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Digital transformation changing the recruiting, job seeking process

IT managers and professionals alike must undergo dramatic change in the next few years in how they recruit new hires or perform on the job, says research firm Gartner.

News Scan: IoT good for vendors; Tech icons star in new graphic novel; More

The top news stories for Oct. 22, 2014.

Steps for selling the cloud to the business side

It's hard selling anything to the businessside today, with tightened budgets and cost-cutting measures in place at many enterprises in the U.S. and beyond. But approaching the business leaders with something like cloud investment, for storage and backup needs, can be even trickier, explains Randy McGraw.

Docker 1.3 to offer improved security

Docker 1.3 to offer improved security with the use of signed images.

Microsoft pulls another Patch Tuesday update; warns of serious new Office bug

Microsoft has pulled another Patch Tuesday update--its third in three months--and separately issued a warning of a serious new bug that is currently being exploited.

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Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Oct. 22, including how a startup's new tablet case could help the deaf acquire jobs, Microsoft drops Nokia from Lumia smartphone brand, OTT players to take $14 billion in revenue from mobile operators this year, Macrocell mobile backhaul gear market growth to stall and the VoLTE market to reach more than 900 million connections by 2018.

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According to a study by Accenture, 77 percent of the C-level executives in chemical companies surveyed think cloud computing and big data analytics are necessary to remain competitive. 87 percent said that failing to use them may lead to a company's extinction.