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Your Boss Thinks He Could Do More Without You

Doing more with less is the new normal, as companies continue to look for cheaper ways to accomplish the same work. According to a survey from Chronos Consulting, a majority of bosses now believe that streaml...Read More

10 Most Useful APIs For Business

Getting applications to work with other programs adds value and power to your software, which makes Application Programming Interfaces (API) vital behind-the-scenes tools. put together a list of enterprise APIs to d...Read More

Ten Ways to Get More Agile

Agility is a buzzword for business and IT, but how do you make it real? Being adaptive requires innovation, but creativity must be matched with the ability to forecast industry trends and changes in ways that actually pay off. ...Read More

10 Ways To Get More Done at Work

Productivity does not hinge on the number of hours you spend on the job, but on how well you use the time. The book, 18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done (Business Plus/Available in Se...Read More

The Risks of Flex Work

Managers talk a better game than they practice when it comes to flexible hours, telecommuting and other alternatives to the 9-to-5 office day. Most companies offer some form of these programs, which are touted as productivity boosters. B...Read More

U.S. Students Ill-Prepared for Working World

No child left behind? Hardly. Executives in the United States say young people are inadequately schooled in the essentials needed for professional life, according to a survey commissioned by Global Partnership Sch...Read More

No Break for Weary Workers

Do workers ever really get to relax? Apparently not, according to a survey from TripAdvisor. In theory, this is the time of year when we’re at our best. We’re back from summer vacations, refreshed and ready to go back to wor...Read More

Ten Ways IT Deals With Consumer Technology

The consumerization of corporate Information Technology is an established fact, with enterprise tech usage now influenced heavily by consumer trends. See also: How Big Companies Are Adjusting to Consumerization....Read More

10 Real-World Best Practices For Innovation

The best practices followed by your company when attempting to develop new ideas probably are not such great practices after all. So says former Accenture innovation guru Stephen M. Shapiro in the book, Best Prac...Read More

Nine CEO Failures and Flameouts

Strong leadership matters. When Steve Jobs came back to Apple in 1997, he turned the company around so completely that his products have become the de facto standards when customers think of MP3 players (you know, iPods) ...Read More

Proper Care and Feeding of Gen Y Employees

Managing younger workers takes some extra work. They’ve had a rough introduction to the job market, and it shows. Many Millennials (aka Gen Y employees) have saved too little and borrowed too much. They’re r...Read More

Where the Jobs Are Now

The long jobs recession grinds on, but staffing increases should substantially outnumber cutbacks for the remainder of the year, according to a survey from Robert Half International. Optimism is notably higher than it was in mid-yea...Read More

Companies Spend On Security Amid Mobile and Social Threats

Mobile devices, hackers, and social networking are the biggest security challenges facing IT departments, according to Symantec's 2011 State of Security Survey. For the second year in a row, the surve...Read More

Six Steps for Automating Application Virtualization

Application virtualization is a good way to lower computing and energy costs and become more nimble, but converting to virtual formats and preparing for deployment can be a time-consuming, manual task. Q...Read More

10 Ways To Sell an Idea

Good employees have ideas; influential employees transform ideas into action by getting buy-in from top decision-makers. A new book, Advocacy: Championing Ideas and Influencing Others (Yale University Press/Available now), looks at way...Read More
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