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IT execs say working with startups is worth the risk
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Computerworld IT Management/Outsourcing: October 08, 2012

IT execs say working with startups is worth the risk

Working with startups requires a lot of legwork and knowing how to manage the
risk. But the rewards can be great.

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4. Reports: Foxconn denies workers went on strike

5. CEO turnover, IT decisions are hurting hurt HP, says Whitman

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Career Watch: Noncertified skills pay still has edge over certs

Latest report from Foote Partners shows the pay advantage has now been
documented for six straight years.

The Grill: CME Group's CIO tackles merger integrations, big data

Kevin Kometer started at futures exchange CME group as a lead programmer, but by
accepting myriad positions over the past 20 years, he accumulated the knowledge
to lead a global company that electronically processes 3 million futures
contracts a year.

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DDoS and Downtime: Considerations for Risk Management

Given the probability and potential impact of DDoS attacks on financial
institutions, and compared to the cost of other downtime-related risk mitigation
solutions, DDoS threat mitigation may be on the easiest and most cost-effective
tactics for minimizing financial risk associated with IT-related downtime.


Paul Glen: How CIOs can become more influential

The first step is to expand what, for those in IT, is a limited understanding of
what influence is.

Reports: Foxconn denies workers went on strike

Electronics manufacturer Foxconn maintains that workers making iPhones at a
Chinese factory did not strike on Friday and that production wasn't affected,
according to published reports.

CEO turnover, IT decisions are hurting hurt HP, says Whitman

Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman says she won't be able to say whether she has
completely turned this company around until 2016.



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They're software guys, so they like a hardware fix

At this rapidly growing startup, the number of programmers using the upstairs
bathroom is increasing faster than the cleaning staff -- and the IT manager has
decided to let them devise their own solution to that problem.


Users of Apple's new Maps app in iOS6 are encountering inaccurate maps,
off-kilter points-of-interest, missing streets and addresses and more. Is the
iOS 6 Maps controversy a black eye for Apple?


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