Articles By Computerworld Staff

How to keep up with industry salary levels

Edward Martin, deputy CIO of George Washington University is this month's Premier 100 IT Leader. He answers questions about pay equity, indispensable skills and how to become a CIO. Q - My company

Published on: June 8th, 2012 Computerworld Staff

Apple updates Mac OSX Lion to 10.7.4

Apple yesterday patched 36 vulnerabilities in Mac OS X, most of them critical, plugging a hole that revealed passwords used to encrypt folders with an older version of FileVault.p>Both Mac OS X 10.7,

Published on: May 10th, 2012 Computerworld Staff

Hands on review of Windows Server 8 beta

Leap Day brought with it the chance to download the beta release of the next version of Microsoft's server platform, along with the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and first looks at the next

Published on: March 1st, 2012 Computerworld Staff

Good, bad and ugly – tech industry predictions for 2009

A group of industry pundits offer their boldest predictions for the companies, technologies and trends that will have a prosperous 2009 -- and those that won't. (And take a look back at last

Published on: January 2nd, 2009 Computerworld Staff

Midmarket still recruiting IT workers

The senior vice president of management services at technology services provider Technisource discusses the types of IT skills being sought by his company's midmarket clients. What's the IT recruitment landscape like? The recruitment

Published on: December 2nd, 2008 Computerworld Staff

18 value, wicked and plain weird tech gifts for friends and family

The holidays can be stressful even in the best of times, but this year's dismal economic climate is bringing new headaches. Not only do we have to grapple with the usual questions about

Published on: November 28th, 2008 Computerworld Staff

Windows XP exit debate – sigh of relief or tears of regret?

The forced retirement of Microsoft's Windows XP is set – with some exceptions – for today. To quell XP separation anxiety and the rancor of seething Vista haters, Microsoft has agreed to offer Windows

Published on: June 30th, 2008 Computerworld Staff

Rely on your professional network to land a senior-level IT job

Q&A: Dave OptonThe CEO and founder of executive job search and recruiting network ExecuNet talks about the employment outlook.Q: With payrolls shrinking and unemployment rising, it seems like a very tough market for

Published on: May 22nd, 2008 Computerworld Staff

Four ways smart IT managers deal with sales calls

Ever wonder if your phone is the only one ringing off the hook with technology vendor sales pitches? It's not. Here's how other IT managers deal with the relentless vendor calls and e-mails.

Published on: May 15th, 2008 Computerworld Staff

Why telecommuting upsets some…who don’t do it

Timothy Golden , a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor, talks about the unhappy side of telecommuting.Telecommuting is painted as a boon for workers. Is it? Research suggests teleworkersexperience a number of positive outcomes. But

Published on: May 12th, 2008 Computerworld Staff

Focus on “quality” dominates IT jobs market

Q&A with David WeldonThe Aberdeen Group analyst discusses the ins and outs of getting hired.What are you seeing with respect to IT hiring practices? If there's an overriding theme in 2008, it's the

Published on: April 23rd, 2008 Computerworld Staff

Innovative workplaces keep IT workers engaged

The principal from professional services firm Towers Perrin talks about keeping IT workers engaged. What are the biggest mistakes that employers make with respect to keeping IT staffers engaged? One of the major

Published on: April 10th, 2008 Computerworld Staff

Inhouse mash-ups and more – mobility will soon transform social networking

Nokia, according to most studies, sells 40 per cent of all mobile phones worldwide, so it may seem unusual that it is pouring cash into a social networking Web site. But that's what

Published on: March 18th, 2008 Computerworld Staff

Would an MSCE add value to my r

I have a master's in computer science and work in data communications and networking. Would an MSCE add value to my résumé? Certifications never hurt. Very few employers require them, but most look

Published on: February 4th, 2008 Computerworld Staff