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  • To add value through IT, pick up the ball

    For years, going back to the days of data centers, people in technology thought their first priority was to make sure the computer systems were operational. Key statistics focused on uptime-making sure the servers, networks and applications were functioning. Meeting such targets was considered success.

  • SAP gets deeper into XBRL with software acquisition

    SAP said Thursday it is acquiring software for handling XBRL (extensible business reporting language) requirements from German vendor Cundus. Terms of the deal, which is expected to be completed this year, were not disclosed.

  • US IT hiring set to rise in 2011: Dice

    Six in 10 hiring managers and technology recruiters expect to do more hiring in the first half of 2011 than in the previous six months, according to the latest Dice report on IT hiring plans.

  • Ex-CIO Dale Frantz led a double life

    Former Auto Warehousing Co. CIO Dale Frantz. Before former CIO Dale Frantz <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9201141/CIO_gets_six_years_for_embezzlement_scheme">was sentenced last week</a> to nearly six years in prison for stealing more than $500,000 from his employer, he wrote the judge in his case a letter.

  • 'Human cloud' of skilled workers growing in importance

    Online labor by independent "cloud" workers probably represents nearly $US1 billion per year in earnings in the U.S., said Elance President and CEO Fabio Rosati, who expects the federal government to consider gathering statistics about the sector beginning next year.

  • Offshoring blamed in part for IT's jobless recovery

    WASHINGTON -- The latest government labor report shows lower-than-expected job growth in the U.S. last month, along with a rising unemployment rate, and experts say that IT workers were not immune from that trend.

  • 12 programming mistakes to avoid

    A car magazine once declared that a car has "character" if it takes 15 minutes to explain its idiosyncrasies before it can be loaned to a friend. By that standard, every piece of software has character -- all too often, right of the box.

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