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CIOs and Procurement Pros Partner on Cloud Services
Cloud services can help CIOs free themselves from worrying about managing data centers, scaling capacity, configuring servers, applying security...
LucidWorks preps Solr stack as Splunk killer
Enterprise search software provider LucidWorks has introduced a package based on its open-source Apache Solr search engine that will allow...
Mozilla steps up damage control as pressure for CEO Eich's ouster mounts
Mozilla, the maker of Firefox, went into damage control mode over the weekend in response to criticism that its new CEO had donated to a California...
Beyond Meritocracy: 6 Ways IT Employee Performance Evaluations Are Changing
Neither employees nor their managers look forward to annual performance reviews. That's why experts suggest using methods and tools that provide...
The Grill: Rep. William Keating wants cross-sector data sharing
Rep. William Keating (D-Mass.), who sits on the House Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies Subcommittee, is calling on...
Corporate Boards Are Hungry for IT Info From CIOs
Many board members want CIOs to give them more and better information -- especially about IT risk.
Microsoft accepted PR backlash to protect IP in Kibkalo leak
Microsoft had no choice but to bite the bullet and take the inevitable public relations backlash stemming from last week's disclosure that it...
Survey: State of the enterprise 2014
Cloud, mobile and other tech investments are expected to yield benefits to both the top and bottom lines. But communication, integration and shadow...
Mozilla names Brendan Eich, creator of JavaScript, as CEO
Mozilla named co-founder Brendan Eich, best known as the creator of JavaScript, as its new CEO, filling the spot that had been vacant for nearly a...
The Grill: Rotary CIO Peter Markos
Peter Markos, CIO and general manager for Rotary International, contends with challenges ranging from authenticating a constantly changing list of...
Career Watch: The rise of people architecture
In managing human resources, people architecture is gaining popularity, says IT workforce analyst David Foote. He explains what it is and why...
How to Bridge the Gap Between HR and IT
A poor IT-HR relationship can lead to bad IT hires. IT managers need to provide HR with sharp questions about applicants' technical skills. And...
Tim Cook's approval ranking climbs one spot in top-50 CEO list
Even as Apple CEO Tim Cook is blasted by some investors for not being the next Steve Jobs, the company's employees boosted his approval rating to...
McGovern recalled as 'a catalyst of the computer industry'
In June 1967, when Patrick J. McGovern published the first issue of Computerworld it did something different. It reported on the computing industry...
How to Make Meetings More Productive
With the right collaboration tools and an open-minded management team, the phrase 'productive meeting' doesn't have to be an oxymoron.
Activist investor that wants Office on iPad joins Microsoft board
Microsoft added G. Mason Morfit, president of ValueAct Capital, to its board of directors, making good on its part of the deal it struck with the...
Apple hands stock worth $12.1M to top execs in retention deal
Apple last week gave six top executives $12.1 million each in stock grants that will vest over the next four years, according to filings with the...
Serena Software sold to private equity firm HGGC
Serena Software founder Doug Troxel is teaming up with private equity firm HGGC to purchase the application development software vendor from Silver...
Do you understand your company's personality?
Corporate culture may matter even more to your project's success than ROI does. Here's how to work with it rather than against it.
Career Watch: Pay was down for CS grads last year, but IT workers find that money isn't everything
Two surveys show that starting salaries for recent college graduates with computer science degrees has slipped, but pay might not be the most...