What's it like to work at this fast-growing content delivery and cloud services company? Computerworld checked out the scene at Akamai's Cambridge, Mass., headquarters.
Stories by Tracy Mayor
Competition was fierce this year to determine Computerworld's 100 Best Places to Work in IT. In a white-hot jobs market, organizations are pulling out the stops to attract and retain talented, visionary tech workers.
Organizations make it onto Computerworld's 100 Best Places to Work in IT list by excelling in training, benefits, retention and career development, among other attributes.
Mike Jennings knows a thing or two about fast-paced businesses and demanding customers. As the former senior director of IT at LinkedIn and now the head of IT at Airbnb, Jennings is used to a neo-startup environment where the speed of business is breakneck and the customer -- who is both tech-savvy and exacting -- is king.
You know technology cold, you understand the business, and you're ready to step up to a senior IT leadership position, but can you communicate all that to the C-suite? Here's how other CIOs got their voices heard.
The No. 11-ranked organization on our 2013 Best Places to Work in IT list invests in its workers with on-site training and mentoring programs.
Fresh challenges and evolving roles keep things lively for IT pros at the No. 96-ranked organization on our 2013 Best Places to Work in IT list.
An organizational discipline, now being applied at the Department of Veterans Affairs, aims to create enterprises that can respond dynamically to customer demands because their structure is adapted to fit their mission and goals.
Superstar women lead IT at some of the biggest global corporations, yet the path to the top isn't clear for the next generation.
By all accounts, Carol J. Dow has a knack for keeping plates spinning.
Most CIOs think risk-taking is about boldly saying "yes."
Self-service procurement. Self-service business intelligence. Self-service recovery. User provisioning in private clouds. It's a wondrous world for end users today as IT departments roll out tools that hand them the reins to the data and services they desire, whether it's instant access to their employee benefits accounts or a deep dive into corporate data stacks that were once off-limits.
When President Obama <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2011/08/05/meeting-president-s-challenge-businesses-supporting-our-veterans">challenged the private sector</a> this past August to hire 100,000 unemployed veterans by the end of 2013, he shared the stage with companies that have some of the largest IT workforces in the United States -- among them Hewlett-Packard, AT&T, Siemens, Honeywell, Accenture and <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9137060/Microsoft_Update_Latest_news_features_reviews_opinions_and_more">Microsoft</a>.
Are users up to their new role?
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