IT Training - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/1975 en How to get a job in manufacturing IT http://www.infoworld.com/t/project-management-software/how-get-job-in-manufacturing-it-240615?source=rss_it_training <p>Is manufacturing IT conservatively behind the tech curve or out on the forward edge of innovation? That depends upon whom you ask.</p> <p>Talk to Jennifer Hartsock, group CIO for construction industries at venerable equipment manufacturer <a href="http://www.caterpillar.com/">Caterpillar</a>, and she'll tell you about combining mobile technology with truly giant machinery.</p> IT Training Project Management Software IDG Insider Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:40:59 +0000 admin 240615 at http://www.infoworld.com Congrats on the new job! Please disregard all the red flags http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/congrats-the-new-job-please-disregard-all-the-red-flags-240567?source=rss_it_training <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 175px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/fingers_pointed.jpg" alt="Congrats on the new job! Please disregard all the red flags" width="243" height="165" align="right" /> <br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Jutta Kuss</p></em></div> Application Development your IT tales IT Jobs IT Management IT Training Web Development Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 240567 at http://www.infoworld.com Order up! One fried motherboard with an extra server on the side http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/order-one-fried-motherboard-extra-server-the-side-239946?source=rss_it_training <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/oops_error_key.jpg" alt="Order up! One fried motherboard with an extra server on the side" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Gunnar Pippel</p> your IT tales IT Jobs IT Management IT Training Desktop PCs Servers Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 239946 at http://www.infoworld.com The best schools to get a computer science degree that actually pays off http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/147401/the-best-schools-get-computer-science-degree-actually-pays-239859?source=rss_it_training <!--paging_filter-->New data reveal which schools offer the best dollar-for-dollar return on your investment in a computer science degree in 2014<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New data reveal which schools offer the best dollar-for-dollar return on your investment in a computer science degree in 2014 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> itworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/146886 </div> </div> </div> IT Training Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 239859 at http://www.infoworld.com SAP offers business users a MOOC for HANA http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/sap-offers-business-users-mooc-hana-239818?source=rss_it_training <p>SAP is hoping that a new massive online open course will help plant seeds of interest in its HANA in-memory database platform and also lead business end users to understand it better.</p> <p>The MOOC will explain the ins and outs of running SAP's Business Suite on HANA, as well as the impacts that will have on different lines of business and industries, SAP said Thursday.</p> Application Development HANA SAP Application Development IT Training Business Intelligence Thu, 03 Apr 2014 17:18:49 +0000 admin 239818 at http://www.infoworld.com There's no future in on-premises IT -- it's time to move to the cloud http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/theres-no-future-in-premises-it-its-time-move-the-cloud-238610?source=rss_it_training <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/IT-In-The-Clouds_hp.jpg" alt="There's no future in on-premises IT -- it's time to move to the cloudE" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>I've been lying to myself: I thought IT would survive the next shift in technology as all infrastructure moves to the cloud.</p> Cloud Computing Microsoft Windows IT Management IT Training IaaS PaaS Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 J. Peter Bruzzese 238610 at http://www.infoworld.com Sleazy salesman meets his match in IT truth tellers http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/sleazy-salesman-meets-his-match-in-it-truth-tellers-238631?source=rss_it_training <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Salesman-Plasma-Screen_hp.jpg" alt="Sleazy salesman meets his match in IT truth tellers" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>I'm sure most of us have worked with someone desperately trying to prove their worth to the company and, in the process, making <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/information-technology-careers/it-inferno-the-nine-circles-it-hel</p> your IT tales IT Jobs IT Management IT Training Technology Consulting Tech Support Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 238631 at http://www.infoworld.com Gates sees software replacing people; Greenspan calls for more H-1Bs http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-training/gates-sees-software-replacing-people-greenspan-calls-more-h-1bs-238452?source=rss_it_training <p>Bill Gates and Alan Greenspan, in separate forums in Washington last week, offered outlooks and prescriptions for fixing jobs and income.</p> <p>Microsoft co-founder Gates, an optimist who says the pace of innovation is faster than ever, is concerned that graduates of U.S. secondary schools may not be able stay ahead of software automation.</p> IT Jobs IT Training H-1B Mon, 17 Mar 2014 11:49:32 +0000 admin 238452 at http://www.infoworld.com Top 5 skills needed for a security operations analyst http://www.infoworld.com/d/security/top-5-skills-needed-security-operations-analyst-238211?source=rss_it_training <p>Building an SOC (Security Operations Center) from scratch or revamping an underperforming one is a daunting leadership challenge. Of all the tasks you have to think about, finding and hiring a set of SOC analysts with the right skill set has to be a top priority.</p> Security The Industry Standard IT Jobs IT Training Security IDG Insider Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Pete Babb 238211 at http://www.infoworld.com Linux Foundation to offer Linux development on edX MOOC http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/linux-foundation-offer-linux-development-edx-mooc-237826?source=rss_it_training <p>The Linux Foundation will offer a Linux development course on <a href="https://www.edx.org/" target="_blank">edX</a>, the massive open online course (MOOC) platform developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University. The move is part of an edX effort, announced Thursday, to expand its course offerings to include content from nonacademic institutions. All edX content previously came from the nonprofit's 32 member schools, which include the University of California, Berkeley; Dartmouth College and McGill University.