Beth Stackpole

Contributing Writer

Beth Stackpole is a veteran reporter who has covered the intersection of business and technology issues for more than 20 years.

5 ways to attract and retain female technologists

5 ways to attract and retain female technologists

Companies are finally stepping up to increase gender diversity in their tech workforce -- not for PR reasons, but because it’s smart business. LinkedIn, Cisco, AmEx and GoDaddy share advice on how they’re making headway.

How three old-school companies became digital platform players

How three old-school companies became digital platform players

IT is a key driver when product-centric companies move to a new platform model. Here's how to make customers and supplies part of your business ecosystem.

Forecast 2016: 5 disruptors to keep on your radar

Forecast 2016: 5 disruptors to keep on your radar

Savvy tech execs can't afford to ignore these developments, which stand to remake the future of IT. 

Forecast 2016: 5 fast-track trends to tackle now (and one to ignore)

Forecast 2016: 5 fast-track trends to tackle now (and one to ignore)

IT will drive business change in 2016 thanks to key tech developments like cloud computing, security, the Internet of Things, analytics, and the emergence of IT as a change agent. 

The holy grail of digital transformation: Improved employee efficiency

The holy grail of digital transformation: Improved employee efficiency

How three organizations delivered digital initiatives that help people close deals faster, reduce paperwork and get the most out of their workdays.

2015 reality check: IT spending, confidence on an upswing

2015 reality check: IT spending, confidence on an upswing

2015 continues to be a solid year for IT, with budgets rising, confidence growing and IT-business alignment strengthening. The pace of hiring dipped mid-year -- an indicator of the tight market for talent rather than a harbinger of a...

2015 reality check: IT spending, confidence on an upswing

2015 reality check: IT spending, confidence on an upswing

2015 continues to be a solid year for IT, with budgets rising, confidence growing and IT-business alignment strengthening. The pace of hiring dipped mid-year -- an indicator of the tight market for talent rather than a harbinger of a...

Budding role of IT communications director helps IT deliver its message

Budding role of IT communications director helps IT deliver its message

As CIOs face rising competition, they are creating a new, dedicated IT communications role to help promote the IT brand and coordinate messaging.

The No. 1 large place to work in IT: Quicken Loans

The No. 1 large place to work in IT: Quicken Loans

Abundant perks aside, IT team members are drawn in by a culture that values innovation, fosters an entrepreneurial spirit and uses technology to drive business goals.

Security gains a voice with communications specialist

Security gains a voice with communications specialist

Enlisting help from dedicated communications specialists can be a critical asset in defending organizations from rising security threats.

IT careers: Security talent is red-hot

IT careers: Security talent is red-hot

Security pros are in high demand, and companies are willing to pay top dollar for the right candidates. Do you have what it takes to succeed on the infosec career track?

IT careers: Security talent is red-hot

IT careers: Security talent is red-hot

Security pros are in high demand, and companies are willing to pay top dollar for the right candidates. Do you have what it takes to succeed on the infosec career track?

2015 reality check: IT hiring, spending are up -- for now

2015 reality check: IT hiring, spending are up -- for now

How is 2015 shaping up for the IT industry? Spending is on the rise and hiring is increasing, but competition for employees with in-demand skills may slow innovation.

2015 reality check: IT hiring, spending are up -- for now

2015 reality check: IT hiring, spending are up -- for now

How is 2015 shaping up for the IT industry? Spending is on the rise and hiring is increasing, but competition for employees with in-demand skills may slow innovation.

IT hiring: 4 things you're doing wrong (and how to fix them)

IT hiring: 4 things you're doing wrong (and how to fix them)

IT organizations may be their own worst enemies when it comes to effective strategies for sourcing, screening and hiring IT talent.

IT spending reality check: 2014's mixed message

IT spending reality check: 2014's mixed message

Tech budgets and hiring are down from earlier optimistic projections, but IT's confidence is holding steady.

IT spending reality check: 2014's mixed message

IT spending reality check: 2014's mixed message

Tech budgets and hiring are down from earlier optimistic projections, but IT's confidence is holding steady.

Millennials choose enterprise IT over startups -- really!

Sure, startups are sexy, but some young workers prefer the stability and structure of an established IT organization.

Millennials choose enterprise IT -- really!

Millennials choose enterprise IT -- really!

Millennials forgo startups to work in corporate IT.

IT puts millennials to work - as mentors

Reverse mentoring helps senior tech execs brush up on social media, mobile skills.

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