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7 Ways to Advance Your Project Management Career

Project management experts and executive IT recruiters provide tips to project managers on what they can do to give their careers a boost.

Exclusive video: How a Boston hospital protected healthcare data after last year's Marathon explosions

Dr. John Halmaka tells how his IT team invented a real-time security plan in the midst of the chaos.

Federal CIOs Squeezed by Budgets, Executive Buy-in

Technology chiefs in the federal government say they struggle with their role within their departments and agencies. A bill passed in the House and pending in the Senate could give federal CIOs more authority, though.

Career Watch: Who's the best-paid CIO in the land?

Was HP's EVP of technology and operations the best paid tech leader in the U.S. in 2012? Possibly.

Thornton May: Your privacy map is probably wrong

The privacy maps being created today are primarily designed to avoid lawsuits.

4 things to do now to get ready for the Internet of Things

Loads of IP-addressable sensors and other smart devices are descending on the enterprise. Here's how you'll need to pull them all together.

Cleveland Clinic CIO: Tools are the biggest barrier to IT-driven medical care

Dr. C. Martin Harris, CIO at Cleveland Clinic and a former health technology adviser to President Obama, is using technology to redefine healthcare for patients and caregivers alike. Insider (registration required)

Bart Perkins: How to keep projects on track

Here are some things that IT management can do to identify problems in a timely manner.

CIOs and Procurement Pros Partner on Cloud Services

Cloud services can help CIOs free themselves from worrying about managing data centers, scaling capacity, configuring servers, applying security patches and other routine maintenance so they can focus on providing insight to improve the business.

A simple cure for the cybersecurity skills shortage

An approach that has worked for centuries in all sorts of industries is just as applicable to the security field.

How to get a job in manufacturing IT

To excel in manufacturing, tech workers need to be one part tinkerer and one part visionary, with a bit of analytical acumen thrown in as well.

How to create awareness of the insider threat

One of the legacies of Edward Snowden's treason is that companies are now concerned about the insider threat more than they ever were before. He demonstrates that a single person inside an organization can devastate the organization. While technology should have caught Snowden, there is also the realization that his coworkers and managers should have noticed indications of unusual activities.

Five characteristics of a new breed of CIO

As enterprises rapidly evolve their mindsets and approach to digital, CIOs will be required to either evolve their own profiles and skill sets or risk becoming irrelevant, writes Gartner's Linda Price.

Leave the CIO alone

Alternative titles like chief digital officer and chief technology officer muddy the situation and might even dilute authority.

Paul Glen: The benefits of an unstructured career

Too often we make self-limiting assumptions about position, status and the need to rigidly follow a career path.

Loren Larsen: 4 creative approaches to technical recruiting

With low single-digit unemployment for IT workers and a scarcity of qualified candidates, it's critical for employers to become more effective in their recruiting efforts. Here are four fresh approaches.

How the 2014 Computerworld IT Salary Survey was conducted

A look at the methodology used to collect data for Computerworld's 2014 IT Salary Survey.

Career Watch: Top perks for IT jobs

Pursue the right IT career, and you're practically guaranteed a free lunch.

What do IT workers want?

While traditional incentives like salary and benefits still rule, IT staffers are placing more importance on intangibles such as corporate culture, challenging work and recognition -- a trend that employers ignore at their peril.

Michael Kirven: Why 2014 is the year to become an independent IT contractor

There's never been a better time to explore opportunities as a technology contractor. The potential payoffs can benefit both workers and companies.