Beth Stackpole

Contributing writer

Beth Stackpole, a frequent Computerworld contributor, has reported on business and technology for more than 20 years. Disclosure: She also writes for Hewlett-Packad's marketing website TechBeacon.


Forecast 2016: 5 disruptors to keep on your radar

Forecast 2016: 5 disruptors to keep on your radar

Savvy tech execs can't afford to ignore these developments, which stand to remake the future of IT. 

Forecast 2016: 5 fast-track trends to tackle now (and one to ignore)

Forecast 2016: 5 fast-track trends to tackle now (and one to ignore)

IT will drive business change in 2016 thanks to key tech developments like cloud computing, security, the Internet of Things, analytics, and the emergence of IT as a change agent. 

The holy grail of digital transformation: Improved employee efficiency

The holy grail of digital transformation: Improved employee efficiency

How three organizations delivered digital initiatives that help people close deals faster, reduce paperwork and get the most out of their workdays.

2015 reality check: IT spending, confidence on an upswing

2015 reality check: IT spending, confidence on an upswing

2015 continues to be a solid year for IT, with budgets rising, confidence growing and IT-business alignment strengthening. The pace of hiring dipped mid-year -- an indicator of the tight market for talent rather than a harbinger of a...

Budding role of IT communications director helps IT deliver its message

Budding role of IT communications director helps IT deliver its message

As CIOs face rising competition, they are creating a new, dedicated IT communications role to help promote the IT brand and coordinate messaging.

The No. 1 large place to work in IT: Quicken Loans

The No. 1 large place to work in IT: Quicken Loans

Abundant perks aside, IT team members are drawn in by a culture that values innovation, fosters an entrepreneurial spirit and uses technology to drive business goals.

IT careers: Security talent is red-hot

IT careers: Security talent is red-hot

Security pros are in high demand, and companies are willing to pay top dollar for the right candidates. Do you have what it takes to succeed on the infosec career track?

2015 reality check: IT hiring, spending are up -- for now

2015 reality check: IT hiring, spending are up -- for now

How is 2015 shaping up for the IT industry? Spending is on the rise and hiring is increasing, but competition for employees with in-demand skills may slow innovation.

IT hiring: 4 things you're doing wrong (and how to fix them)

IT hiring: 4 things you're doing wrong (and how to fix them)

IT organizations may be their own worst enemies when it comes to effective strategies for sourcing, screening and hiring IT talent.

IT spending reality check: 2014's mixed message

IT spending reality check: 2014's mixed message

Tech budgets and hiring are down from earlier optimistic projections, but IT's confidence is holding steady.

Millennials choose enterprise IT -- really!

Millennials choose enterprise IT -- really!

Millennials forgo startups to work in corporate IT.

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