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  • Why investors are so excited about Slack

    It wasn't long after the launch of Slack's namesake team-communication software last year that the San Francisco company was catapulted into the "unicorn" club -- that growing group of startups with valuations above $1 billion.

    Written by Katherine Noyes18 April 15 06:11
  • AMD withdraws from high-density server business

    AMD has pulled out of the market for high-density servers, reversing a strategy it embarked on three years ago with its acquisition of SeaMicro.

    Written by James Niccolai17 April 15 07:02
  • Tata gives employees anniversary bonus, cuts into profits

    India's outsourcing industry needs to hire and retain staff in big numbers to keep business humming, so for the 10th anniversary of its initial public offering, Tata Consultancy Services announced a one-time "special reward" for its employees.

    Written by John Ribeiro17 April 15 00:32
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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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  • The IT outsourcing price wars are on

    The amount of IT outsourcing business up for grabs, coupled with an eruption of emerging technologies and delivery models, has made 2015 a buyers' market for IT services. As a result, IT service providers are engaged in a price war the likes of which hasn't been seen for nearly 15 years, says Steve Hall, partner and global application development and maintenance lead at outsourcing consultancy Information Services Group (ISG).

    Written by Stephanie Overby08 April 15 05:31
  • Boeing exec details 6 steps that transformed its business

    As the director of Information Technology for CDG, a Boeing subsidiary in the Digital Aviation business unit, I have responsibility to enable thousands of professionals with technology on a global basis. After eight years on the job, I've learned my share of hard lessons about managing people and technology.--

    Written by Paul Duchouquette31 March 15 04:17
  • Traction Watch: Grovo Is Growing 20 Percent Per Month

    With a name like Grovo, you'd expect some serious growth numbers.The micro-training platform uses 60-second videos to help large corporations teach employees new skills. For the past 17 months, the company has grown 20% in revenues month-on-month. That comes to nearly 800% annualized growth!

    Written by John Brandon19 March 15 05:01
  • Traction Watch: BetterWorks Is ramping up to get your ducks in a row

    Looks like the quantified workplace is paying off in spades. Known as FitBit for employee-related goals, Palo Alto-based BetterWorks has doubled their workforce in the last six months. They're on a hiring spree, shopping for technical writers, product managers, support techs, and everything in between. A year ago, they had only six employees. When the app debuted in September, 2014, they had 27 employees. Since acquiring funding from Kleiner that same month to the tune of $15.5 million, they have jumped up to 40 employees.

    Written by John Brandon19 March 15 05:00

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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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