A new career opportunity for CIOs

I have always found the phrase "IT and the business" to be ironic. "And" typically connotes connection and unity, yet in this context, it is a divider. IT, this phrase suggests, may work

Published on: August 7th, 2008 Martha Heller

Why you need to toot your own horn and how to do it with style

I was invited to an urgent, one-on-one meeting with the CIO of a very large IT organization. No hint of the subject matter. Upon arrival, I saw that he was very disturbed about

Published on: July 29th, 2008 Al Kuebler

Many certifications can supercharge your IT security career

The strands that weave together to form the fabric of a satisfying career are often rich and varied. This is especially true in security, which - despite its ancient roots - is, in

Published on: July 25th, 2008 Lauren Gibbons Paul

Sun’s telework program reduces energy, boosts employee power

Sun Microsystems Inc. is an old hand when it comes to telework: It's been growing its telecommuting ranks through its Open Work program for a decade, and today nearly 19,000 employees - 56

Published on: July 3rd, 2008 Ann Bednarz

Five online training strategies for small businesses

Previously associated with large corporate organization, online training is quickly becoming a popular employee education medium down market as small businesses increasingly recognize the cost savings and convenience that new electronic learning tools

Published on: July 2nd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Why so many women abandon tech careers after 35

What if half the men in science, engineering and technology roles dropped out at midcareer? That would surely be perceived as a national crisis. Yet more than half the women in those fields

Published on: June 17th, 2008 Kathleen Melymuka