Dan Tynan

Dan Tynan has been writing about technology since Mark Zuckerberg was in nappies. A prolific freelance writer whose work has appeared in more than 70 publications, he is the former editor in chief of Yahoo Tech and a longtime contributing editor for InfoWorld and PCWorld.

Eight is enough! IT's biggest frenemies

Colleagues can be both allies and adversaries -- here's how IT can cope with the eight worst types of coworkers

Our Internet privacy is at risk -- but not dead (yet)

Legislation, stealth technologies, and emerging data privacy markets are proving that the battle for our Internet privacy has only just begun

7 paths to spotting and spurring hidden IT talent

Your next great IT hire already works for your organization. Here's how to discover hidden IT gems

8 biggest myths about managing geeks

True talent is hard to win and retain in the business of IT. Find out what skilled managers do, and what they've learned to avoid, in the quest to keep top developers and admins around for the long haul.

The 7 scariest monsters in tech

Ghastlier than malware, these IT hellions can turn your tech department into a horror show -- quick

5 dysfunctional IT relationships -- and how to repair them

Sys admins are from Mars, developers are from Venus, and legal is from hell -- here's how to heal friction among IT factions

The 9 most endangered species in the IT workforce

The IT job landscape is evolving quickly. Here's how to avoid IT extinction

Survival guide: Do's and don'ts for next-gen IT

Business IT is evolving behind your back. Here's how to head off extinction and assert a larger role

True tech confessions II: Sinners and winners

Recursive deletes, deep-sixing servers, bugs that become rewarding features -- let he who is without IT sin cast the first bits

Dirty IT jobs: Grime and punishment

Flame wars, leakage, nasty Polish texting -- six more tales of dirty duty in IT

How to get a hot job in big data

The big data revolution is creating a new breed of business-IT jobs -- and threatening to destabilize dyed-in-the-wool IT careers

IT's worst addictions (and how to cure them)

Jargon, data, power -- the first step to IT recovery is recognizing the monkey on your back

12 habits that make you an indispensable IT pro

Ditch the slackers, take on dirty work, do it with data -- here's how to get the inside track on a highly rewarding career in IT

ERP makes a comeback

Most big companies rolled out their first ERP systems more than a decade ago. Now one in four businesses plans to upgrade or roll out a new ERP system

5 hot tech projects to boost your IT career

Take the reins of any of these five forward-looking initiatives and become an IT hero in the eyes of upper management

The IT job outlook: 5 questions answered

When's the last time you drew a deep breath and said, 'Wow, I'm glad I chose a career in tech.' Now might be just the moment

IT inferno: The nine circles of IT hell

The tech inferno is not buried deep within the earth -- it's just down the hall. Let's take a tour

1 in 10 CIOs want to be a 'revolutionary'

Think your organization's IT potential is being wasted? You're not alone. A new survey of IT execs shows a longing for much greater impact on the business

Windows 8: Microsoft's greatest comeback ever -- or its last hurrah?

Microsoft's fortunes rely heavily on how its next operating system handles the Apple/Android threat

7 IT superheroes -- and their fatal flaws

Stock your organization with these seven IT miracle workers, but beware the dark side of their superpowers run amok

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