Medicine has the Hippocratic Oath. The heavily regulated medical profession licenses its practitioners and tracks and restricts the prescription of drugs. But what about IT?
Think you have a foolproof disaster plan? Gauge your efforts against the realities of companies that rode out Hurricane Katrina.
How 16 kilobytes of memory, an external hard drive and dogged determination turned ex-con Dwaine Casmey into a techie.
Business executives and recruiters reveal the top IT skills in demand today. (Hint: Web work and networks drive hiring plans.)
You'll need a plan of attack — check out a five-step approach to help convey the importance of IT to the company's chiefs.
Learn how to use a formal evaluation process to streamline and justify IT buying decisions.
Hackers love to exploit security holes, so make sure search engine indexes aren't exposing your sites to "Google hacking."
Up the ante for search engine optimization results by crafting a utilitarian site map.
Viruses cost companies big time. ... Do you talk to your staff about what counts? Project success depends on it. ... IT theft is a problem, but accidental breakage proves more trying.
Become an expert at remotely troubleshooting your users' computers in a Windows Server environment.
Teamwork and diligence to detail can make IT budgeting pay off for companies — no matter the size.
Is unified threat management (the integration of security apps in one appliance) smart for your company? Maybe, maybe not.
Put ComputraceComplete to work on your notebook PCs so lost and stolen systems can find their way home.
Default settings are just that, so make sure you reset them before you give that network device free rein.
To eliminate the technology "get-it" gap, you must understand your end users' strengths and weaknesses.
There's a lot to like, even love, about Microsoft Vista, but that doesn't mean you need to make the leap just yet.
To get project buy-in, IT teams must do more than create brilliant strategies, explains Ogilvy & Mather CIO Atefeh Riazi.
Ethics and integrity: IT must live up to high standards to gain customers' trust, CDW's Jim Shanks says.
CIOs must make it a priority to engage stakeholders in shaping IT strategies