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Software developer shortage transcends international boundaries

To solve the talent crunch, more technology education is needed at the grade school level

Oracle database certifications aren't 'permanent' anymore

The policy change only immediately reflects certifications for long-in-the-tooth versions of the database


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The human OS: Overdue for a social engineering patch

There is no way to plant a chip in employees to make them invulnerable to social engineering attacks, but training can make them much more difficult to 'hack'

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Computer engineering degrees pay off big time

Computer engineering graduates are some of the top paid workers in the country, according to new data analyzed by Brookings

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Danger, danger -- the robot arm has gained sentience!

The day's routine is livened up with a tape silo with a robotic arm, a tool to automate tasks, and a tech staff with a sense of humor

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When servers go silent: An admin's nightmare

Amid a routine cleanup, a tech is confronted with the deafening silence of servers gone offline

Slackers in the office? Must be the boss's kids

Nepotism rears its ugly head when a new timekeeping system reveals two workers' lazy, cheating ways

Linux Foundation's certification sets new benchmark for admins

Do open source projects need formal certification? Two notable open source foundations think they do

The care and feeding of a rockstar developer

Whether you're a hiring company, an educator, or a developer, find out what you're up against in the war for programming talent

Back to basics: 5 baffling tech support tales

Kill this key! Use your bionic vision! Play family counselor! These requests are all in a day's work at the help desk

Are you experienced? Not for this IT job

Good luck to the IT manager and assistant separating fact from fiction as they try to fill a networking position

2014's hottest IT certifications

David Foote, chief analyst and research officer with Foote Partners, lists the certifications that are on fire in today's IT market

A do-nothing CFO gets the upgrade he deserves

A CFO more interested in golf than in work gets the biggest, baddest machine IT can provide -- but don't look under the hood

Who's paying for your tech certification?

Professional development remains one of the best ways for businesses to boost employee engagement and retention. It's well worth looking into, but first find out who's footing the bill

Overpromised, underdelivered -- and the joke's on them

Mishaps and misfires pile up when a vendor miscalculates badly on an IT project's scope and cost

Company Casanova leaves trail of broken hearts, busted servers

The office Lothario is the most popular person in the company until his favors go too far -- and catch the president's attention

For 74 percent, STEM degrees lead to non-STEM jobs

Census data provides detail about computer-related employment, and raises questions about whether there is a U.S. shortage of STEM workers

Microsoft's new mega tech conference: The pros and cons

A new mega-show will replace the familiar specialty conferences, and not everyone is happy about it

Step away from the button! 6 touchy tech disasters

It's all fun and games until you bring down the data center with a stray brush of the hand or flick of the finger

Boost your security training with gamification -- really!

Don't scoff; rewarding good deeds actually works

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