Mary Brandel

Contributing Writer

Mary Brandel is a contributing writer for Computerworld, covering a variety of IT technology and management issues.

Boost your productivity with these seven apps

How to beat the 'working at home, feeling left out' blues

How to beat the 'working at home, feeling left out' blues

Telecommuting has gotten easier over the years, with new technologies continuously emerging to keep employees connected with each other, clients and the home office

So, you want to be a security pro? Read this first

So, you want to be a security pro? Read this first

Here are some insights to help IT pros take advantage of the talent shortage -- as well as some reasons it might not be the right move for you

The ultimate hackathon survival guide

The ultimate hackathon survival guide

Name a city, pick a date, and you’ll likely find a nearby hackathon, whether you’re in Des Moines, Iowa, or Yerevan, Armenia.

Four mindblowing Ted Talks for techies

Four mindblowing Ted Talks for techies

Here are four talks that in just over an hour will provide a glimpse of what the world might look like in the next decade

5 low-cost tricks for keeping up with new technologies

5 low-cost tricks for keeping up with new technologies

Here are some ways to stay up to date and even get up-close and personal with emerging technologies

Bad IT: Don’t make these mistakes in your organization

Bad IT: Don’t make these mistakes in your organization

Here are some real-life examples of less-than best practices -- as well as the lessons that can be learned from them

8 ways to jumpstart your career

8 ways to jumpstart your career

IT professionals can improve their career prospects by making these tweaks

How not to ask for a raise

How not to ask for a raise

To get that 'yes' you're looking for, here are several 'don'ts' to remember

4 ways to jumpstart your career for less than $1,000

4 ways to jumpstart your career for less than $1,000

Consultants, recruiters, and IT professionals provide advice on the best investments for reaching your career goals

8 tech buzzwords that you need to know

8 tech buzzwords that you need to know

Impress your friends at this year’s holiday gatherings by dropping a few of these terms

Women in IT: No longer a nice-to-have

Women in IT: No longer a nice-to-have

As pressure to diversify rachets up, companies are reaching out to lure women into IT. Here’s how to go about it

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