Every Friday, I share the most interesting and useful tech articles that I’ve found over the past week. This week’s top articles cover a wide range of topics, from tablets to BI to programmer’s personality traits and much more. I hope you find them useful:
2012’s hottest IT jobs by industry (itbusinessedge.com)
These IT job lists are really helpful, both for IT professionals and business leaders. How so? Well, do you want to know which tech trends other companies in your industry are focusing on this year? Check out which tech skills are in the highest demand.
Business Intelligence: What’s in a name? (information-management.com)
Business intelligence has picked up a number of different names over the years, like operational BI, real-time BI, embedded BI, and more. But, it’s important that we don’t lose sight of what Business Intelligence is all about: Making better business decisions.
Today’s CIO: Where business strategy meets IT (forbes.com)
In the past, the IT department kept the company’s technology running smoothly and supported the users. That’s all changing now. The IT department should be a vital part of the business strategy, and it all starts with the CIO.
Programmer personality types: 13 profiles in code (infoworld.com)
A humorous take on the various personalities commonly displayed by programmers. However, it brings up a serious question: Which type is most valuable to a business? My answer: Whichever one solves the most business problems in the shortest amount of time. Very often, that’s the programmer that uses a development tool to improve productivity.
Best tablets for business (informationweek.com)
Tablets are quickly proving that they can provide plenty of benefits to businesses. If your company is considering tablets, this short slideshow outlines a few tablets to consider.