Fred O'ConnorReporter, IDG News Service

Fred O'Connor writes about IT careers and health IT for the IDG News Service.

Study: IT's Future Lies With Cloud Computing, Security and Mobile

Cloud computing, security and the mobile space hold the most growth potential in the coming years, according to IT professionals surveyed by tech staffing firm...

Social Media, Virtual Meetings Help Firms Enter Markets and Save Capital

When cloud computing service provider Nimbula hires employees for its South Africa development office, the Mountain View, California, company turns to social...

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Survey: CFOs to Add Finance Jobs Despite US Unemployment

Despite a U.S. unemployment average that has hovered around 9 percent in recent months, a survey of CFOs indicates improved fourth-quarter hiring for accounting...

10 Questions for NetSuite CFO Ron Gill

Name: Ron Gill

EHR Use by Doctors Will Foster Personal Health Record Uptake

A lack of electronic medical data from doctors, complicated setup processes and the static nature of personal health records (PHRs) have caused U.S. consumers to...

10 Questions for Quest Software CFO Scott Davidson

Corporate challenges, opportunities, and what sets Quest apart from the perspective of the finance guy.

Job Experts: Fresh Skills Key for a Return to IT

With no definitive measure of how IT hiring fared during the recession, job experts hold conflicting opinions about the residual effects on that sector.

Behind the Finance-Hiring Pickup

With the recession's accounting and finance staff reductions now potentially jeopardizing their operations, CFOs seem ready to restore some of those jobs in the...

Welcome Back, Finance Pro

The recession has altered the career track for many ambitious finance and accounting professionals. Some took more junior roles in finance after losing their old...

IT Worker Demand Remains Robust Despite Slow Economy

U.S. tech hiring for the second half of 2011 will increase as the gradually improving economy results in companies updating their IT systems after scaling back...

Hospitals Compete for IT Talent With Funding at Stake

Health care providers in the U.S. are encountering a lack of qualified candidates as they race to meet federal government deadlines for EHR (electronic health...

10 Questions for Entrust CFO David Wagner

Name: David Wagner

Dealing With Disruption

It could be a natural disaster that closes cities for days at a time, or a power failure that knocks out corporate e-mail systems for a few hours. An endless...

Africans Use Mobile Phones for Roles Beyond Communicating

African mobile-phone users are increasingly turning to their devices for functions beyond making calls, said speakers at a Massachusetts Institute of Technology...

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CFOs See Tech, Strategic Hires Key to Business Growth

An improving economy should be spurring CFOs to hire workers to handle the increased business that their companies are experiencing lately. But a survey...