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IT pros: Choose a side

In the constantly-shifting realm of IT benchmarks, here's another one: the IT department is going to split, says an analyst, and techies will have to choose a side.

July 9, 2008 by Deb Perelman


"IT is boring," scoff students

Undergraduate students think IT work is repetitive and boring, and that they'd do better in other fields. Are they onto something, or has IT's PR crisis really gotten this bad?

June 28, 2008 by Deb Perelman


Microsoft's geeks might miss Gates the most

One of the most disheartening things that can happen in any job is when the boss that inspired you, the one you loved to learn from and who made a grueling job more bearable leaves the building. It may be no different at Microsoft this week, as the "geeks" or the software people at Microsoft that were Bill Gates's biggest fan club mourn his departure.

June 26, 2008 by Deb Perelman