Can’t keep your top IT talent? Try people architecture

Organizations having trouble holding onto their top performing personnel might find it worthwhile to try an HR principle that bears some resemblance to IT architecture initiatives. According to David Foote, chief analyst for

Published on: March 25th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Wanted: Defenders of the public interest

The first imperative of the CIPS Code of Ethics is to protect the public interest and maintain integrity.  First among the eight principles of the ACM/IEEE Software Engineering Code of Ethics and Professional Practice

Published on: October 25th, 2013 Daryl Hepting

Professionalism: Growing or in a downward spiral?

Professionalism is controversial but primarily only in ICT. Why? Medicine, Law, Accounting we accept it and it is codified. For Information Communication Technology (ICT), it results in heated debate since there is a

Published on: September 30th, 2013 Stephen Ibaraki

Why you need big data ‘rock stars’

When Venugoppal Adooparambi, director of big data consulting firm Optum, was advising supermarket chain SuperValu Inc. on a data analysis system implementation among his chief challenges were that he was dealing with over

Published on: August 28th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Give slackers a kick in the pants

Always select one important professional development skill or competence that your staff member needs to develop or improve. To identify that goal, look at the work that needs to be done. Perhaps the

Published on: June 15th, 2010 robert hewes

Spotlight on Marilyn Steinberg

InterGovWorld's Spotlight series profiles Executives, decision-makers and their initiatives across all levels of Canadian government.(CSA Photo) Part 1 of InterGovWorld's Spotlight on Marilyn Steinberg, program manager for space awareness learning at the Canadian

Published on: January 7th, 2007 Lisa Williams

Industry Canada awards $6.6 million in funding

CANARIE Inc. was awarded $6.6 million in funding from Industry Canada earlier this week that it will distribute to eight public and private organizations across Ottawa.CANARIE is a not-for-profit corporation that is supported

Published on: July 10th, 2003 Albert Leonardo

IT leaders explore their strengths

During her 20-year rise through the IT ranks, Atefeh Riazi had always credited much of her success to what she considered her greatest strength: her diplomacy.But when Riazi headed to Hartford, Conn., four

Published on: September 5th, 2002 Melissa Solomon