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7 leadership traits of successful CIOs

These seven leadership characteristics are increasingly important as IT executives become ‘agents of change’ in the business.

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U.S. computing leadership under threat, says House science chair

Even a seemingly unrelated project, for instance, can have far-reaching implications into the computer industry.

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Salesforce skills in high demand in 2017

From developers to project managers to marketing, Salesforce has emerged as one of the hottest skills for IT and business professionals.

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Understanding the attack surface to better allocate funds

How CISOs can be better informed and get ahead of attacks.

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FCC puts the brakes on ISP privacy rules it passed in October

The new chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission will seek a stay on privacy rules for broadband providers that the agency just passed in October.

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Trump expected to cut federal IT spending

President Donald Trump said this week that the federal budget is a "mess" and is promising to make it leaner. This means that federal IT spending -- now at $81.6 billion -- is likely to see cuts, analysts said.

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U.S. probe of drone collisions with aircraft points to birds

Investigations into reported collisions by drones with civil aircraft found that they were caused instead by birds, wires and posts, or structural failures unrelated to unmanned aircraft systems, a U.S. regulator said.

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Top 10 U.S. cities for employee happiness

New data from employer review site Kununu reveals where you work geographically can have a huge impact on your career happiness.

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Alphabet's Waymo sues Uber for trade secret theft

The road to develop self-driving cars might be paved with lawsuits. Waymo, a spin-off from Google's self-driving car initiative, is suing Uber for allegedly stealing its trade secrets.

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FCC reverses net neutrality ISP transparency rules

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to roll back some net neutrality regulations that require broadband providers to inform customers of their network management practices.

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What to expect from the Trump administration on cybersecurity

Look for the Trump administration to push for increased cybersecurity spending in government, but also for increased digital surveillance and encryption workarounds.

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LinkedIn will help people in India train for semi-skilled jobs

Microsoft has launched Project Sangam, a cloud service integrated with LinkedIn that will help train and generate employment for middle and low-skilled workers.

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UPS launches an autonomous drone from a delivery truck

In the future, UPS wants its drivers to team up with delivery drones to more efficiently distribute packages to rural areas.

Not the kind of multitasking we're looking for

This federal agency pays new IT employees to sit around surfing the Internet until their security clearances come through. But for one recent hire, that's not enough.

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UPS launches an autonomous drone from a delivery truck in Florida test

In the future, UPS wants its drivers to team up with delivery drones to more efficiently distribute packages to rural areas.

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Digital sustainability: Digital transformation’s next big opportunity

It’s time to think about how we can reduce our environmental “exhaust” through new digitally-sustainable business models and processes.

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How to fix 3 common resume mistakes

Have you made any of these common resume errors? If so, it’s time to revisit, review and update your resume before you apply for your next job.

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State of the CIO 2017: More challenging, still complicated

The 16th annual State of the CIO report shows that the life of the dual-role CIO is both more challenging and more rewarding. Get used to the new reality.

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