Six smart and cost-effective ways to train employees

Christina Hanger is chief operating officer at Worksoft Inc., a small, entrepreneurial software company in Addison, Texas. She has never had a big training budget, yet she acknowledges that a highly skilled technical

Published on: August 12th, 2009 Mary K. Pratt

Eight points to ponder before joining a small consulting firm

As a result of the shaky economy, many IT professionals have recently lost their jobs, and more layoffs lurk ahead. Many tech workers will consider joining or forming small boutique consulting firms with

Published on: January 23rd, 2009 Bart Perkins

How to dress for a job interview – tips from CIOs

IT professionals aren't known for their fashion sense, they of the uninspired polo shirt and khaki persuasion. When they do dress up, they tend toward the brown suit à la Dwight Schrute. Who

Published on: January 5th, 2009 Meridith Levinson

Money matters – this year’s top-tier CIOs and what they make

We in technology have gotten pretty good at assessing the financial value of projects, but not so much at figuring out what a CIO is worth. Or, if not worth, at least what

Published on: July 4th, 2008 Kim Nash

Ozzie’s ascent at Microsoft signals start of brand new era

If Bill Gates leaving Microsoft is the end of an era, then Ray Ozzie's ascension is the beginning of a revolution designed to transform the company's business model as well as redefine corporate

Published on: June 20th, 2008 John Fontana

Executives and “rogue users” driving enterprise interest in iPhone

You've heard it all before. The CEO buys an iPhone, falls in love, and leans on IT to shift its stack of tasks to make work-enabling his new gadget IT Priority No. 1.But

Published on: February 12th, 2008 Leon Erlanger