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IT Salaries Are Going Up—but Not Enough

The average salary for U.S. technology professionals has risen significantly over the last five years, but IT employees' satisfaction with their paychecks has declined slightly over the same period of time, according to a recent survey from Dice. The resulting "Dice Tech Salary Survey" reports that merit raises and internal promotions are helping to drive up compensation levels. In fact, systems... Read More >


How Bad Hiring Decisions Hurt Companies

The vast majority of small and midsize businesses run into problems when they begin to hire people, with many encountering unexpected complexities along the way, according to a recent survey from Robert Half. As a result, most have made a bad hire at one time or another, wasting literally dozens of hours to bring these candidates on board and get them up to speed on their job roles and... Read More >


How to Take a Strategic Approach to IT Monitoring

While the vast majority of IT professionals feel that a strategic monitoring process can deliver a wide range of benefits, relatively few organizations have such a process in place, according to a recent survey from BigPanda. The resulting report, "The State of Monitoring 2017," reveals that tech departments are saddled with monitoring tool overload, as staffers use three or four at any given... Read More >


What Developers Want From Employers

With demand for their skills rising, most developers are either actively looking for a new job—or are at least interested in hearing about new career opportunities, according to Stack Overflow, an online community for programmers. The resulting "Stack Overflow Annual Developer Survey" reveals that salary remains an issue, as the vast majority of respondents feel that they're underpaid.... Read More >


The Top Hot Spots and Drivers of Innovation

Global technology leaders still consider the United States at the forefront of innovation, but China is catching up, according to a recent survey from KPMG. The accompanying report, "The Changing Landscape of Disruptive Technologies," also ranks the top global companies and visionaries for innovation. Beyond the lists, the findings reveal how companies are cultivating an innovation culture. A... Read More >


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