Stories by Fawn Fitter

Feature: Dull jobs but great opportunities

In the Web-enabled, e-commercial, data-warehoused brave new world of information-technology careers, job seekers who turn up their noses at less trendy positions may be making a huge career misstep.

Feature: Objects of desire

It's almost a cliche to refer to the job market for a particular IT skill as white-hot -- but in the case of object-oriented programming skills, it's an understatement

Need a Data Mining System?

The ideal data mining experts are technologically savvy and understand databases. But they're also comfortable and familiar with statistics and business and have a much broader business perspective than most IT positions allow, said Howard Dresner, a research director at international consulting firm GartnerGroup Inc. in Stamford, Connecticut, who specializes in helping clients set up their own data mining systems.