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  • White House education plan leaves visa critics flabbergasted

    Infosys, Tata, Microsoft, Google and Salesforce.com are all contributing, but some critics question the message that linking up with India's top outsourcers gives to current IT practitioners.

  • 5 signs your startup is screwed

    The founders of failed startups share lessons learned along the way -- and signs of impending doom they wish they'd spotted sooner

  • IT pro's revitalization guide 2016

    Happy New Year, techies! Before you jump back into the grind, take a moment to refresh your personal and professional goals via our most insightful tech-management articles and videos.

  • The hidden pitfalls of going freelance in IT

    Independence has its upsides and downsides. IT pros lend firsthand advice on the challenges of going solo

  • How to thrive in the coming tech gig economy

    The rise of contract and contingent work is shaking up the traditional IT career path. Here’s how to navigate for success

  • Q&A about SunTrust’s cooperation clause

    The bank is asserting that the clause it's using in its severance deal with IT workers is being misconstrued. The full clause is offered for readers to make up their own minds.

  • The 33 worst lines ever said by tech recruiters

    Tech recruiters say the darndest things. How many of these cringeworthy pronouncements have you heard?

  • Tech pros make the most of the 'gig economy'

    Younger IT workers are increasingly choosing independence over full-time employment. Is the 'open talent economy' right for you too? Three 20- and 30-somethings share their experiences working for everyone from giants like Microsoft and Google to nonprofits and startups.

  • Clouds ahead: What an IT career will look like five years out

    IT infrastructure is increasingly giving way to the cloud. Here's how to remain relevant in the years ahead

  • Impossible! Management listens -- and hires more people

    A dedicated and hard-working IT team is finally rewarded for its loyalty after a new CEO acts on the results of an internal audit

  • Silicon Valley's 'pressure cooker': Thrive or get out

    People working in Silicon Valley may cry at their desks and may be expected to respond to emails in the middle of the night, but that's the price to work for some of the most successful and innovative tech companies in the world, according to industry analysts.

  • Will the White House disappoint on H-1B displacements?

    A top White House official told House lawmakers this week that the replacement of U.S. workers by H-1B visa holders is troubling and not supposed to happen. But it is hard to tell whether the administration will do anything about it. The signals are mixed.

  • Can't disconnect on vacation? These IT pros offer their hard-earned tips

    We've all done it. Sworn to stay completely uncoupled from the office during a vacation, only to check email and get drawn into a work issue -- going from relaxed to tensed up in minutes.

  • Hot skills alert: Tips for landing a plum project manager's job

    Karen Klein had a typical entrance into the project management profession, evolving into the role after working her way up the IT ranks.

  • MEDJACK: Hackers hijacking medical devices to create backdoors in hospital networks

    After the Office of Personnel Management breach, medical data was labeled as the "<a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/05/cybersecurity-usa-targets-idUSL3N0YR30R20150605">holy grail</a>" for cybercriminals intent on espionage. "Medical information can be worth 10 times as much as a credit card number," reported Reuters. And now to steal such information, hospital networks are getting pwned by malware-infected medical devices.

  • Six entry-level cybersecurity job seeker failings

    When it comes to hiring, enterprise security teams can use all of the help that they can rally. But when it comes to hiring entry-level talent, that's not as easy as it may seem.

  • Six failings common to entry-level cyber security job seekers

    When it comes to hiring, enterprise security teams can use all of the help that they can rally. But when it comes to hiring entry-level talent, that's not as easy as it may seem.

  • Premier 100 IT Leader: Jay Ferro

    When Jay Ferro, 46, joined the <a href="http://www.cancer.org">American Cancer Society</a> as CIO three years ago, he was given a herculean task -- to transform the nonprofit's 12 independent divisions and corporate headquarters into a single entity, beginning with IT.

  • Awareness on the cheap

    You don't have to spend a lot of money on some information security initiatives. Take <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2504968/cyberwarfare/security-awareness-can-be-the-most-cost-effective-security-measure.html">security awareness</a>, for example. You can get huge returns with small investments.

  • IT jobs market booming in the Southwest

    <strong>2015 IT Salary &amp; Jobs Regional Report: The Southwest</strong>