Mary K. Pratt

Contributing Writer

Mary K. Pratt is a freelance writer based in Massachusetts.

Why online etiquette matters -- and why IT leaders should care

Experian CIO embraces APIs and microservices to improve data transfer

Experian CIO embraces APIs and microservices to improve data transfer

Barry Libenson is building services to enrich data sharing at Experian, while growing a powerhouse development team

How CIOs cope when mobile app development goes rogue

How CIOs cope when mobile app development goes rogue

Business units often develop mobile apps on their own, turning to IT only when things go wrong. Better governance around business units and their mobile app demands can help alleviate the worst pain points

10 hottest tech skills for 2017

10 hottest tech skills for 2017

Are your assets bankable in 2017? Hiring managers say they'll seek out these skills most in the New Year

7 ways to get the most from your vendors

7 ways to get the most from your vendors

Strategies have changed dramatically in the past few years, with new approaches like consolidating your vendor lineup and choosing smaller vendor partners

10 tech specialties with rising salaries

10 tech specialties with rising salaries

As demand for skilled IT pros continues to grow, employers are paying top dollar to attract and retain talent -- particularly in these 10 fields

Efficiency hacks for IT: 6 tips for getting things done

Efficiency hacks for IT: 6 tips for getting things done

Use these tips from seasoned IT pros to re-architect your day for maximum impact with minimal stress

Wearables in the enterprise? Yes, really!

Wearables in the enterprise? Yes, really!

Think wearables are just a consumer fad? Think again. Here’s how companies like DHL, Lee Company, and Southern Co. are making a business case for wearables

How IT staffers keep pace at fast-growing organizations

How IT staffers keep pace at fast-growing organizations

Smart management tactics and agile processes give IT staffers the strength and stamina to support mushrooming business needs

IT careers: How to put your career on the fast track

IT careers: How to put your career on the fast track

Many IT professionals say they would go all-out to land the best jobs, with the best benefits at the best companies. All it takes is up-to-the-minute skills and a whole lot of drive

Make analytics pay off for you and your customers

Make analytics pay off for you and your customers

When customers got a better experience, these companies got a revenue kick, thanks to accurate and timely analytics data in the hands of salespeople

Bimodal IT: A two-pronged approach to delivering innovation and maintenance

Bimodal IT: A two-pronged approach to delivering innovation and maintenance

One group is tasked with keep-the-lights-on functions, the other on business-advancing tasks. Is this new setup the answer to IT’s dual responsibilities?

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