CIO-plus: 'GenMobile' and the hot IT skill of the day

A roundup of news, reviews and trends for business technology leaders.

A roundup of news, reviews and trends for business technology leaders compiled by
CIO New Zealand.

BYOD IT Skills in High Demand

"If you have knowledge and ability to work with BYOD, either in implementation, support or development, this increases your value," says CEO M. Victor Janulaitis at Janco Associates. "It's the hot skill of the day

'GenMobile' Thinks Beyond 9-to-5

A new workday is emerging among the younger mobile generation, but while millennials excel at blending work and personal activities on weekends and into the night, the productivity comes on their terms.

healthAlliance retires Windows XP and moves to Windows 7

New Zealand’s largest ICT using organisation, with 26,000 users, has started its phased upgrade to Windows 7.

7 simple rules for hiring great developers

The war for developer talent is hotter than ever. Whether you're trying to build mobile apps, redesign the user experience on your public website, or keep business-critical applications on the cutting edge, everyone needs code.

Mobile App Helps You Fight Chronic Pain From Your Desk

Most office workers are well aware of the threat of carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive motion injuries. But what most don't know is that prolonged sitting can cause equally painful and disruptive repetitive strain disorders, including neck and back pain, headaches and migraines. And that ergonomic chair could be making it worse.

Apple OS X surges in enterprise with maturing security

For seven of the past 30 years that the Mac has existed, Apple has been reinventing itself as the "post-PC" company, with its mobile operating system, iOS, and iPhones and iPads to run it. Yet Apple's changes in the Mac's OS X operating system and a crystallization of recent management and security features are spurring a Mac surge in an unlikely market: the enterprise.

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Stress busters for CIOs

You are going to destroy yourself if you don’t have work life balance.

The 'stress epidemic'

How one high-flying IT executive uses special technology to manage his response to stress, find an inner calm and make better management decisions.

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