Articles By Patrick Thibodeau

On the job with the White House CIO

On the job with the White House CIO

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.-- Here are two facts about Brook Colangelo 's job as the CIO of the Executive Office of President.On...

March 14th, 2012 Patrick Thibodeau
Who do you blame when IT breaks?

Who do you blame when IT breaks?

There's always a reason why things break in IT, and the powers-that-be can usually find someone to blame -- be...

March 5th, 2012 Patrick Thibodeau
Big data helps drive math Ph.Ds to IBM

Big data helps drive math Ph.Ds to IBM

Big data , and the need to analyze data that's collected from every interface and sensor imaginable, is increasing the...

February 23rd, 2012 Patrick Thibodeau
Linux skills in demand, wages up

Linux skills in demand, wages up

If you work as a Linux developer or system administrator, your pay should be increasing -- and so should your...

February 16th, 2012 Patrick Thibodeau
U.S. firms should disclose offshore hiring: lawmaker

U.S. firms should disclose offshore hiring: lawmaker

A newly filed U.S. House bill would require that U.S. public companies disclose the number of workers they employ in...

February 2nd, 2012 Patrick Thibodeau
IT managers are aloof, insular, says psychologist

IT managers are aloof, insular, says psychologist

Organizational psychologist Billie Blair IT managers and their staffs are different from the rest of us. They view the world...

January 3rd, 2012 Patrick Thibodeau
Hadoop challenger works to add developers

Hadoop challenger works to add developers

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.  - LexisNexis has worked for more than a decade to develop a large scale system for Big Data...

December 22nd, 2011 Patrick Thibodeau
New year, new job? Here’s 10 companies that are hiring

New year, new job? Here’s 10 companies that are hiring

Even in this today's economy, there are rapidly expanding companies that have set big hiring targets. Companies are looking to...

December 15th, 2011 Patrick Thibodeau
Domain name woes highlight Congressional hearing

Domain name woes highlight Congressional hearing

WASHINGTON -- The best part of Wednesday's U.S. House of Representatives hearing on domain names may have happened when Anjali...

December 14th, 2011 Patrick Thibodeau
‘Server huggers’ present obstacle to cloud adoption

‘Server huggers’ present obstacle to cloud adoption

Chipita America may be as close to a server-less company as one can find. Its ERP systems, EDI, BI, Office,...

December 5th, 2011 Patrick Thibodeau