Much has been written about the gender gap in STEM-related occupations, but new research reveals a surprising reversal when it comes to who is preferred to produce or teach these science, technology, engineering and mathematics related workers--women, by far.
CIO Dave Ballai reflects on what it takes to be a consistent Best Place to Work in IT, and how even the top employers are suffering when it comes to luring IT talent in this tight labor market.
Technology drives so many companies today that businesses in practically all kinds of sectors--consumer goods, healthcare, food--consider themselves technology companies. But those companies haven't necessarily updated their IT operations to reflect the way that their businesses are changing. Michael Coté, director of technical marketing at Pivotal Software, argues that the widespread adoption of software as a service plus fast-moving markets that demand constant change are driving a big revolution in IT departments.
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The tight IT job market has created a new challenge for IT and HR managers: how to assess that a candidate has the potential to grow into the greater role you need. Google's Laszlo Bock knows a lot about how to do tech interviews right and his new book might be just the place for you to start.
Technology professionals have grown accustomed to judging the value of things by how they are "trending." With that in mind, staffing firm Dice.com has released its list of the fastest-trending skills in IT.
Microsoft continues to wave its cloud computing banner high, as the firm's quarterly earnings call yesterday sounded very much like a rousing pep rally, with cloud service revenues slightly edging out analyst forecasts.
Box courts enterprises with the ability to easily create custom apps on its cloud platform without requiring users to have a Box account.
Denial-of-service, code injection and execution attacks potentially possible through a wireless peer-to-peer connection with a vulnerable device.
News Scan: Forecast is for clouds--$40B worth; Wearables will make their way into most firms, eventually; More
The top news stories for April 24, 2015.
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Twitter and a set of other investors have taken positions in Boston-based beacon start-up Swirl, a sign that the maturing technology is starting to get mainstream acceptance.
The Apple Watch has made its grand debut today, with many folks in the enterprise slipping the new wearable on. While fashion may keep commuters oohing and ahhing as they stare at peoples' wrists, there are apps and accessories already on their way to pushing this watch from fun gadget into a daily work companion.