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How the company culture can make or break your business

If you don't build a strong culture in your organization, one will appear anyway -- and it likely won't serve your company well.

Bad dev managers -- and how to keep them from derailing your career

6 terrible tech managers — and how to succeed despite them

From the Know It All to the Overwhelmer, succeeding beneath a bad manager takes strategy and finesse

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Expert tips for managing your cloud data

Yes, security is important, but so are networking, governance, data formatting and other technical issues.

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Follow these career roadmaps to 7 hot IT jobs

What skills, education and experience do you need to land some of today’s hottest IT jobs? Find out in this free report from the editors of CIO.com.

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Top 5 VPN services for personal privacy and security

If you regularly travel or work remotely, you need to use a VPN or you're putting yourself — and your data — at risk. Here's a look at the options and price plans for some of the top VPNs.

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Broadband privacy: What happened, what it means and what you can do

When Congress revoked FCC's broadband privacy rules, ISPs relaxed and privacy advocates cried foul. This collection of Computerworld articles explains the issues.

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IT Resume Makeover: Find focus by building a theme

The longer your career, the more difficult it can be to pull out the right details to create a focused resume. Finding a common theme that runs through your experience can help guide the process.

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CW@50: Data storage comes into its own

The invention of thin-film heads, the rise of storage competitors, and the landscape as it exists today.

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How CIOs with a vision can drive change

Sysco IT chief Wayne Shurts has a long track record of rallying his troops around a vision for change.

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What it takes to become an IT security engineer

The role is a fairly new one in many companies, and qualified candidates are in high demand. Learn how one IT security engineer landed his current job, the skills and training that helped him get there, and where his sights are set...

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What you need to know about Windows 10, UWP and desktop apps

With the Creators Update, Microsoft is making it easier to wrap existing desktop apps in the new Universal Windows Platform format.

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Great Google apps you didn't know you needed

All Android phones come with a bunch of pre-loaded Google apps, but these you'll have to download from Google Play.

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How to deal with backdoors inserted or left by vendors

CSO looks at vendor backdoors, how they get into products, the challenges to finding these, mitigating the easily infected openings, and responding to this hardware, software, and IoT-based dilemma.

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Read Computerworld’s April digital magazine!

In this edition: The 2017 IT Salary Survey results are in! Our annual survey shows steady pay increases -- but with predictions for IT spending and hiring all over the map, salaries could be in for a wild ride.

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How to motivate the modern tech worker

When it comes to attracting and retaining IT talent, money talks -- but creative perks and company culture really help employers stand out.

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4 high-growth tech fields with top pay

Salaries are rising for most IT jobs, but four specialties in particular stand out. Fortunately, these areas represent an enormous breadth of opportunities for IT professionals looking to advance their careers and boost their...

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IT Salary Survey 2017: Tech pay holds tight (for now)

Our annual survey shows moderate 3% growth in IT pay -- but salaries could be headed for a roller-coaster ride, with wildly different forecasts from experts on IT spending, hiring and compensation.

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IT Salary Survey 2017: Highlights

Key findings from Computerworld's survey of nearly 2,800 IT professionals, including salary trends, hot skills, job satisfaction, career outlook, biggest concerns and more.

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Hottest jobs, cities and industries for IT pay in 2017

Computerworld’s 2017 IT Salary Survey shows continued gains for IT pros. As always, though, some tech workers fare better than others, and being in certain roles, industries and metro regions can make a big difference in pay.

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9 lies that programmers tell themselves

Confidence in our power over machines also makes us guilty of hoping to bend reality to our code

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