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Security professionals predict a challenging 2013
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So far in this millennium, every year has brought greater threats against computer network security, both in terms of number and sophistication, and it looks as though 2013 won't be any different. Computer security experts are predicting that the greatest threats will continue to migrate from PCs to mobile devices, and they will work their way into mobile apps, cloud services and machine-to-machine communications. Among the many predictions ventured to date, here are a select few from a handful of forecasters. More

More CIOs are gaining stature as business strategists
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The measure of a CIO is in how everyone else in the company views the IT organization. Many CIOs strive to create an IT group that is the department people call first when a new business idea strikes. Even better: They strive to be there at the idea's birth. Building such a strategic IT group takes time and tactical smarts — and it's a journey of increasing importance, according to the 12th annual State of the CIO survey. More

Female executives discuss succeeding in male-dominated industries
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Business women constantly ask Cynthia Stoddard and Rebecca Jacoby how to find balance in their lives and the question came up again when Stoddard and Jacoby spoke at a recent businesswomen's luncheon in Menlo Park, Calif. They told the 50 women at the luncheon that each of them has to identify their own strengths and weaknesses, which will help them find the courage to make their lives more balanced. More

6 tips for a successful project manager transition
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Even though changing project managers during an in-flight project can add new risk, it is a realistic situation that occurs in our field. Projects and programs can be long-term engagements, and project managers may leave due to job changes, corporate reorganizations or executive reassignments. Since project managers or other team members can leave your project at any time, it is useful to plan for a successful transition. More

Best IT resolutions for 2013
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It's that time of year when IT executives' thoughts turn to setting resolutions for the new year. Network World talked to CIOs, IT analysts and other industry experts about the major trends for 2013 to come up with their own list of suggested IT resolutions. More

Some CEOs disregard social media reputation
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Are your organization's executives providing little more than lip service to social media? Prior surveys presented here have indicated that high-performing companies take a proactive approach to the monitoring, analyzing and responding of the comments of social media users. Still, a surprising number of CEOs aren't considering social media reputation in making decisions, and some still simply ignore critical posts, according to a recent survey from Zeno Group. More

New year, new you: The IT manager's revitalization guide
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As we enter in to 2013 and start looking forward to another exciting year in tech, it's a good time to pause and take stock of your professional and personal progress as an IT manager. Here is the best of Computerworld's management and career advice to help you prepare in the new year. More

Open space conferences show why smaller can be better
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Big conferences take you to Las Vegas, feed you well and feature keynotes in lavish ballrooms. Smaller events may lack the glamor but offer much more camaraderie. The end result is a much more productive use of your time, a more valuable group of new colleagues and a more robust to-do list. More

2013: Tech guesstimates for the year ahead
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Will machine-to-machine connections be the next cloud and big data (at least in terms of tech marketing)? Will cloud finally kill server sales? And Windows 8 and RIM's fate remain the wild cards of 2013. More


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