Galen Gruman

Executive Editor for Global Content

Galen Gruman is executive editor for global content at IDG Foundry Co.’s enterprise sites, providing overall management of the Africa, ASEAN, Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, Middle East, and New Zealand editions of CIO, Computerworld, and CSO Online, as well as the Asia edition of Network World.


How many jobs are available in technology?

How many jobs are available in technology?

The latest CompTIA jobs report found that the unemployment rate for the tech industry jumped in August, with the majority of new job postings for emerging tech positions. Meanwhile, remote-work positions have become a permanent part...

Online privacy: Best browsers, settings, and tips

Online privacy: Best browsers, settings, and tips

Everything you do online is tracked when you use your browser. But you can fight back.

Tech’s growth leaves Black professionals further behind

Tech’s growth leaves Black professionals further behind

A Conference Board report says African Americans face large disadvantages in getting tech jobs and being paid well for their work — just as other Black-heavy industries see shrinking employment.

Tech wages: Women, minorities still paid less in 2020

Tech wages: Women, minorities still paid less in 2020

A survey of tech firms in the US, UK, and Canada shows that the wage gaps with white men are decreasing for new hires, but many existing employees lost ground in several segments.

How to hire and retain Black tech pros — for real

How to hire and retain Black tech pros — for real

Turning diversity intentions into reality means going outside your comfort zone and making a sustained effort engage, honor, and understand the African American community.

Where to find and recruit Black tech pros

Where to find and recruit Black tech pros

Don’t believe the myth that there’s a shortage of qualified Black IT workers. Black tech talent abounds, if you truly reach into the African American community.

Tech salaries rose in 2020 — despite COVID-19

Tech salaries rose in 2020 — despite COVID-19

A Dice.com survey shows that pay rose 3.6% despite the pandemic, and by more than 10% in some regions. But the higher wages went to just 52% of tech workers.

The work-from-home employee’s bill of rights

The work-from-home employee’s bill of rights

In a WFH world, employees are entitled to these seven rights to do their work successfully.

How IT must adapt to the emerging hybrid workplace

How IT must adapt to the emerging hybrid workplace

User support, the relationship with HR, and front-office technologies will require a rethink as distributed digital work becomes the new reality.

The best way to transfer files to a new Windows PC or Mac

The best way to transfer files to a new Windows PC or Mac

Using a cloud storage service removes the hassle of transferring files to your new computer via utilities or external drives — and it also supports mobile devices.

How to migrate to a new Windows PC

How to migrate to a new Windows PC

All your files, apps, and settings are on your old computer. Here’s how to move them to your new Windows PC, from either Windows or macOS.

How to migrate to a new Mac

How to migrate to a new Mac

All your files, apps, and settings are on your old computer. Here’s how to move them to your new Macintosh, from either macOS or Windows.

Women do better, minorities worse, when it comes to the tech wage gap

Women do better, minorities worse, when it comes to the tech wage gap

Salary data tells a troubling story on the continued disparities in the tech industry, though women engineers and Asians have nearly closed their paycheck gaps.

Minority tech startups in the US have seen almost no progress in VC funding

Minority tech startups in the US have seen almost no progress in VC funding

Black and Latinx founders have the best chances of attracting investments in New York — but low odds in California.

How to set up a WFH ‘office’ for the long term

How to set up a WFH ‘office’ for the long term

During the pandemic, and likely well afterward, many people will work from home. Here’s what you need to do so your home workspace will support your work — and won’t wreck your body — over the long term.

The state of ethnic minorities in U.S. tech: 2020

The state of ethnic minorities in U.S. tech: 2020

A survey of people of color shows a mix of good and bad news on racial inequality, and a disturbing lower concern within Silicon Valley and by executives compared to IT at large.

How COVID-19 has changed IT’s focus and plans for 2021

How COVID-19 has changed IT’s focus and plans for 2021

Bread-and-butter investments to modernize workforce systems and improve IT operations are the post-pandemic focus for IT buyers in North America and Europe, a survey shows.

The best ways to run Windows 10 on a Mac

The best ways to run Windows 10 on a Mac

Two business-class virtualization tools, macOS’s own Windows partition feature, and two hobbyist-oriented tools give you plenty of options to have your Windows PC and Mac on one computer.

REFRESH TEST STORY: The best ways to run Windows 10 on a Mac

REFRESH TEST STORY: The best ways to run Windows 10 on a Mac

Two business-class virtualization tools, macOS’s own Windows partition feature, and two hobbyist-oriented tools give you plenty of options to have your Windows PC and Mac on one computer.

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