Articles By Mary K. Pratt

Up-and-coming tech jobs

Up-and-coming tech jobs

Any study of the IT labor market is likely to find that project managers and business analysts are in demand,...

May 24th, 2012 Mary K. Pratt
Tech workers stress over skills gap

Tech workers stress over skills gap

 Dean Haddock has seen how highly skilled IT workers can be sidelined: He has witnessed more than one colleague develop...

April 12th, 2012 Mary K. Pratt
Upcoming tech jobs — and how to land one

Upcoming tech jobs — and how to land one

Forecasts for IT hiring are almost universally predicting that project managers and business analysts will be in demand in 2012,...

January 5th, 2012 Mary K. Pratt
7 key skills new IT grads are lacking

7 key skills new IT grads are lacking

Greg Taffet is scouting for talent.Taffet, the CIO of U.S. Gas & Electric Inc. in North Miami Beach, Fla., brought...

October 13th, 2011 Mary K. Pratt
Codelco CIO: How to innovate with change management

Codelco CIO: How to innovate with change management

Every year the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium recognizes IT leaders who pursue innovative uses of technology to further business objectives....

August 23rd, 2011 Mary K. Pratt
When the CIO is also the CFO

When the CIO is also the CFO

IT exec Jeremy Hopkins has a bit more on his plate these days than some of his colleagues in high...

March 14th, 2011 Mary K. Pratt
What CFOs want from IT

What CFOs want from IT

You can't run a company without technology, but you can't invest in technology without the blessings of the finance department....

January 26th, 2011 Mary K. Pratt
IT works out, gets fit

IT works out, gets fit

The phrase "team-building exercise" has a literal meaning for the IT staff at JM Family Enterprises Inc.A group of tech...

September 9th, 2010 Mary K. Pratt
Are biases keeping you from hiring the best candidate?

Are biases keeping you from hiring the best candidate?

Even in a recession, Bobbie Wilbur is always trolling for good people to fill IT positions at her tech services...

August 19th, 2010 Mary K. Pratt
IT innovation: How to avoid being a one-hit wonder

IT innovation: How to avoid being a one-hit wonder

There were no big brainstorming sessions, rah-rah team meetings or executive committees convened to devise a plan to drive FiOS...

July 27th, 2010 Mary K. Pratt