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IT Departments: Is Your Network Monitoring Solution Working for You?

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 09.01.2015 | Business
Ashley Wren Collins

With the Internet, there's no such thing as "closed" anymore. Your company, particularly if your website offers online products for purchase or other transactional services, is open for business anytime, anywhere.

One Of My Greatest Life Decisions: Becoming An Engineer

Shraddha Chaplot | Posted 07.01.2015 | Impact
Shraddha Chaplot

Have you ever believed that you could do or be anything? That in your heart and gut, you knew that you were destined to change the world in your own way, exciting, empowering and enabling so many others so they may do the things they never thought they could?

Why Silicon Valley Needs a Culture Shock

Ann Nadeau | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Ann Nadeau

Multiple studies have revealed that a hostile work environment is the primary reason women are leaving IT jobs in Silicon Valley. However, at the special few 100 Best IT Companies we see have proven that it doesn't have to be like this.

National Cybersecurity: We Need a Fortress, Not a Sandcastle

Bill Solms | Posted 06.08.2015 | Technology
Bill Solms

The hack that resulted in the theft of information on 4 million government employees didn't need to happen. We had plenty of warning and next to nothing was done.

An Open Letter to Young Nerds

Craig Newmark | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Okay, the biggest lesson I wish I knew at age 22 had to do with taking control of my own career. That means ownership of my own personal narrative, which has to do with personal branding and identity. Sure, that's a marketing-ish perspective, at odds with my nerdliness, but that's the human reality.

Cary Fukunaga Isn't Directing Stephen King's 'It' Anymore

www.vulture.com | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment

Cary Fukunaga will not direct New Line's "It," according to the Wrap, which adds that the summer project has been stalled indefinitely. ...

Hope or Fear? What Guides Your Company's Tech Future?

Narinder Singh | Posted 05.26.2015 | Technology
Narinder Singh

Hope and fear are close cousins. Great leaders balance the two and approach them in a measured way with resolve. Great technology leaders show how innovation can feed into--and balance--the two.

Technology as Tools and Not Toys

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.14.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

My guest for this episode of the Future of Work podcast is Ralph Loura, CIO at Hewlett-Packard's Enterprise Group, and former CIO of the Clorox Company. We looked at technology as tools and not toys.

Vietnam's IT Workers Value Passion Over Pay

Techonomy | Posted 05.05.2015 | Technology
Techonomy

As Vietnam emerges as a global hotspot for offshore IT services, the country's tech workers have more employment opportunities than ever before. With IT talent in high demand, job seekers can be selective.

A Brooklyn Clown Is Living His Dream

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 04.13.2015 | Black Voices
Johnathan Lee Iverson

Every clown has a story about when they knew they wanted to be a clown. Perhaps it was that first trip to Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, or an insatiable desire to affect others through laughter.

How One Man Turned a Municipal Police Department Into an Agile Software Company

Rich Nadworny | Posted 02.02.2015 | Technology
Rich Nadworny

In the middle of this, Burlington Police Chief Mike Schirling asked a critical question: What if we built this ourselves, based on our own needs and experience?

Women in Business Q&A: Loretta Jones, VP Marketing, Insightly

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.29.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

With more than 15 years of experience in marketing, including marketing strategy, communications and lead generation, Loretta has grown marketing programs for both SMB and enterprise customers at Coveo, Adobe EchoSign and several other companies.

Women in Business Q&A: Blair Christie, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Cisco

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.28.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Blair Christie is Cisco's Chief Marketing Officer, with responsibility for the company's Global Marketing, Corporate Communications, and Government an...

Jimmy Kimmel Wants To Know 'Do You Have What It Takes?'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.07.2014 | Comedy

If you're tired of all those reality competitions that celebrate people with, you know, "actual talent," then this is the show you've been waiting for...

Teaching Today for 21st Century Skills

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn | Posted 10.01.2014 | Technology
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

It is estimated that over the next 10 years there will be two million unfilled ICT-related jobs globally, correlating with a projected talent gap of 8...

Five Things IT Must Learn From the Automotive Industry

Sumir Karayi | Posted 08.30.2014 | Technology
Sumir Karayi

There is an overriding problem within the IT sector. It goes beyond challenges like the complexity of IT projects, the growth of BYOD, increased workforce mobility or dealing with legacy systems. The big problem in IT is the high degree of waste.

3 Ways to Prepare Future Generations for Careers in Tech That Don't Even Exist (Yet)

Alyssa Frank | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact
Alyssa Frank

A few decades ago, a computer practically took up as much real estate as Versailles and the most complex machine used by the average Joe was a lawn mower.

Big Potential for Vietnam's IT Services

Techonomy | Posted 08.17.2014 | Technology
Techonomy

Vietnam plays a small role in global IT services today, but it has big potential to contribute more in coming years. Many Vietnamese IT companies and policymakers want to develop the human capital necessary for future success.

Social Media, Sedition, Sectarianism and Sisi Grip #AMF14

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 07.31.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Saudi cleric says chatting online is haram" (religiously banned in Islam). According to Saudi daily al-Eqitisadiya, Sheikh Abdullah al-Mutlaq, a mem...

Is Narrative the New Design? Silicon Valley's Innovation Cycle

Peter Gardett | Posted 05.06.2014 | Technology
Peter Gardett

Silicon Valley in the broadest sense has wrought changes in industrial management, investment and innovation since the beginning of computerization, but the pace has accelerated markedly as mobile, cloud computing and data analytics have become cheaper and more widespread.

The Glitches of Outsourcing IT Services

Donald Cohen | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Donald Cohen

The healthcare.gov launch is a debacle for those who believe that we should outsource public services to for-profit companies without adequate planning and oversight. Sadly, when it comes to outsourcing government IT services, the healthcare.gov example is par for the course.

Crowdfunding 2.0: A New Means for Capitalist Participation

Himanshu Sareen | Posted 02.09.2014 | Technology
Himanshu Sareen

The JOBS Act has opened the floodgates for small-time investors. Now there just needs to be a comprehensive platform that attends to this area. Such a tool could maintain momentum for the entrepreneurial renaissance occurring around us.

The Art of Political Pandering

Rich Rubino | Posted 02.09.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

While voters may say they want our presidential candidates to say what they think, if the candidates do not offer opinions palatable to voters, the electorate is unlikely to reward them come election day.

Could 2016 Be Rand Paul's Moment?

Rich Rubino | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Every so often in American politics a party nominates an insurgent, not because of his/her experience, but simply because their message strikes a resonate chord with the most active faction of the party at that time.

Can Mobile Devices Help Consumers Feel More 'Situated?'

Bob Deutsch | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Bob Deutsch

Nowadays, more often than not, we feel that we live in a world that is too fast, too competitive and too unpredictable. It's not that people don't have answers. They rightly and often don't know what questions to ask.