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How to be a CTO in the age of digital disruption (and live to tell about it)

There are many ways for for modern CTOs to ensure they're forging the right path for their team and company. Start by asking the right questions.

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What the rise of social media hacking means for your business

While it might be easy to dismiss sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn as harmless diversions for employees, they reveal a wealth of actionable intel to a hacker.

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Mingis on Tech: Hot tech skills 2017

What IT skills are hiring managers most looking for in the new year? We run down the list of what's hot and why.

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Now that's a perk: Seattle tech startup offers new parents the miracle of sleep

Parental perks are aimed at attracting more diverse workforce

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Trump’s plan for protecting IT jobs raises hopes, fears

President-elect Trump is threatening tariffs and promising H-1B visa reform, but may be offering carrots as well, namely tax incentives.

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10 hottest tech skills for 2017

Are your assets bankable in 2017? Hiring managers say they'll seek out these skills most in the New Year.

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Playing cyber defense is not enough to win

Where to draw the line when it comes to offensive cyber attacks

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Coworking tips to increase your productivity and privacy

More and more people today work in open offices or coworking spaces. Such environments present unique challenges and opportunities, and the following tips can help ensure personal privacy and also maximize productivity.

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Facebook, Google, World Wide Technology near top of Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2017 list

Depending up on how loosely I define "enterprise technology vendor," I'd say about a third of the 2017 Glassdoor Best Places to Work in the U.S. list consists of companies that supply IT professionals and those they support.

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10 companies with employee benefits you won't believe

Tech companies keep upping the ante to attract new talent and keep current employees happy, and in the process, they've manage to change how businesses approach benefits. These 10 companies haven't stopped at free food and fitness...

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CMO Perspectives - Karen Walker of Cisco | Part 2

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Karen Walker, CMO of Cisco, sat down for a three-part IDG CMO Perspectives series with Josh London, IDG’s CMO, to...

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Companies increasingly looking for hackers to attack their networks

As its ‘bad guy’ stereotype wanes, hacker job postings in the enterprise jump 700% in three years.

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6 tips for negotiating a better executive IT offer

Negotiating a compensation package is nerve-wracking for anyone, but as an executive, there are additional complexities. Here's how to get it right.

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2016’s notable deaths in technology, science & inventions

Paying respects to computing pioneers, corporate leaders (AT&T, Intel) and the most inventive of inventors who passed during 2016

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AI will take some jobs, but no need to worry

There will still be plenty of work to go around so job prospects should remain good, especially for those who keep up with technology, broaden their skill sets, and get a better understanding of their company's business needs.

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CMO Perspectives - Clint Oram of Sugar CRM

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Clint Oram, Co-Founder and CMO of SugarCRM, sat down with Josh London, IDG’s CMO, to share his perspective on using...

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Twitter gets new product head and team from app startup Yes

Twitter has swallowed social app developer Yes and is also getting a new product head as part of the deal.

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