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PowerShell: Learn to tap the pipeline

How to use the humble pipe character to string together PowerShell cmdlets to format, filter, sort and refine results.

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4 questions new leaders should ask

Phil McKinney, president and CEO of CableLabs, Inc., offers up advice about the new set of skills required to be a successful leader.

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Beach reads for techies 2017

Looking for a great book to read this summer? Ten IT pros share their current reading lists and their all-time favorite books for technologists.

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How IT diversity helps workers thrive

Alex Kassirer, senior intelligence analyst at Flashpoint, and Jamesha Fisher, security operations engineer at GitHub, talk about how being part of a diverse IT team can help drive ideas and empower workers.

Free and cheap ways to learn about IT security

Free and cheap ways to learn about IT security

From recovering deleted files to setting up an intrusion detection system, these seven projects give you hands-on experience with an array of security tasks.

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IT staffing: When to retrain, when to hire fresh

Staffing new projects is no picnic these days -- skilled help is in short supply, but retraining takes time and money, and doesn’t always work. Here’s how to decide which path to take.

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Is a coding boot camp right for you?

Coding boot camps are popping up everywhere as demand for programmers grows. But with high tuition costs and a lack of proven oversight, are they worth it? 

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Microsoft's Windows 10 changes will affect business

Microsoft is changing the nomenclature it uses for some Windows 10 ‘branches’ and now plans to release the next LTSB version in 2019.

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Blockchain breaks out in the enterprise

The distributed ledger technology that underpins Bitcoin is showing up in a variety of places. Here's what you need to know to understand all the hype.

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Do IT certifications still matter?

IT certifications are a hot topic. But are they necessary?

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Get expert tips for fixing Windows 10 problems

Free download: Learn how to solve the biggest Windows 10 headaches, discover built-in tools for fixing common Windows 10 problems, and explore advanced utilities for troubleshooting Windows 10.

Boost your Chromebook productivity

Are you getting the most from your Chromebook? Here's how to print documents, protect yourself with a VPN, and add Android apps.

Global economic technology prospects: China and the United States of America

Why U.S. tech needs to fear China

China’s focusing on everything from supercomputers and chips to R&D and science education. In the U.S., budget cuts prevail. Here's what you need to know.

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Computerworld's IT Salary Survey 2017 results

Our free 29-page report shows current salaries for dozens of tech titles, plus details about IT pros' top concerns, the state of the job market and the hottest tech specialties.

Held hostage! The latest on ransomware

Ransomware attacks have been on the rise in recent months; would-be thieves even threatened iOS users with wiped devices. Here’s what you need to know.

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7 tips to strengthen online security

If you are online today, checking email, buying someone a gift, posting to Facebook, paying bills, streaming Netflix, or monitoring your sleeping baby, you need to practice these seven tips for protecting your online presence.

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IT Resume Makeover: Transitioning from IT pro to IT leader

Making the move from IT professional to IT leader takes a different set of skills. The same type of pivot is necessary with how you approach your resume.

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10 cities where IT pros aren’t paid what they’re worth

Though tech careers are lucrative, research from Paysa shows many organizations struggle to keep up with market rates for tech skills. Here are the 10 cities where tech talent is most likely to be underpaid.

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Windows 10 data collection: What you need to know

The operating system has been collecting telemetry on users and apps since 2015; despite recent changes, it’s still gathering information.

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IT Resume Makeover: Find focus by building a theme

The longer your career, the more difficult it can be to pull out the right details to create a focused resume. Finding a common theme that runs through your experience can help guide the process.

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