Ann Bednarz

Assistant Managing Editor, Features

I write feature stories aimed at enterprise IT pros. I’m particularly interested in career-related subjects, such as hiring trends, salary data, in-demand skills and staffing strategies. I can’t resist stories about buildings and architectural design.

14 go-to tools for Mac sysadmins

IT modernization project makes the grade at North Carolina colleges

IT modernization project makes the grade at North Carolina colleges

Fourteen community colleges (and counting) have replaced slow, aged infrastructure with power- and space-saving alternatives.

Air Force veteran to IT: ‘Live your dreams’

Air Force veteran to IT: ‘Live your dreams’

Retired Major in the United States Air Force inspires IT audience with stories of survival, perseverance, and flying the world’s fastest jet.

Apple admins convene in The Mini Apple

Apple admins convene in The Mini Apple

Apple in the enterprise is a way of life for attendees of JAMF Software’s annual user conference.

16 tips for thriving as an IT contractor

16 tips for thriving as an IT contractor

Companies continue to supplement their full-time technical ranks with temporary contractors. Here’s how to make it work.

Life as an IT contractor

Life as an IT contractor

The upside of life as an IT contractor is alluring. You get to be your own boss, accept only the jobs you want, and work flexible hours. With each assignment comes the opportunity to learn new skills and gain exposure to different...

CIOs Share Must-Have Cloud Skills

Cloud computing prompts IT organizations to rethink how they acquire talent and develop skills.

How giant companies see the cloud

How giant companies see the cloud

16 large enterprises talk about their use of the cloud, their plans, challenges they've run into and how they're approaching the skills issues.

13 Tips to Achieve Cloud Success

Sixteen CIOs and IT leaders shared lesson learned on cloud deployment, use, skills and more.

CIOs Face Cloud Computing Challenges, Pitfalls

What’s the hardest part about migrating to the cloud? Giants talk security, vendor lock-in, shadow IT and other common challenges.

CIOs adopt down-to-earth cloud strategy

CIOs adopt down-to-earth cloud strategy

For CIOs at these large companies, being selective is the key to cloud success.

What giant companies WON’T put in the cloud

What giant companies WON’T put in the cloud

Legacy investments and a reluctance to expose certain assets keep some enterprises from moving more to the public cloud.

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