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2012 IT Outlook: More Projects, Tepid Hiring Plans
Our annual Outlook 2012 survey finds 30% of companies still expect an IT hiring freeze, even as interest rises in emerging data center, social, and tablet technologies.
Feds Indict 55 For Cyber Crime Fraud
Crime ring recruited insiders to steal personal information on hundreds of people, which they used to open fake accounts and steal money.
Why Developers Still Target iOS Ahead Of Android
There potentially is more money to be made developing for Apple's iPhone, even though Android has more users.
Salesforce Acquires Rypple For Social Employee Performance Management
Employee performance recognition and goals application to become "Successforce," build on Salesforce's enterprise social media aspirations.
SAP Steps Up Mobile, Cloud And In-Memory Commitments
SAP spotlights innovation, customer success and new partnerships with Google, Tableau and Tibco at its Influencer Summit.
Data Center Automation: Why It's Time To Move
Cloud environments are driving data center automation and making it more difficult to do. But if you want to free up resources for other priorities, it's a must.
What To Look For In Automation Products
Our survey respondents are mostly satisfied with the automation their tool vendors provide--but there's room for improvement.
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The State of Community Management
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It's Back! Our Annual IT Salary Survey For the 15th consecutive year, InformationWeek is conducting its U.S. IT Salary Survey. Upon completion of the survey, you will be eligible to enter a contest for prizes including a Bravia HDTV or iPad 2, and get a link to download our report once it is published. Survey ends Jan. 20
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