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  • How to tell if a company's culture is right for you

    CIO has covered almost every aspect of the job-search process from acing the technical interview to getting past applicant tracking systems to networking your way into your next job, but how do you figure out if a company's culture is the right fit before you accept a job offer? We asked recruiters, CIOs and career coaches to share advice to help you decide for yourself if an organization is one you'll flourish in or one you should pass on.

    Written by Rich Hein08 April 15 06:44
  • 8 Ways to Create a Successful Multichannel Customer Experience

    Consumers today want it all. They want the convenience of shopping online but they crave the visual, emotional and physical experience of touching and trying on (or out) items, which they get by shopping in store.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff24 Feb. 15 08:09
  • 7 Ways You Can Help Your Sales Team Be More Effective

    Every organization wants its salespeople to be successful -- that is, close more sales. Yet ask many salespeople and they will tell you that their organization often makes it difficult for them meet their quotas, requiring them to do lots of administrative work (e.g., enter data into a CRM system) or not providing them with mobile tools.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff20 Nov. 14 03:56
  • How to Prepare for Tough Interview Questions

    We spoke with industry experts to get the advice that will help you craft better answers to what are some of the most common, and difficult, interview questions.

    Written by Rich Hein08 May 14 23:54
  • 8 Tips to Deal With Liability When Outsourcing to Multiple IT Vendors

    Parceling out an IT services portfolio among a number of vendors is the new normal for IT outsourcing. However, these multi-sourcing arrangements are complicated -- if things go wrong there's no single provider to blame. Here are eight steps you can take to manage liability in a multi-sourced environment.

    Written by Stephanie Overby21 Feb. 14 19:41
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  • At what point do white hat hackers cross the ethical line?

    In recent months the news of Chris Roberts alleged hacking of an inflight entertainment system and possibly other parts of the Boeing 737 have sparked a wave of controversy. Public opinion was originally on Roberts' side, but the recent publication of the FBI affidavit changed that drastically. According to the affidavit, Roberts admitted to doing a live "pen-test" of a plane network in mid-air.

    Written by By Ondrej Krehel and Darin Andersen of Cyberunited Lifars15 Aug. 15 07:10
  • Understanding Google's Alphabet structure (think, alpha bet)

    Splitting the name of Google's new holding company Alphabet into two – "alpha" and "bet" – may help explain the new business structure that JP Morgan analyst Doug Anmuth called "an elegant way for Google to continue to pursue long-term, life-changing initiatives while simultaneously increasing transparency and management focus in the core business" in a recent report.

    Written by Steven Max Patterson14 Aug. 15 03:57
  • Will stock, hiring surge at a more transparent Google?

    Google's restructuring could finally deliver to Wall Street something it's been after for years: more insight into what the company is spending on things like Nest, drones and health research.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin12 Aug. 15 06:50
  • Google restructuring could rein in business 'chaos'

    With the restructuring of its business announced Monday, Google may be trying to gain control over the chaos that its myriad of projects and new business ventures has created.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin12 Aug. 15 01:12
  • Making the case for agile in the enterprise

    By now, you know about agile methodologies and how they can help improve your software development efforts. In this series of articles, we will discuss benefits of going agile (Part 1), some traditional concerns with agile at enterprise scale (Part 2) and offer some strategies you can use to become more agile in your shop while minimizing those concerns (Part 3). We also include screencasts to show agile in real-world scenarios.

    Written by Joe Mack23 June 15 07:08

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  • Traversing Energy Markets

    For a number of industries, there is room for delays caused by poor performance of IT infrastructure, and the importance of a solid monitoring system has never been greater. Read about how the Midcontinent Independent System Operator was able to tackle this challenge and effectively administer one of the world’s largest energy markets.

  • End-to-End Automation Drives Business Innovation

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