Help desk job can kick start IT career

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEThose looking to break into the IT industry -- whether they are recent college graduates or entry-level professionals, or are transitioning from another profession -- often have the same initial

Published on: February 21st, 2007 Katherine Spencer Lee

Fast track business degrees

Many technology execs want entry-level IT employees to hit the ground running, with concrete skills for real IT work. And they often don't see that in college grads, who typically require on-the-job training

Published on: November 7th, 2004 Galen Gruman

How to apply IT to build business agility

A recent article in Computerworld (U.S.) indicates that IT is struggling with agility, while other articles have cited the diminishing influence of the CIO. IT is a tough job, but it’s no tougher

Published on: April 30th, 2004 Michael H. Hugos

Hackers called truthseekers, problem-solvers

Hacking is not about creating viruses, breaking into computer systems or even rainbow-dyed hair, but is instead about the search for truth, critical thinking and the pursuit of knowledge, according to Richard Thieme,

Published on: August 22nd, 2002 Sam Costello

DEF CON: Hackers called truthseekers, problem-solvers

LAS VEGAS - Hacking is not about creating viruses, breaking into computer systems or even rainbow-dyed hair, but is instead about the search for truth, critical thinking and the pursuit of knowledge, according

Published on: August 5th, 2002 Sam Costello

Version-less software not so simple

Ever since computers were invented and software problems began, we've started every problem-solving dialogue between user and expert with the question "What version are you running?" That the user usually responds with the

Published on: June 13th, 2002 Peter DeJager

Are You a Good IT Boss?

An employee's relationship with his or her boss can determine whether the person will stay at a company or look elsewhere. So it's essential for bosses to continually evaluate themselves and the workplace.Anita

Published on: August 31st, 2000 John Spence