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August 13, 2012  5:59 PM

Is the social media revolution about to declare a cease fire?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
consumerization, corporate culture, Facebook, Hacking, IT staff development, IT staff development and retention, IT training and certification, IT workers of the future, Recruitment tips, smartphones, social media, Staffing, technology trends, women in IT

Are you tired of chasing the social media revolution? Do you wonder how Google manages to gain such fierce employee loyalty? We are too, so we've chased answers to these questions and more in our weekly blog roundup. This week, we're looking at innovation from a government perspective, tips on how...

July 23, 2012  5:38 PM

Microsoft source code sexually harasses women in technology



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
SMB security, social media, social media tools, Twitter, Vendor Relationships, Vendor selection and management, women in IT, Yahoo!

Worried that you missed the latest news? Don't be. We scour the Web and wrangle up the best and brightest from around the blogosphere. This week, we're looking at the Cybersecurity Bill, creepy WiFi spying and women in technology. From our latest CIO Matters column on


June 11, 2012  8:24 PM

The Apple Retina display: Big whoop?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Apple, desktops and laptops, Google, Mobile, mobile devices, tablet PCs, women in IT

Each week, we round up an executive summary of the high points around the blogosphere. This week, we're taking a look at the legality of Internet traffic regulation and how the big Internet companies deal with change haters. For gadget lovers, we're also looking at the new Apple Retina display, the...


May 14, 2012  5:17 PM

Dude, you’re getting a hostile workplace



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
CIO careers, CIO Careers and Staffing, Dell, IT staff development and retention, Leadership, women in IT, workplace culture

In April, Dell's summit in Copenhagen was emceed by Mads Christensen, who is apparently Denmark's version of Rush Limbaugh -- well-known for shocking audiences with bigoted, misogynistic remarks. During his banter, Christensen unleashed a flurry of comments that were decidedly hostile toward women...


April 2, 2012  5:04 PM

Where are the successful women in business leadership?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Amazon, big data, business continuity planning, data breach, data security, Facebook, Hacking, IBM, IT staff development, IT staff development and retention, Millennials, social media, social media tools, Staffing, Steve Jobs, women in IT

Each week, we scour the Web looking for the choicest cuts of the blogosphere. This week, we're taking a look at the illusive Millennial-generation traits that lead to a quest for more "me time" while the generation's women are experiencing job burnout. Richard Branson asks why there aren't more...


March 19, 2012  11:42 AM

The new iPad release: A win or a wash?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Apple, data privacy, Google, Google Plus, iPad, iPad 3, mobile application development, mobile applications, mobile technology, mobile workforce, remote connectivity, Skype, social media, social media tools, social networking, women in IT

Each week, we cover all the best blogs and give an executive summary for busy CIOs. Things were shaking in the world of IT last week, with the breaking news that there's a risk of data privacy on Skype and the very revealing study that women are considered better leaders than men. And let us not...


December 8, 2011  7:17 PM

Good interview questions drive project management success



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
business process management, CIO Careers and Staffing, Google, interview questions, IT staff development and retention, women in IT

We all know that the secret to project management often can be boiled down to your team members. We're currently in the process of collecting nominations for our SearchCIO-Midmarket.com IT...

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September 9, 2011  2:57 PM

What’s the verdict on the VMworld 2011 booth babes?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
CIO, women in IT

Last week, CIO Symmetry was in the middle of a veritable booth babe coup. I never would have imagined that the VMworld 2011 promotional models would be such an emotional subject and, yet,...


September 1, 2011  5:39 PM

Why the VMworld 2011 booth babes are bad for IT



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Staffing, VMworld, women in IT

LAS VEGAS -- This week, I'm experiencing the life of an endangered species. In the sessions and amidst the vendor stalls and hang spaces at VMworld 2011, I am reminded over and over that there is a serious lack of


August 1, 2011  3:35 PM

Info on the new iPhone 5 release and Silicon Valley salaries



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
data privacy, iPhone, Twitter, women in IT

Whatever happened to the lazy days of summer? Things are smoking around the blogosphere, thanks to the impending new iPhone 5 release, the U.S. debt ceiling compromise and the general malaise of the U.S. economy. We've scoured the headlines and are giving you an executive summary of what happened...


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