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Interview, Clint Oram, CMO, SugarCRM

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Clint Oram, Co-Founder and CMO of SugarCRM, sat down with Josh London, IDG’s CMO, to share his perspective on using content marketing to drive thoughtful dialog with customers and using intent data to inform business planning, among other topics.

Interview: Robson Grieve, CMO, New Relic

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Robson Grieve, Chief Marketing Officer at New Relic, Inc., sat down with Josh London, IDG’s CMO, to share his thoughts on marketing. Robson and Josh discuss how New Relic uses account-based marketing to gain alignment with sales and the CMO’s evolving role, among other things.

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Tech Forecast 2017: Hiring, budgets, disruptive tech and more

Senior tech execs are optimistic heading into 2017, but with budgets and head count flat, should IT workers be worried?

Interview: Karen Walker, CMO, Cisco

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Karen Walker, CMO of Cisco, sat down for a three-part IDG CMO Perspectives series with Josh London, IDG’s CMO, to share her thoughts on marketing at Cisco. In Part 1, Karen and Josh discuss the art and science of marketing, the CMO’s evolving role and predictive marketing, among other things.

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Five things AI does better than humans, from the mundane to the magnificent

For millennia, we surpassed the other intelligent species with which we share our planet in almost all skills bar swimming and tree-climbing. Now we're creating new forms of intelligence, and they're learning to outsmart us in other fields too.

IT workers rally against offshore labor

IT employees from University of California San Francisco rallied together to voice concerns over the university's use of offshore labor.

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Laid-off IT workers fight University of California outsourcing

Audrey Hatten-Milholin has worked at the University of California, San Francisco for 17 years. But come February, her job in the IT department as a system architect will be taken over by a worker in India. Even worse, Hatten-Milholin has been asked to train her replacement.

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Uber faces lawsuit from courier claiming employee status

Taking a cue from Uber drivers, a ‘foot and bike’ courier has filed a proposed class-action lawsuit against the ride-hailing company and a subsidiary, demanding minimum wages, and reimbursement of tools-of-the-trade expenses and gratuities as would be typically provided to regular employees.

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Race issues emerge as a challenge for tech companies like Uber, Facebook

Lawmakers on Tuesday objected to a Facebook feature that allows advertisers to target housing ads to exclude certain racial and ethnic groups from promotions and marketing.

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Uber drivers in the UK are employees, court rules

Uber should treat its drivers in the U.K. as employees, paying them at least minimum wage from the moment they are available to work until they log off, and providing them with paid time off, a London employment tribunal has ruled.

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Twitter said to plan 300 more job cuts this week

Twitter may trim its staff again by about 300 people or 8 percent of its workforce, as the company tries to cut costs in trying times.

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Not robocop, but robojudge? AI learns to rule in human rights cases

An artificial intelligence system designed to predict the outcomes of cases at the European Court of Human Rights would side with the human judges 79 percent of the time.

Leading women in technology: LinkedIn's Erica Lockheimer

CIO senior writer Sharon Florentine, journeys to Grace Hopper 2016 to meet up with LinkedIn's senior director of engineering growth and head of its Women in Technology group, Erica Lockheimer, where they discuss LinkedIn's women in tech initiatives.

Grace Hopper 2016: Gender Diversity Worldwide

CIO senior writer Sharon Florentine interviews Jennifer Betka, StubHub's chief marketing officer to discuss how the companies rebranding affected diversity internally as well as with their customers.

CIO Career Coach: 6 tips for working with recruiters

Martha Heller -- CIO.com blogger, career coach and president of Heller Search Associates -- shares her tips for building an effective and long-lasting relationship with recruiters.

CIO Career Coach: Acing the interview - Part 2

In the latest installment of CIO's Career Coach, blogger Martha Heller digs deeper into the interviewing process, offering tips and techniques to help you land the job.

Interview: Qabil Shah, Marketing Lead - Western Europe & Emerging Markets, Nutanix

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Qabil Shah, Nutanix Marketing Lead – Western Europe and Emerging Markets, speaks to Josh London, CMO of IDG, and shares his thoughts on the importance of marketers being a storyteller, a data analyst, an architect, a designer and more.

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Why being a data scientist 'feels like being a magician'

What is it like to be a data scientist? Here's what three people currently on the front lines had to say.

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Need work-life balance? These IT jobs can be a good place to look

Achieving balance between work and home life is an ongoing challenge for professionals across industries, but it turns out the IT world is doing pretty well in helping to make it happen.

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White House to data scientists: We need you

It's been nearly two years since President Obama created the U.S. chief data scientist role, and the man currently in the job had an urgent message Thursday for attendees at Strata+Hadoop World: We need you.

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LinkedIn Learning finally puts Lynda.com's tech training courses to work

LinkedIn this week integrated Lynda.com’s vast training library into its main site. The new LinkedIn Learning service is available to all premium subscribers, and the company says an enterprise-focused version is also on the way.

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$29 for This Premium 4-Course Training on Amazon Web Services- Deal Alert

Make yourself invaluable to any company reliant on AWS with The AWS Mastery Bundle, now just $29 for a limited time only.

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Here's what U.S. carriers are doing about the Galaxy Note 7 recall

Some details are still being fleshed out, but here's what you need to know right now about your options if you have a Note 7.

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Get started in data science: 5 steps you can take online for free

There's been a flurry of free resources popping up online to help those who are intrigued to learn more. Here's a small sampling for each step of the way.

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$39 for 54 Hours of Training with the Linux Essentials Bundle - Deal Alert

These 5 courses will take you from newbie to Linux pro. Complete with two classes designed for Linux beginners, the Linux Essentials Bundle is the first step to a system administrator career, or to making a lateral move to your IT department.