</p> Application Development Open Source Software Linux Application Development IT Training Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:08:47 +0000 admin 237826 at http://www.infoworld.com Shhh! Don't tell IT how we send documents around here http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/shhh-dont-tell-it-how-we-send-documents-around-here-237651?source=rss_it_training <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/16TCdataleak_hp.jpg" alt="Shhh! Don't tell IT how we send documents around here" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Here's a good rule to go by: Don't ever <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/its-always-computing-101-in-tech-support-232023">underestimate users' tech experience</a>. your IT tales Database Administration IT Jobs IT Management IT Training Laptop PCs Network Management Network Storage Wed, 05 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 237651 at http://www.infoworld.com Y Combinator's new startup teaches disadvantaged kids to code http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-training/y-combinators-new-startup-teaches-disadvantaged-kids-code-237324?source=rss_it_training <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/my_child_code_hp.jpg" alt="Y Combinator's new startup teaches disadvantaged kids to code" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p><a href="http://ycombinator.com/" target="_blank">Y Combinator</a> is normally known for incubating startups from Reddit to ZenPayroll, but now it's joining forces with a nonprofit to support the next generation of programmers.</ Application Development IT Training Ruby on Rails Thu, 27 Feb 2014 18:20:15 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 237324 at http://www.infoworld.com Backup? Documentation? We never needed it before http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/backup-documentation-we-never-needed-it-236592?source=rss_it_training <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/puzzle.jpg" alt="Backup? Documentation? We never needed it before" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> Data Center Storage your IT tales Backup and Recovery IT Jobs IT Management IT Training Hard Drives Data Center Wed, 19 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 236592 at http://www.infoworld.com Sorry about that virus -- I didn't want to bother you http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/sorry-about-virus-i-didnt-want-bother-you-236155?source=rss_it_training <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/virus_alert_button_hp.jpg" alt="Sorry about that virus -- I didn't want to bother you" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Communication is, indeed, a two-way street. We in IT will try to be clear and explain things users need to know.</p> your IT tales IT Jobs IT Management IT Training Anti-virus Intrusion Detection Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 236155 at http://www.infoworld.com How to land a job in IT security http://www.infoworld.com/d/security/how-land-job-in-it-security-236093?source=rss_it_training <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/generic_handshake_hp.jpg" alt="How to land a job in IT security" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>One of the <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/security/13-tough-questions-about-computer-security-235123">most common questions</a> readers ask me is how they can break into an IT security job.</p> Security IT Jobs IT Training Security Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Roger A. Grimes 236093 at http://www.infoworld.com Boom or bust: The lowdown on code academies http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/boom-or-bust-the-lowdown-code-academies-235812?source=rss_it_training <p>Located on the top floor of a five-story brick building in the heart of San Francisco's downscale Tenderloin district, <a href="http://www.hackreactor.com/" target="_blank">Hack Reactor</a> is as far removed from the ivy-clad walls and rolling lawns of top-tier universities as you're likely to get.</p> Application Development IT Jobs Application Development IT Training Information Technology Careers Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jason Snyder 235812 at http://www.infoworld.com Plea to IT: Don't mess with my monitor http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/plea-it-dont-mess-my-monitor-235656?source=rss_it_training <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/globe_laptops.jpg" alt="Plea to IT: Don't mess with my monitor" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> your IT tales IT Jobs IT Management IT Training Desktop PCs Tech Support Workstations Wed, 05 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 235656 at http://www.infoworld.com California threatens code boot camps with the boot http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-training/california-threatens-code-boot-camps-the-boot-235409?source=rss_it_training <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/code_scrutiny.jpg" alt="Will California regulators give code boot camps the boot?" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Federico Caputo</p> IT Training Fri, 31 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 235409 at http://www.infoworld.com Book smart, security stupid: Rogue professors flunk Security 101 http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/book-smart-security-stupid-rogue-professors-flunk-security-101-235176?source=rss_it_training <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/18OPsecadvise_hp.jpg" alt="Book smart, security stupid: Rogue professors flunk Security 101" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>If anyone wants to study human nature, they should tag along with IT pros for a few days. We see it all, the many shades of good and bad.</p> your IT tales Access Control IT Jobs IT Management IT Training Application Security Tech Support Identity Management Wed, 29 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 235176 at http://www.infoworld.com 7 simple rules for hiring great developers http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/7-simple-rules-hiring-great-developers-234440?source=rss_it_training <p>The war for developer talent is <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/tech-boom-the-war-top-developer-talent-231709">hotter than ever</a>. Whether you're trying to build mobile apps, redesign the user experience on your public website, or keep business-critical applications on the cutting edge, everyone needs code.</p> <p>"Engineers are king right now," notes Sam Schillace, senior vice president of engineering at cloud storage and collaboration company Box. "Coders are superimportant to everyone."</p> Application Development IT Jobs IT Management Application Development IT Training Information Technology Careers Mon, 20 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jason Snyder 234440 at http://www.infoworld.com