Tam Harbert

Contributing Writer

Tam Harbert is a Washington, D.C.-based writer specializing in technology, business and public policy.

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Workday is a great place to work, and it wants to stay that way

Workday is a great place to work, and it wants to stay that way

In a fast-growing company, it takes vigilance to hold on to the values that helped place it on Computerworld’s 2018 Best Places to Work in IT. 

IT staffing: When to retrain, when to hire fresh

IT staffing: When to retrain, when to hire fresh

Staffing new projects is no picnic these days -- skilled help is in short supply, but retraining takes time and money, and doesn’t always work. Here’s how to decide which path to take.

How to manage group chat in the enterprise (hint: lightly)

How to manage group chat in the enterprise (hint: lightly)

Slack, Microsoft Teams, HipChat and a host of other collaboration tools are flooding into the enterprise. Here’s how IT is handling the deluge.

Mobile apps that deliver hefty ROI

Mobile apps that deliver hefty ROI

These organizations are putting their mobile apps to the test, driving real ROI with lower costs and new revenue.

How to plan your mobile strategy

How to plan your mobile strategy

Creating an effective mobile-friendly presence takes more than just making your website smaller. We offer some advice on how to shape your mobile platform.

Tech pros make the most of the 'gig economy'

Tech pros make the most of the 'gig economy'

Younger IT workers are increasingly choosing independence over full-time employment. Is the 'open talent economy' right for you too? Three 20- and 30-somethings share their experiences working for everyone from giants like Microsoft...

Drones in the enterprise: The future of data collection

Drones in the enterprise: The future of data collection

UAVs (popularly known as drones) have been in the news a lot lately. But are they really useful as business tools? Here are some tips for enterprise IT on things to keep in mind when deploying a drone.

Tech support’s NSFW problem

Tech support’s NSFW problem

The help desk can be caught in the middle when users put not-safe-for-work (NSFW) material on their personal devices.

Case study: 3 heavyweights give gamification a go

Case study: 3 heavyweights give gamification a go

Think gamification is just a gimmick? NTT Data, SAP and Accenture beg to differ, and they've got the ROI to back up their stance.

Age bias in IT: Should you sue?

Age discrimination lawsuits are on the rise, but they don't always come out in favor of the older worker. Here are points to consider before you call a lawyer.

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