At JPL, IT ‘dares mighty things’

The technology team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, or JPL, a federally funded research and development center in Pasadena, Calif., is helping build the future of space exploration and answer big questions like, “Is there other life out there in the universe?” “This is where we do one-of-a-kind work, where …

Owens Corning: Small IT shop with a ‘big jobs’ approach

Fresh out of college, Liana Grecco followed in her dad’s footsteps and took a job at Owens Corning, as an entry-level customer service representative. Fast forward 34 years and Grecco has long since parlayed that customer service stint into myriad roles in the IT organization, developing core competencies in SAP, …

Download: Discover 2019’s Best Places to Work in IT

Computerworld‘s annual 100 Best Places to Work in IT list showcases the top 100 U.S. workplaces for technology professionals. Our 26th annual report ranks top organizations across the country that offer IT professionals challenging projects, robust salaries, superior benefits, flexible work/life options and unsurpassed access to training and career advancement …

Poorly designed systems make doctors ‘a slave to their EHR’

FOXBORO, Mass. — While electronic healthcare records (EHRs) vastly improved patient information collection and sharing for some healthcare providers and payers, the technology also robs doctors of something critical: the ability to properly care for patients. EHRs continue to require far too many mouse clicks and pagination to enter data …

These are the top skill sets for a successful blockchain team

As undergraduates emerge from schools with software development or business skills, companies exploring blockchain use are seeking job candidates with four specific skill sets, according to a new report from consultancy KPMG. Those skills are needed more with each passing month; KPMG expects an increase in the number of companies …