarket CIOs have to guard their flock against bigger game.