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Managing Employees Like Widgets


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David Southgate

| CIO Insights Article Published May 6, 2005
The dot.com era may be over but the hangover from hiring and firing so many employees, so quickly still lingers. By applying some SCM principals to your labor pool you can avoid this boom/bust cycle in the future.

Making Knowledge Management Smarter


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David Southgate

| CIO Insights Article Published March 29, 2005
For CIOs wanting to maximize their KM system's performance, new technologies are hitting the market with just this purpose in mind.

The H1-B Quagmire?


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David Southgate

| CIO Insights Article Published March 1, 2005
With hidden costs, rising government fees, and increased regulation around hiring foreign workers, IT executives should beware.

The Devil You Know ...


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David Southgate

| CIO Insights Article Published December 28, 2004
Fear of change may be keeping more IT executives in their current jobs than four years ago.

Creating Diversity in Your IT Staff


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David Southgate

| CIO Insights Article Published December 20, 2004
Can your IT operations be at their peak without diversity? Many analysts say you're less competitive if you're running a homogeneous shop.

Getting Your Game On


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David Southgate

| CIO Insights Article Published October 19, 2004
For IT executives wanting to be at the top of their game, executive coaches can be a tremendous tool for enhancing job performance.

Why Can't We All Just Get Along?


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David Southgate

| CIO Insights Article Published September 28, 2004
Being the boss is tough enough but when subordinates are also friends, the working relationship may suffer unless you take a few basic steps to avoid the pitfalls.

Consulting Will Remain Bright Spot for IT Employment


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David Southgate

| CIO Insights Article Published August 29, 2003
Domestic IT employment will continue to lag in the fourth quarter of 2003, with slight improvements in select industries and regions for techies with certain skills, according to a survey released by Robert Half Technology.

IT Departments Deal with SEC Code of Conduct Requirements


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David Southgate

| CIO Insights Article Published August 4, 2003
Shortly after Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, mandating companies hold senior financial officers to a code of conduct, the SEC revised its listing standards to require public companies to create and distribute a code of conduct to all employees.

Hosted CRM Solution Delivers Quick Payback


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David Southgate

| CIO Insights Article Published April 9, 2003
When a company grows rapidly through worldwide acquisition, tracking sales efforts can become difficult, especially if newly bought companies are using different SFA or CRM tools. Here's how one company streamlined its sales monitoring efforts by turning to a hosted solution.