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Study: Security IT Pros Have Higher Earning Average Than Other IT Fields

According to a recent study by Clearancejobs.com and Dice.com, cybersecurity and other qualified IT security skills are in high demand, especially in the federal government.

It's Time to Invest in Your IT Team

Skills to invest in for 2011 and beyond.

Microsoft Accuses Former Employee of Stealing Cloud Strategy Data

Microsoft filed a motion with a Washington State Superior Court on Thursday that accuses Matt Miszewski, former market development manager for Microsoft's government group, of stealing 600 MB of documents the company considered confidential when taking a new position at Salesforce.com.

IT Graduates Find Difficult Job Market

The challenges facing the class of 2011 could be just as difficult as last year, but new careers can be forged by taking the right steps.

States' Shrinking IT Workforce: The Worst Is Yet To Come

State governments are facing critical IT personnel shortages due to budget constraints and an aging workforce heading for retirement, according to a recent report by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO).

Microsoft Sues Former GM Hired by Salesforce.com

Microsoft filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against a former general manager working in the public sector market who left for an executive position at Salesforce.com.

Developer, Network Architect, Help Support Make List of Best Careers for 2011

In this year's "50 Best Careers" list, released Monday, four IT-related jobs made the cut: computer software engineer, computer support specialist, computer systems analyst and network architect.

Careers: Hiring Unsteady Despite Encouraging Government Report

BLS showed a net gain of 6,500 IT jobs in September, indicating consecutive months of positive IT job growth.

Microsoft's Ray Ozzie To Retire

Microsoft's chief software architect Ray Ozzie is stepping down from his role and will retire, the company announced late Monday.

Ballmer Fills Key Executive Holes

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer named three new company presidents and reorganized two of the company's business units.

HP Taps Outsider as CEO

Once again, Hewlett-Packard Co. has turned to an outsider, naming Leo Apotheker as president and CEO and former Oracle President Ray Lane as non-executive chairman.

Report: Tech Job Growth Seen in First Half of 2010

TechAmerica, a nonprofit advocacy group, released an employment report today showing an increase in tech-related job hiring for the first half of 2010.

HP CEO Mark Hurd Resigns after Violating Company Policies

Hewlett-Packard Co. chief executive officer Mark Hurd is stepping down effective immediately, the company announced late Friday.

A Nice Break

The accidental death of Doug's blackberry gives him the chance to take a real vacation -- for three days.

New Advice for Building Your IT Team

Why generalists are gaining favor in cash-strapped IT departments.

Microsoft Cutting Employees Today

Microsoft is rumored to be laying off employees today, but no comment has yet been released by the company.

Is Change Control Killing Your Business?

Change control can sound good on paper, but it can also be used to shut down change entirely. Here's the process controls you'll want to implement to make sure innovation stays alive and keeps you (and your employer) happy.

IT Spending Budgets Not Yet on Upswing

Computer Economics has painted a pessimistic view for IT budgets the near future.

Report: IT Salaries Edging Upward

IT salaries at enterprises inched up slightly this year for the most part, according to a study published on Monday.

IT Hell: How the Recession Has Affected IT Jobs

Readers share their tales of woe, survival and redemption from the great recession.

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