How to identify soft skills in IT job candidates
As IT departments are called upon to play larger, more public roles in today's businesses, the skill set of the ideal IT employee has changed. How can companies identify whether a job candidate has the 'soft skills' to bridge the gap between IT and the rest of the business?
The Internet of Things calls for a different mindset
Forget investing large and hope people will buy your product or service; it is about adapting in real-time and predicting needs, says Aaron McDonald, CEO of Puttiapps.
New hospital CEOs tend to be outsiders, were rarely CIOs
Look at the hospital C-suite moves made so far in 2014 and you'll see that facilities tend to hire outside candidates for CEO and promote the COO if they do look internally. They all but ignore the CIO when filling the corner office -- but that might actually be a sign of respect.
How CIOs can survive and thrive in a swirl of change
CIOs face unrelenting change as part of the job description. Today they must deal with change coming at them from all fronts. More than ever before, CIOs now have to knock down walls, connect corporate silos, keep customers in their sights, be willing to fail fast and pivot to a more successful strategy -- one that usually involves wielding the power of data analytics.
BYOD twists and turns keep CIOs off-balance
In New York City, venerable companies give luxurious corporate cars to power brokers dressed in Armani suits driving down Wall Street. But across the country in San Francisco, you're more likely to see blue jeans-clad execs driving shared Zipcars to their wacky digs in SoMa, or south of Market.
Former-RBS markets CIO Scott Marcar joins Deutsche Bank
Richard Shannon arrives as Americas CIO
Department of transportation CIO leading a turnaround mission
When Richard McKinney took over at the CIO of the Department of Transportation last May, the IT department was a mess.
OutSystems—A platform whose time has come
In this interview, Paulo Rosado, the founder and CEO of OutSystems, talks about how his innovative company was ahead of its time and how it is blazing a new trail in the platform as a service (PaaS) market
Ballmer's exit from Microsoft's board expected, boosts Nadella's standing, analysts say
The former CEO cited a busy schedule, particularly involving his LA Clippers basketball team, for the board resignation.
Workers going rogue with BYOD (and BYOA)
More than half of employees admit to going rogue to do their jobs. In other words, it really doesn't matter if IT formally rejects BYOD -- or Bring Your Own Apps -- because it's happening anyway.
Amazon Fire Phone: Gimmicks are not resonating with buyers
Research from mobile ad provider Chitika shows that Amazon's Fire Phone probably isn't selling very well.
America’s best kept software secret
Interview with Jack Dangermond, global technology innovator, billion dollar entrepreneur and head of the world's 6th largest privately owned software company, ESRI.