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How can you tell an important social shift from a quickly shifting fad? That's a question entrepreneurs hope to have answered with recent consolidations in the ranks of online code schools. For students and CIOs alike, the question is whether these schools offer a ticket...

Despite the Silicon Valley echo chamber, starting a company remains easily among the most risky career moves for workers. The stress of the job can easily lead to burnout or long-lasting mental health issues. Failures, despite being lauded in some corners, still too often harm...

Nearly twelve years ago, there was a notoriously controversial comment made that “IT doesn’t matter.” Since Nicholas Carr's article first appeared, technology has played an increasing role in business - particularly in the manufacturing space I am in. However, what about us as technologists today?...

Working as a CIO and as a technology columnist, I see both technology PR and IT vendor marketing heading in the same, dangerous direction. In summary, those who do not seek ongoing, permission-based connection are doomed to send out perky little missives that get swatted...

The interview process went smoothly. Then the trouble started. Turns out that new hire wasn't the enthusiastic, clever, and charismatic person you were expecting. And things got progressively worse. A bad hire can cost a company valuable time, customers, and money. Of course, the negative impact...

The U.S. tech industry has been fighting for reform of the country's immigration system for years. On Thursday, President Obama gave the industry what they called welcomed help -- but that's not nearly all they want. Fwd.us,, the immigration reform group spearheaded by Facebook chief executive...

Technology has been accused of making many a job disappear, like the production line or the accounting office. And it is not done yet. A company often resembles its communication and technology system. In the era of cloud computing that the tech industry is moving into,...

Kiwi CIOs have acknowledged the need to adapt their leadership in order to ensure their companies survive and thrive in an increasingly digital world – however, they’re also facing flat IT budgets. Gartner’s annual global CIO survey, which includes 161 CIOs from Australia and New Zealand,...