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  • Happy Labor Day -- will a bot take your help desk job?

    Competing forces are affecting people who work on help or service desks. One is improving automation tools, which advocates say can replace level 1 and 2 support staff. At the same time, the number of help desk tickets is rising each year, which puts more demand on the service desk.

  • Chief data officer may go the way of chief electricity officer

    The U.S. Commerce Department plans to hire a chief data officer , whose job will be to make more of the department's data publicly available. Whoever takes the job will be part of an exclusive club.

  • Cybersecurity should be professionalized

    The time is ripe for professionalizing cybersecurity, according to Salve Regina University's Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy.

  • Secrets to CIO Longevity

    Enterprises that keep the same CIO in place for years -- and even decades -- have a unique culture of collaboration and consistency.

  • Microsoft now leads in tech layoffs

    Microsoft's planned 18,000 job cuts, or 14% of its workforce, is the biggest tech layoff announced this year, surpassing Hewlett-Packard's announcement in May that it was cutting 16,000 jobs.

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