Articles By Denise Dubie

Right IT skills needed to drive business growth in 2010

Enterprise IT leaders planning for 2010 might find themselves coming up short on staff and the necessary high-tech skills needed to help their companies rebuild and drive business growth during the economic recovery,

Published on: December 18th, 2009 Denise Dubie

Exploited IT workers will ‘jump ship’ when recovery comes

IT professionals asked to do more work for less pay and fewer benefits might be able to forgive their employers' financial choices, but industry watchers say high-tech workers won't soon forget being treated

Published on: November 20th, 2009 Denise Dubie

10 ways to keep your job in a volatile workplace

Despite talk of an economic recovery on the horizon, countless lost jobs won't be replaced and IT organizations are still weighing layoffs as a way to cut operations budgets. Recent survey data from

Published on: September 9th, 2009 Denise Dubie

Heavy workloads, recession fears stress IT professionals

IT professionals taking on more work in light of the current economic climate identified rising workloads as the greatest source of workplace stress, according to research from Robert Half Technology.The IT staffing and

Published on: October 31st, 2008 Denise Dubie

IT workers can expect pay raises in 2009

IT Salaries Expected to Rise in 2009IT professionals with help desk, application development and ITIL skills are in demand, and employers seem willing to pay more for them, in spite of the economic

Published on: October 27th, 2008 Denise Dubie

Startup tackles app management in virtual environments

A team of systems management industry veterans this week launched a company and introduced technology that BlueStripe Software says gives IT managers the tools they need to track and optimize application performance in

Published on: September 10th, 2008 Denise Dubie

Social networking do’s and don’ts for job seekers

Social networking sites offer IT job seekers the resources to find peers with similar skills and learn more about employers.But candidates should be aware that the online outlets also provide employees a glimpse

Published on: August 18th, 2008 Denise Dubie

VMware bug shuts down virtual servers

Many VMware customers Tuesday were prevented from logging onto their virtual servers as a bug distributed in a software update effectively stopped the boxes from powering up. According to VMware, the issue involves

Published on: August 15th, 2008 Denise Dubie

Moms get thanks from women in IT

Not just professional athletes and actors thank their mothers for helping them succeed. Women in IT also credit their moms for making them realize they could conquer any career -- even the male-dominated

Published on: May 12th, 2008 Denise Dubie

10 IT skills in demand today

Technology pros looking to find new work or secure their current jobs should get schooled on wireless, Web 2.0 and virtualization while also boning up on business basics. "IT professionals with the right

Published on: April 21st, 2008 Denise Dubie

Five IT skills that won’t fatten your wallet

Technical skills may never die, but areas of expertise wane in importance as technology advances force companies to evolve and IT staff to forsake yesterday's craft in favor of tomorrow's must-have talent."There is

Published on: April 21st, 2008 Denise Dubie

Tales of skills shortage untrue say unemployed IT professionals

Terri Morgan could sell her talents to anyone that would listen, but software programs used to screen IT job applicants don't hear so well. Morgan has dealt with more résumé screening programs than

Published on: April 15th, 2008 Denise Dubie

Network management advice from an 11-year-old expert

When Victory Baptist School, a small private school in Sherwood, Ark., was struggling to keep its computer network together last year, an 11-year-old student named Jon Penn stepped in as network manager.Penn is

Published on: April 15th, 2008 Denise Dubie

IT salaries edge up but gender gap widens

Salaries for IT pros only edged up in 2007 from 2006, and the gender gap widened to the point where women in IT are now making 12 per cent less on average than

Published on: January 30th, 2008 Denise Dubie

“Innocent” insiders – a weak link in enterprise security chain

It probably doesn't give security managers much comfort to hear that the majority of internal employees that pose a significant threat to network security are well-meaning, innocent offenders -- as opposed to those

Published on: December 11th, 2007 Denise Dubie