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Thursday, July 09, 2009 11:07 AM

How's Your EQ Score?

By Eileen Feretic Being smart is good, but it's not good enough. To be successful--in work and in life--you also need emotional intelligence (EQ). A new book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, provides 66 str....

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 10:07 AM

Are Your Skills Hot?

By Eileen Feretic As you probably know, the national unemployment rate reached 9.5 percent last month, with almost half a million jobs lost in June. Of course, IT jobs made up part of that loss, but some ....

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 12:07 PM

Joining the Green Team

By Eileen Feretic Cost is one of the main reasons why many IT managers have not purchased green technology. But that's no longer a justifiable position. According to "Can Green IT Bloom in an Economic Do....

Monday, July 06, 2009 14:07 PM

Bad Manners Cost Business

By Eileen Feretic Ninety-five percent of Americans say they've experienced rudeness at work. I find that almost unbelievable and certainly disturbing. Yet, that's the statistic quoted by the authors of Th....

Wednesday, July 01, 2009 11:07 AM

The Worst Is Behind Us

By Eileen Feretic When I spoke with Peter Whatnell a few days ago, I was hoping for some good news about the economy in general and information technology in particular. What I got was a good news/bad new....

Monday, June 29, 2009 12:06 PM

Don't Forget the Survivors

By Eileen Feretic Employers have announced 1,652,082 job cuts since June 2008, according to a report from Challenger Gray & Christmas, a global outplacement consultancy. That's a frightening statistic, an....

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 11:06 AM

The Case Against Telecommuting

An exec makes his case against telecommuting: "But if someone in the Missoula, Mont., office wants to work from home without a very good reason, I have a simple answer: No. And if we're hiring, we prefer t....

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 00:06 AM

How Can You Manage IT Projects Better?

It's a tough time for IT, especially on the project management front. Many projects are being killed or postponed due to recessionary pressures, but that doesn't mean that IT project managers--like all IT ....

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 11:05 AM

Our Decision to Remove Comments

UPDATE: Former IT pros speak out under their own names, and we're off into a new kind of reporting. We're big fans of free expression here at Ziff Davis Enterprise, and we also thrive in the wide-open cul....

Monday, May 11, 2009 11:05 AM

Search Worthy of Star Trek

Coincidental with the release of the new Star Trek movie is the appearance of WolframAlpha, a search engine capable of delivering the sort of answers to complex questions that Gene Roddenberry imagined all....

Wednesday, May 06, 2009 10:05 AM

Little Clarity on IT Job Market

by Tony Kontzer One of the things we're all quickly learning about a prolonged recession is that nothing is what it appears to be. Or maybe it is. The point is, none of us has any idea what to think. Ta....

Friday, May 01, 2009 11:05 AM

Will Hulu Partners Tip Broadband Fight?

Disney is joining the team at Hulu, which means that the teevee-on-the-web service is now partnered with three of the four major networks. That means a lot more programming, new and old, will be available....

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 11:04 AM

Recession Slams IT Projects

by Tony Kontzer President Obama's plan to extend healthcare coverage, already confronted with a surprising snag, now faces a significant test on the IT front. Healthcare IT News reports that a new America....

Tuesday, April 28, 2009 10:04 AM

Swine Flu and IT Continuity

I've been getting story pitches with subject lines like this one: "Swine Flu Outbreak Highlights Need for Supply Chain Resilience & Vulnerability Assessments." Opportunistic? Yes. But nonetheless importan....

Monday, April 27, 2009 11:04 AM

Security Holes at Small Companies

by Ericka Chickowski Last week at RSA I participated in a roundtable discussion of the unique challenges small to medium sized organizations face in implementing sound security practices. I sat down with....