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Simple misunderstanding

Older programmer's new boss can't seem to hide the fact that she thinks he's incompetent due to his age. What will it take to show her he can write code she likes?


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2017 IT jobs report: Northeast region

Higher-than-average salaries reflect the red-hot job market for IT professionals in the Northeast U.S. Find out if your pay is keeping up with the regional average for your position.

Of course, that's just an approximation...

College student in the 1970s works nights as a computer operator, and he gets to use the mainframe for his homework, too -- but its performance isn't all he's hoping for.

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2017 IT jobs report: South Central region

For many IT skills, job openings outnumber candidates in the South Central region of the U.S. Check out our salary listings to see if your pay is keeping up with regional averages.

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About the Premier 100 Technology Leaders Awards

Computerworld's Premier 100 Technology Leaders Awards honor individuals who have had a positive impact on their organization through technology.

Honor, redefined

It's 1981, and these university students submit their Cobol homework on punched cards on the honor system. But is somebody getting ahead by being not quite so ethical?

And you thought you knew how to do arithmetic

Manufacturer hits IT with layoffs -- and despite management promises, employees get the ax, while contractors are kept on because "they're cheaper." How does THAT add up?

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2017 IT jobs report: North Central region

Check out our salary listings for 30 IT jobs in North Central region of the U.S. Is your pay keeping up?

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CIO Career Coach: Be a good storyteller

Stories are the most powerful communication devices available. Tell better stories, and you’ll become a better CIO.

Enhance your resume (the vendor sales rep way!)

It's the 1980s, and this IT pilot fish is in the market for a word processor. But the sales rep has a different idea -- and he says it'll be good for fish's career, too.

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2017 IT jobs report: Mountain region

IT job candidates have the upper hand in many cities in the Mountain region. Compare your pay to average salaries for a range of positions in the region.

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Interview: Sara Spivey, CMO, Bazaarvoice

Sara Spivey, Chief Marketing Officer of Bazaarvoice, discusses how Bazaarvoice uses segmentation to reach the right audience, the importance of data in delivering personalized customer experiences and why face-to-face events are still...

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Interview: Lauren Flaherty, EVP & CMO, CA Technologies

Lauren Flaherty, EVP and CMO of CA Technologies, discusses the changing role of the CMO, the importance of mapping the buyer journey, launching CA's Modern Software Factory and reaching the right tech buyers and decision-makers.

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2017 IT jobs report: Pacific region

The Pacific region of the U.S. offers a plethora of job opportunities for skilled IT pros who are passionate about technology. See how your pay stacks up to average salaries in the region.

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CIO Career Coach: Become an Enterprise Leader

Martha Heller offers advice for how to develop the courage to become an enterprise leader.

How revolutions are born

Flashback to the mid-1970s, when this company's VP of Real Estate wants a regularly updated list of leaseholders in alphabetical order, and IT says he can have it in two years -- maybe. Better ideas, anyone?

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6 steps to a more diverse IT workforce (with video!)

From wordsmithing job postings to recasting interview panels, IT organizations are finding new ways to recruit more women and minorities.

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Hiring for a diverse IT team

Technology leaders share their tips for hiring a diverse IT workforce.

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The benefits of diversity in IT

Bringing in multiple points of view is critical to business and IT success.

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