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  • Five New Year's resolutions for your project management career

    The end of the year is often jam-packed at both work and home, and New Year's resolutions either fall by the wayside or get restricted to the same ones every year - lose weight, exercise more and get healthier. While these are certainly important goals, getting a better job or keeping the one you have is right up there. With that in mind, it might be smart to get a jump on some New Year's resolutions for your career that might just help make your annual performance report a little brighter.

    Written by Michael Gartenberg, Michelle LaBrosse30 Nov. 10 03:13
  • Project Management: No horsing around

    IT organizations are expected to complete projects on time, on budget and with high quality -- but often don't.

    Written by Bart Perkins08 Nov. 10 22:11
  • Should Microsoft be carved up?

    A recent Goldman Sachs report that downgraded Microsoft stock from Buy to Neutral also made this startling suggestion: Microsoft should be carved up, with its consumer division severed from its enterprise business.

    Written by Preston Gralla26 Oct. 10 00:51
  • Twitter's new CEO expected to show them the money

    The switch in leadership at Twitter is signaling that the company is ready to turn what has been something of an online adventure into a real money-making business.

    Written by Computerworld Staff06 Oct. 10 06:45
  • CIOs say they're hiring again

    The technology employment outlook is slowly starting to improve, but the uptick in hiring has been modest and hasn't come close to making up for the IT jobs lost during the economic downturn of the past couple of years.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau27 Sept. 10 20:08
  • Nokia unveils new phones, says chairman to step down in '12

    Nokia today confirmed that Chairman Jorma Ollila plans to resign in 2012, marking more sweeping changes as the company tries to win back leadership of a complex market with new smartphones.

    Written by Matt Hamblen15 Sept. 10 02:50
  • It's time for a moratorium on offshoring

    Henry Ford, the automaker, was a genius. He was willing to pay his workers more than twice the going wage to ensure a loyal and stable workforce. Ford felt that a population with a solid and secure income made the best consumers. And he was right. He sold 15 million Model T automobiles, most to the emerging middle class.

    Written by George Tillmann11 Sept. 10 04:21
  • IT execs release guidebook on e-health records implementation

    The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) on Friday released a guidebook to help health-care CIOs with the implementation of electronic medical records (EMRs) so they can meet the government's so called "meaningful use" in order to receive reimbursement funds.

    Written by Lucas Mearian21 Aug. 10 05:14
  • The short list for HP's next CEO could be long

    Analysts are developing a short list of possible candidates to replace former Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Mark Hurd, who resigned Friday. But it's worth noting that Hurd's name didn't come up often, if at all, as a contender in 2005, when he was tapped for the HP job.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau12 Aug. 10 06:06