Dan Tynan

Dan Tynan has been writing about technology since Mark Zuckerberg was in nappies. A prolific freelance writer whose work has appeared in more than 70 publications, he is the former editor in chief of Yahoo Tech and a longtime contributing editor for InfoWorld and PCWorld.

What network pros need to know about IoT

The 8 biggest IT management mistakes

The 8 biggest IT management mistakes

Sure, nobody’s perfect. But for those in charge of enterprise technology, the fallout from a strategic gaffe, bad hire, or weak spine can be disastrous. Here’s how to avoid (or recover from) big-time IT leadership mistakes.

5 strategies to reboot your IT career

5 strategies to reboot your IT career

Here’s how to step out of the server closet and into a more robust (and possibly more rewarding) tech career

No robots required: AI will eliminate these jobs first

No robots required: AI will eliminate these jobs first

AI is poised to shake up IT work, eliminating jobs and creating opportunities alike

Software audits: How high tech plays hardball

Software audits: How high tech plays hardball

'Truing up' licenses amounts to billions of dollars in revenue for the major software makers. Here's where the money goes -- and how it's extracted

Manage infrastructure convergence without losing your grip

Admins will wear many hats as they tackle the infrastructure convergence brought on by rampant data and application growth

Boom or bust: The lowdown on code academies

Located on the top floor of a five-story brick building in the heart of San Francisco's downscale Tenderloin district, Hack Reactor is as far removed from the ivy-clad walls and rolling lawns of top-tier universities as you're...

Boom or bust: The lowdown on code academies

The reason these schools exist is simple. There's an enormous number of openings for people with coding skills and a serious shortage of warm bodies to fill them.

The lowdown on code academies

The reason these schools exist is simple. There's an enormous number of openings for people with coding skills and a serious shortage of warm bodies to fill them.

Boom or bust: The lowdown on code academies

Programming boot camps are increasing the supply of code-ready workers, but is a 12-week crash course really any substitute for a four-year engineering degree?

Boom or bust: The lowdown on code academies

Programming boot camps are on the rise, but can a crash course in coding truly pay off for students and employers alike?

6 dirty secrets of the IT industry

IT pros blow the whistle on the less-than-white lies and dark sides of the tech business.

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