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How I Got Here: John Janakiraman, CTO, Skytap

This interview is part of ITworld's regular "How I Got Here" series which focuses on the career path of successful IT professionals.From his hometown in Chennai, India, to school in the remote deserts of Rajasthan, to fast-paced...

How I Got Here: Robert Reeves, Chief Architect, Application Release Automation, BMC Software

This interview is part of ITworld's regular "How I Got Here" series which focuses on the career path of successful IT professionals.Not many dotcommers and technology executives can lay claim to working on the infamous Warped Tour,...

How I Got Here: Venkat Rangan, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Clearwell Systems

This interview is part of ITworld's regular "How I Got Here" series which focuses on the career path of successful IT professionals.Expectations were high from the very beginning for Venkat Rangan, who was fortunate to get through a...

How I Got Here: Carol Carr, Director of Change Management, Direct Energy

This interview is part of ITworld's regular "How I Got Here" series which focuses on the career path of successful IT professionals. Carol Carr is a member of Pathways, which is a proven leadership development program, designed to...

How I Got Here: Anne Marie Schar, Director of Technology, Mid-Peninsula High School

Anne Marie Schar went from being an English and History teacher, to being a network administrator. She found her current career path through a very unusual and lucky turn of events, first becoming a network admin in a school simply...

How I Got Here: Scott Archibald, Managing Director, Bender Consulting

This interview is part of ITworld's regular "How I Got Here" series which focuses on the career path of successful IT professionals.Scott Archibald hit the ground running and never looked back. He's been with both big and small...

How I Got Here: Paul Okura, owner, CMIT Solutions of Southern Westchester County

This interview is part of ITworld's regular "How I Got Here" series which focuses on the career path of successful IT professionals.Paul Okura has successfully navigated two cultures throughout his long career in finance, moving...

How I Got Here: Harry Labana, CTO, Citrix Systems

This interview is part of ITworld's regular "How I Got Here" series which focuses on the career path of successful IT professionals.Born into a culture with limited choices and high expectations, Harry Labana, CTO of Citrix Systems,...

How I Got Here: Rick Treese, CTO, TheMarkets.com

This interview is part of ITworld's regular "How I Got Here" series which focuses on the career path of successful IT professionals.Rick Treese, Chief Technology Officer at TheMarkets.com, didn't always know he would combine his...

How I Got Here: Nir Zuk, CTO, Palo Alto Networks

This interview is part of ITworld's regular "How I got here" series which focuses on the career path of successful IT professionals.Nir Zuk, founder and CTO of Palo Alto Networks, is passionate about technology, and has little...

How I Got Here: Kenyon Kluge, Director of Electrical Engineering, Zero Motorcycles

This interview is part of ITworld's regular "How I Got Here" series which focuses on the career path of successful IT professionals.Whoever said that electrical engineers were a bunch of pocket protector wearing, Star Wars watching,...

How I Got Here: Galina Datskovsky, Senior Vice President of Architecture, CA

This interview is part of ITworld's regular "How I Got Here" series which focuses on the career path of successful IT professionals.It's not a man's world, it just looks like it sometimes. With only two other women in her graduating...

How I Got Here: Mike Valuck, Senior Consultant, GlassHouse Technologies

This interview is part of ITworld's regular "How I Got Here" series which focuses on the career path of successful IT professionals. Going from being a political lobbyist to an IT consultant was a decidedly unusual turn in Mike...

How I Got Here: Dave Bogan, CIO, CSC

This interview is part of ITworld's regular "How I got here" series which focuses on the career path of successful IT professionals.Anybody with a Liberal Arts degree has no doubt suffered the scorn of their more career-oriented...

How I Got Here: Lance Watson, Vice President of Case Management, Avansic

This interview is part of ITworld's regular "How I Got Here" series which focuses on the career path of successful IT professionals.Lance Watson has done a little bit of everything -- from working on a fishing boat in the Florida...

Top Ten Predictions for Cloud Computing Include Technological, Social and Economic Changes

Cloud computing has changed the way we think, the way we do business, and the way we work. In today’s era of strategic outsourcing and hyper-competitiveness, the economy demands its existence and evolution. Far more than just a way...

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10 Common IT Career Questions

Unemployment has breached the 10 percent mark, and so now's the time to pay close attention to your career. No matter how secure you may feel in that job, there are always questions: When's the best time to ask for more money? When...

Finding work in unconventional places

More people are finding the path to gainful employment to be no further than their spare room at home, and today, it's not quite so unconventional as it once was. In fact, it's gained a lot of momentum, and has become a realistic...

Cisco launches workforce retraining initiative

Michigan is among the hardest-hit states in the country, with mounting job losses shaking the once-dominant auto industry. On Tuesday, President Obama said what nobody in Michigan wanted to hear—that the jobs that were lost in the...

Start-ups may make the best target for the employment search

Before the dotcom boom shook everything up and changed the employment landscape forever, conventional wisdom held that larger companies were inherently more stable, and were better targets for people on a job hunt. Today of course,...

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