Getting a pulse on your market

As CIO for Quest Diagnostics, the leading diagnostic testing company in the U.S., I not only have to keep information technology operations running, I also have responsibility to use IT to create competitive

Published on: December 19th, 2007 Mary Hall Gregg

Emerging workforce require different tools and IT policies

Chris Scalet realized that the next generation of workers will likely require drastically different IT tools and policies as he watched his 20-year-old daughter studying for college classes recently.Scalet, senior vice president and

Published on: December 18th, 2007 Heather Havenstein

How SMBs can maximize tech dollars

Replacing the technology you have with less expensive alternatives (like getting OpenOffice for free rather than spending hundreds on Microsoft Office) can save you money, but it won't really upgrade your business.Bottom line,

Published on: December 15th, 2007 James E. Gaskin

Hiring managers’ Christmas wish list

The holidays are a great time for IT professionals to pick up consulting assignments that could lead to permanent positions. Retailers of all shapes and sizes are beefing up their IT infrastructures to

Published on: December 13th, 2007 Jim Lanzalotto

CIOs vexed by Web 2.0 issues

Web 2.0 and emerging mobile technologies have some CIOs taking stock of how to keep control and still give their users new freedoms.In the midst of confronting emerging technologies, there can be feelings

Published on: December 13th, 2007 Matt Hamblen

Finding skilled IT workers – a CIO priority

What's on the minds of Australia's banking and finance CIOs as 2008 approaches? Finding skilled and talented people to work for them, effective communication with the other business leaders, and, of course, going

Published on: November 30th, 2007 Rodney Gedda

Get the job you want

Results from Computerworld's recent jobs survey and the Q3 results from the Yoh Index of Technology Wages are a must-read for anyone in the IT industry. The surveys show some common trends, in

Published on: November 13th, 2007 Jim Lanzalotto

It’s 1999 all over again

Anyone who lived through the dot-bomb implosion in has probably developed a healthy dose of skepticism -- especially about all those caffeine-fueled high-tech jobs that shriveled up when the tech downturn hit. After

Published on: October 10th, 2007 Steve Fox