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Three Reasons You're Probably Not Curious

Despite the cultural barriers that urge you to suppress it, curiosity may be one of the most important competencies that you will need to thrive in the Digital Age.

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Dell CIO: Don't Ask Employees What They Want

Dell CIO Adriana Karaboutis doesn't ask employees what they want, but instead has her IT team observe them at work and find new ways to improve how they do their job.

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IT Leadership Salaries Remain Flat

Average annual salaries for CIOs and other top IT leadership positions have remained flat overall since 2008, according to new research from Janco Associates and eJobDescription.com. The accompanying report, the "Mid-Year 2014 IT Salary Survey," reveals that the number of IT jobs has increased within this period. And rank-and-file tech... Read More »

Are You a Micromanager?

The majority of U.S. employees say they have worked for a micromanager, according to a new survey from Accountemps. While such domineering practices were acceptable for prior generations, they're considered a major professional liability today. This is especially true for CIOs, given the independent nature of IT employees and... Read More »

An Important Lesson Most IT Leaders Have Forgotten

To be a digital leader, you must be well versed in a wide range of constantly changing subject areas, which will require that you exist in a constant state of learning and exploration.

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What You Need Know About the Apple-IBM Partnership

Apple and IBM announced a global partnership last week that has the potential to re-invent the mobile enterprise. The exclusive partnership builds on the strengths of each company with the goal of transforming enterprise mobility through a new class of business apps that will bring IBM’s big data and analytics capabilities to Apple's market-leading iPhones and iPads. Together, the... Read More »

Hirers Increase Social Media Scrutiny of Recruits

CIOs and other managers are increasingly turning to social media to screen job candidates, according to a recent survey from CareerBuilder. In fact, 43 percent of employers use social networking sites to research potential hires, up from 36 percent two years ago, findings reveal. Another 45 percent are checking out possible fits by... Read More »

Five Ways to Make Flextime a Win-Win

Flextime has matured into a mainstream concept for business and IT, but making it work effectively in your enterprise can prove tricky.

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The Cost of Inefficient Health-Care Communications

American hospitals are wasting $11.2 billion each year because of inefficient communications technologies, according to a new report from Imprivata. Physicians, nurses and other providers who coordinate and deliver patient care rely on antiquated pagers and are hampered by them and the absence of secure text messaging, among other communications problems, such as a lack of Wi-Fi, according... Read More »

IT: A Creative Arm of the Enterprise

CIOs and their IT organizations are on the defensive, their future in doubt. To remain relevant, IT must rightfully assert itself as a creative arm of the enterprise.

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