The year 2012 should be a banner year for Microsoft. With what seems like every product going through a major revision, this year means more changes for the Information Technology industry than any year in recent memory.
- By Greg Shields
Microsoft has achieved the No. 1 position on the "Top 25 World's Best Multinational Workplaces List."
Even the sharpest tools in the IT shed blunder from time to time. Here are a few of your biggies.
A key figure in Microsoft's Windows Phone segment and 21-year Microsoft veteran, Charlie Kindel has announced his departure to found his own company.
Federal CIO Vivek Kundra will be replaced by former Microsoft executive Steven VanRoekel.
- By Alice Lipowicz
IT pros need to constantly update their skills in order to survive. Redmond asked experts -- and readers -- which skills and jobs have a solid future and which ones will crumble in the years to come. Here's what we found.
Training has come a long way...make sure you consider all options when planning your staff improvement.
- By Greg Shields
Microsoft's SharePoint director of product management talks with us about how the platform has evolved and what's in store for the future.
Check out who we think are the top leaders in the IT world (that aren't located in Redmond).
Everyone is pushing the cloud. But there's a raging debate as to whether the cloud is good or bad for IT. We talked to readers and analysts and other industry experts to find out what the cloud may really mean for your future, plus other implications of this emerging technology.
Being able to equate time to money is one of the most important business skills an IT manager can have. Here's some tips to help you do just that.
Check out these videos highlighting Microsoft CEO's larger-than-life personality.
- By Lee Pender, Jeffrey Schwartz
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.
- By Henry Kenyon
Skills to invest in for 2011 and beyond.
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.
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.
- By Paul Korzeniowski
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).
- By Kathleen Hickey
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.
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.
BLS showed a net gain of 6,500 IT jobs in September, indicating consecutive months of positive IT job growth.
- By Stephen Swoyer