Dan Tynan

Dan Tynan has been writing about technology since Mark Zuckerberg was in nappies. A prolific freelance writer whose work has appeared in more than 70 publications, he is the former editor in chief of Yahoo Tech and a longtime contributing editor for InfoWorld and PCWorld.

What network pros need to know about IoT

IT jobs bound for extinction

IT jobs bound for extinction

Rapid shifts in technologies—and evolving business needs—make career reinvention a matter of survival in the IT industry

5 strategies to reboot your IT career

5 strategies to reboot your IT career

Here’s how to step out of the server closet and into a more robust (and possibly more rewarding) tech career

Software audits: How high tech plays hardball

Software audits: How high tech plays hardball

'Truing up' licenses amounts to billions of dollars in revenue for the major software makers. Here's where the money goes -- and how it's extracted

The care and feeding of a rockstar developer

Whether you're a hiring company, an educator, or a developer, find out what you're up against in the war for programming talent

Manage infrastructure convergence without losing your grip

Admins will wear many hats as they tackle the infrastructure convergence brought on by rampant data and application growth

Boom or bust: The lowdown on code academies

Located on the top floor of a five-story brick building in the heart of San Francisco's downscale Tenderloin district, Hack Reactor is as far removed from the ivy-clad walls and rolling lawns of top-tier universities as you're...

6 dirty secrets of the IT industry

IT pros blow the whistle on the less-than-white lies and dark sides of the tech business

7 simple rules for hiring great developers

The war for developer talent is hotter than ever. Whether you're trying to build mobile apps, redesign the user experience on your public website, or keep business-critical applications on the cutting edge, everyone needs code.

Fatal distraction: 7 IT mistakes that will get you fired

It's hard to get a good job in IT these days, but it's all too easy to lose one.

6 dirty secrets of the IT industry

IT pros blow the whistle on the less-than-white lies and dark sides of the tech business

Eight is enough! IT's biggest frenemies

You probably have a good idea about who your enemies are. But what about your frenemies?

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