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7 Hot New IT Jobs: Why They Just Might Stick (CIO)

Unusual job titles aren’t new in the IT world. Before the Twitter ninja and social media rockstar, before the webmaster was hired to conjure up HTML sorcery, there was the softwa... More

Robert Half: Automation Will Create More Finance Jobs than it Replaces (ZDNet)

Despite the undercurrent of fear about the impact of automation on jobs, a new study of 160 Australian CFOs suggests that more finance jobs will be created than replaced by automat... More

The 10 Most Expensive Cities for Hiring Tech Talent (CIO)

Wondering where to make your next tech hires? According to a new report evaluating tech talent markets in 50 U.S. and Canadian markets, some of the most concentrated areas of tech ... More

Businesses Seek a Grail, and New Python Book from SAS Delivers (HITS)

SAS® Viya: The Python Perspective, a new book from analytics leader SAS, introduces data scientists, business analysts and developers to the Python client interface in SAS Viya. ... More

Wipro Recognized with Elevate Texas Award (HITS)

Wipro was recognized with the "Elevate Texas" award by the Texas Economic Development Corporation, the organization that markets the state as one of the world's top locations for b... More

Digital Skills: The New Literacy Debate (Forbes)

With more than 90% of U.K. jobs requiring some level of IT competency and digital orientation, the so-called ‘digital skills gap’ is said to cost the U.K. economy more than £6... More

Cisco Completes Acquisition of Viptela (HITS)

Cisco announced today it has completed the acquisition of Viptela Inc., a privately held software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) company based in San Jose. Viptela will expand ... More

Why IT Projects Still Fail (CIO)

Despite new methodologies and management techniques meant to head off spectacular failures, many of the factors that traditionally put IT projects at risk of failure are still pres... More

7 Hot IT Outsourcing Trends – and 7 Going Cold (CIO)

As IT organizations become more strategic, so too do their partnerships with IT outsourcing providers. Digital transformation, automation, and the data revolution are not just shak... More

The Skills and Traits of a Next-Generation CIO (CIO)

As digital transformation threatens to alter everything we thought we knew about business, the C-suite is suddenly crowded with geeks, and companies scrambling to disrupt themselve... More

Slack is Raising $250 Million from SoftBank, Others (Bloomberg)

Slack Technologies Inc. is raising about $250 million in a funding round co-led by SoftBank Group Corp., according to people familiar with the matter, as the Japanese investment fi... More

Wipro, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Partner to Offer Consumption-Based IT Infrastructure Solutions (HITS)

Wipro today announced a partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to offer IT infrastructure solutions in a consumption-based or pay-per-use business model for enterprises.... More

The Skills and Traits of a Next-Generation CIO (CIO)

As digital transformation threatens to alter everything we thought we knew about business, the C-suite is suddenly crowded with geeks, and companies scrambling to disrupt themselve... More

Oracle to Add 1,000 Employees in European Cloud Push (Bloomberg)

Oracle is hiring 1,000 employees in Europe, the Middle East and Africa as it expands its cloud computing services in the region. The company is looking for workers with between ... More

Salesforce’s Chief Equality Officer: Here’s How You Promote Diversity at Work (Fortune)

Tony Prophet, Salesforce’s first-ever Chief Equality Officer, was really excited about a new Salesforce study on values-driven leadership trends. Released today, it found compani... More

Tata Communications Reveal IoT-Themed Challenge (HITS)

Tata Communications, the Official Connectivity Provider to Formula 1, have unveiled the second challenge of the 2017 F1® Connectivity Innovation Prize. The Internet of Things (IoT... More

CIOs Step Into Srategic Role as Tech Buying Moves Out of IT (CIO)

Non-IT line of business leaders are increasingly taking over the technology purchasing responsibility that has traditionally belonged to CIOs, but one industry expert argues this s... More

CFOs Mixed on Letting Workers Earn Continuing Education Credits During Business Hours (HITS)

Employers want financial employees who are well informed on the latest regulations, business trends and best practices. But they're not always willing to let their teams pursue con... More

Can an ‘Agile Business Model’ Ever Work? (Capping IT Off)

Agile: for some it’s a great way to experiment with new ideas quickly, for others it means messy, unstructured projects. Whatever your views on agile, it’s at its best when dev... More

How IT Can Work Alongside Marketing to Deliver on Digital Expectations (CW)

In the latest Adobe Digital Marketing Survey, 41% of the 750 marketers who participated in the research said they wanted to create a digital experience. Only 7% of marketers in the... More