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3 Reasons CIOs Must Lose Hiring Perfection Goggles
Tracy Cashman, SVP & Partner, WinterWymanCommentary
Got open IT job slots? Holding out for Mr. or Ms. Absolutely, Completely, Utterly Right is likely to backfire. Here's how to get real and get hiring.
By Tracy Cashman SVP & Partner, WinterWyman,
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How IoT Affects Your Enterprise
Steve Hilton, Managing Director, MachNationCommentary
The Internet of Things and the Internet of Everything may seem like mere buzzwords, but enterprises are deploying real IoT projects that affect their enterprise networks, data centers, cloud services, and personnel.
By Steve Hilton Managing Director, MachNation,
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7 Hot Technologies To Watch At Interop New York
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
From SDN and DevOps to containers and the IoT, Interop New York will feature the hottest technology trends in the tech industry today.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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The Security Skills Shortage No One Talks About
Jeremy Bergsman & Emma Kinnucan, CEBCommentary
Lack of soft skills in information security is an even bigger problem than the shortage of technical expertise.
By Jeremy Bergsman & Emma Kinnucan CEB,
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ONF Develops SDN Certification
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
The Open Networking Foundation kicks off a program to develop vendor-neutral certification to validate knowledge and skills in software-defined networking.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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20 Computer Science Degrees: The Most Bang For The Buck
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
The computer science programs at these universities offer the best long-term return on investment, according to PayScale's calculations.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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Cyber Security Education: Remove The Limits
W. Hord Tipton, Commentary
Highly technical and high-level strategic education must come together to achieve cyber security goals.
By W. Hord Tipton ,
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Breaking Down Silos: Soft Skills Required
Thomas LaRock, Head Geek, SolarWindsCommentary
These tips will help build your communication and soft skills, breaking down the silos IT departments have built.
By Thomas LaRock Head Geek, SolarWinds,
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How To Survive In Networking
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefCommentary
Jeremy Schulman shares his secrets for navigating the transition in network operations by leveraging lessons learned from DevOps.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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IT Hiring: Social Media Matters
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
A survey by TEKsystems shows that both IT pros and those in charge of IT hiring rely heavily on LinkedIn and other social media to find and screen each other.
By Marcia Savage ,
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Confessions Of A VMworld Virgin
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefCommentary
I'm heading to WMworld for the first time, and relying on a schedule filled with smart people and intriguing activities to keep me on track.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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IT Certification's Top 10 Benefits
Global Knowledge, Global Knowledge
IT certification and training can help you advance in your career, strengthen your IT skills, and provide your employer with a more qualified and dedicated staff.
By Global Knowledge Global Knowledge,
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Cisco Certifications Confront Changing Skills Needs
Ethan Banks, Senior Network ArchitectCommentary
New certs focused on network programmability, IoT, and IT/business skills will help steer IT pros toward emerging technologies. They could also help Cisco keep its hold on the market.
By Ethan Banks Senior Network Architect,
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How To Build A Federal Information Security Team
(ISC)2 Writers Bureau, Commentary
Federal security officers face many challenges building and maintaining an information security team. Here are some tips for putting together a group of employees that will protect your systems and data.
By (ISC)2 Writers Bureau ,
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Have You Hugged Your Sysadmin Today?
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefCommentary
Celebrate System Administrator Appreciation Day by showing some gratitude toward the IT pros who do it all.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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IT Budgets Up In 2015, Hiring Tepid
Robert Mullins, News
A survey shows organizations will spend more on IT next year, but IT pros don't expect those extra dollars will translate into bigger IT departments.
By Robert Mullins ,
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Cisco DevNet Focuses On Developers
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
The program provides APIs and aims to promote DevOps by bringing network engineers and software developers together.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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8 Gotchas Of Technology Contracting
Craig Auge, Partner, Vorys
IT projects often involve multiple legal contracts for technology and services. Avoid these "gotchas" to ensure smooth agreements and relationships.
By Craig Auge Partner, Vorys,
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Government Security: Saying 'No' Doesn't Work
Steve Jones, Group Strategy Director, Big Data & Analytics, CapgeminiCommentary
It's time for government agencies to move beyond draconian security rules and adopt anomaly analytics.
By Steve Jones Group Strategy Director, Big Data & Analytics, Capgemini,
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3 BYOD Risk Prevention Strategies
Jim Szafranski, SVP Customer Platform Services, FiberlinkCommentary
An effective BYOD plan must balance control with convenience. Here's what to keep in mind.
By Jim Szafranski SVP Customer Platform Services, Fiberlink,
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