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Why Security Pros Are Always Under Pressure

A shortage of security expertise is now the third biggest pressure security professionals face, up from eighth last year, according to a new report. Advanced security threats and the adoption of emerging technologies are the two concerns ahead of the shrinking pool of security experts. The goal of the survey was to measure... Read More »

Why IT Pros Need Better Soft Skills

A significant share of CIOs say today's tech pros need to improve upon their communications interactions and other soft skills, according to a recent survey from Robert... Read More »

Hiring the Best Talent From Tech Bootcamps

All coding bootcamps aren’t created equal, so finding talent in programs that align with the skills and experience valued by your organization can be a challenge.

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Top Challenges of Managing a Virtual Team

The majority of employees today work on global virtual teams, according to a recent survey from RW³ CultureWizard. In fact, the accompanying "2016 Trends in Global Virtual Teams" report reveals that a notable share of professionals work on multiple global, virtual teams at once. And, as the... Read More »

The Essential Requirements of a Digital CIO

What's the difference between "yesterday's CIO" and the modern-day digital one? Digital CIOs maintain a higher profile in the corporate board room, where board members have raised their expectations of IT performance and the delivery of new, business-benefiting innovation, according to a recent survey from BT. The resulting "Read More »

Why Hirers Use Social Media to Screen Candidates

A growing number of CIOs and other hiring managers are screening job candidates by checking out their social media pages, Read More »

Fighting a Security War With Yesterday’s Tech

Despite news stories highlighting nation-state hacks, the top external threat to enterprises is cyber-criminals, according to a new study. U.S. federal IT execs are the least likely to increase spending due to data breaches, however. The report, "2016 Vormetric Data Threat Report - U.S. Federal Government... Read More »

When Employee Expense Report Requests Go Bad

Could any task inspire more tedium than a marathon review of expense report submissions? You scroll and scroll—and scroll some more—with your eyes glazing over at the 25th request to get comped for a Big Mac value meal. Then, suddenly, something totally off-the-wall catches your attention—like an attempt to get reimbursed for a flat-screen TV. Or a new car. Or a side... Read More »

Oddball Interview Questions Asked by IT Bosses

As a CIO, you've probably asked a lot of IT job candidates a lot of interview questions. But have you ever inquired as to whether a potential hire would like to be a particular kind of gerbil? Or pose a challenge that involves weighing an elephant? Believe it or not, actual tech position candidates were asked about these and... Read More »

How CIOs Can Lead a Digital Transformation

The majority of CIOs now perceive of themselves as their organization's primary driver of a business and IT transformation, according to a recent survey from Cognizant. The report, titled "Being... Read More »

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