Six tips on spotting your company’s IT upstarts and putting them to good use

Here's a sobering statistic: Eighty percent of enterprise IT functions are being duplicated by folks outside of the IT department, says Hank Marquis, director of ITSM (IT systems management) consulting at Enterprise Management

Published on: April 28th, 2008 Dan Tynan

Google searches for way to improve business decisions with an internal prediction market

Prediction markets are known to forecast the outcome of elections more accurately than polls. Now Google is using an internal prediction market to improve business decisions and learn how employees exchange information. Basically

Published on: March 6th, 2008 Jon Brodkin

Cobol career opportunities galore, but skilled coders hard to find

Last summer, Michael Vu, a 40-year-old independent IT consultant, found himself in a wholly unexpected place midway through his career.He'd signed a three-week contract to help a major U.S. retailer with an enterprise

Published on: February 22nd, 2008 Tam Harbert