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Career Watch: Getting the bottom line into your resume

How can you use your resume to give prospective employers insight into how you helped your past employers?

Tech vendor startups gain ground

Many enterprise IT leaders say there are benefits to doing business with startup vendors.

How to make the most of an IT buyer's market

New technology trends are driving big changes in the vendor landscape and creating a once-in-a-career opportunity for savvy CIOs. Huge price cuts, packaged deals, favorable contracts and unique partnerships with big-time vendors are now within reach.

Bart Perkins: A project staffing worst practice

When it comes to IT professional services, using the DOD sourcing method called Lowest Price Technically Acceptable is ludicrous, because it disregards the value of expertise and experience.

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.

Bart Perkins: How to keep projects on track

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

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.

Career advice: Learn from your mistakes

Premier 100 IT Leader Doris Peek also answers questions on the value of education and of learning about the business.

Trek Bicycle Rides Project Management Tool to Efficiency

Getting new products to market on time is critical, especially for a business that is seasonal. In order to improve new product development and delivery Trek Bicycle implemented a project management tool that is keeping teams better connected, collaborating and creative.

Career advice: Moving into Internet security

Premier 100 IT Leader Stuart Kippelman also answers questions on career growth.

11 Project Management Tips for Setting and Managing Expectations

Project management experts discuss the best ways to set, manage and adjust expectations to ensure that projects don't veer off course -- and they suggest what steps project managers should take if they do.

The Grill: Darren Ghanayem juggles WellPoint's mandates for the federal healthcare law

As vice president and CIO at WellPoint's commercial business unit, Darren Ghanayem is juggling the mandates of the new federal healthcare law while continuing to support corporate initiatives.

Paul Glen: The gifts and costs of working with 'them'

When two parties are in conflict, they don't have to agree in order to respect and learn from each other's perspective.

IT: Don't let the CEO wonder what you do all day

If there's no catastrophic system failure or major software deployment to work on, CEOs might wonder what IT does all day. Here's how to make sure your contributions aren't undervalued when things go smoothly.

7 Top Wishes of IT Project Managers

If IT project managers were granted three wishes by the IT genie, what would they wish for? Here are the seven desires you'd find on the list.

Paul Glen: When you've had it with a stakeholder

While you oftentimes just have to live with whatever it is you don't like, some situations call for a more forceful reaction.

The Grill: Cynthia Nustad creates a culture of transparency

Cynthia Nustad, senior vice president and CIO at Health Management Systems, says having an engaged and educated executive team, with a clear understanding of IT investments, creates a higher chance for project success.

Buried in software licensing

IT leaders are fed up with the perpetual-license-plus-maintenance approach to enterprise software purchases, and they're tired of running on the upgrade treadmill simply for the sake of keeping their software maintenance status current. Here's a look at how they're breaking free.

Paul Glen: Nobody wants you to be a technology vending machine

Providing a quick-win deliverable is of value only if what was asked for is what's really required.

The Grill: Scott Blanchette on building a professional services culture

Scott Blanchette, senior vice president of IT services at Vanguard Health Systems, stays competitive with outside service providers by emphasizing transparency of pricing and delivering business results.