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IT execs on the move: March 2015

March has been a busy month for tech executives on the move. To read more about these hires and more, take a look at these summaries. 

Spotlight: New RSA Conference dress code keeps booth presenters covered up

 The RSA Conference has written a new dress code.

Spotlight: Tim Cook speaks out against discrimination, religious freedom laws in WaPo op-ed

In a  Washington Post  op-ed, Apple CEO Tim Cook argued against a state's ability to "enshrine discrimination" through religious freedom laws.

Civil rights lawyer: Kleiner Perkins 'can't declare this as a win'

Last week, nearly a month after the Ellen Pao trial began, the jury in the case found that her former employer, Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, was not guilty on four counts of gender discrimination and not guilty on one count of wrongful termination. 

Special Report: Inside the controversial H-1B visa program

In this four part series, FierceCIO takes a look at the continual controversy surrounding the H-1B foreign worker program, including who gets the visas, who hires the workers, and what the impacts are on the technology workforce in the U.S.

WPI's CIO Deborah Scott stresses wellness, flexibility and inclusiveness in managing a top staff

The IT leader at Worcester Polytechnic Institute shares her views on the role of CIOs in promoting wellness among their staff, establishing a proper work/life balance, and issues of diversity hiring in IT.

News Scan: UN approves appointment of digital privacy rapporteur; Goldman named first-ever White House CDO; More

The top news stories for March 27, 2015.

Salesforce CEO Benioff takes stand against new 'discriminatory' Indiana law

Marc Benioff's latest focus is in, off all places, Indiana. Yesterday, the CEO threatened to stop Salesforce expansion plans in the state if it approved a bill that would allow businesses to oppose certain customers in the name of religious freedom. Today, the governor signed the bill.

News Scan: White House appoints new IT director; Smart wireless devices taking off in healthcare; More

The top news stories for March 25, 2015.

First lawsuits filed to block net neutrality action

It had been suggested that the recent net neutrality vote by the FCC would be tied up for years in the courts, and the telecommunications industry hasn't disappointed, with the first lawsuits filed yesterday.