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  The Internet of Things (IoT) remains a high-tech trend on the precipice of the mainstream. A cornucopia of internet-connected smart devices brings the potential to revolutionize daily life at home, the office, and in the factory. However, a variety of factors, including cyber security risks and a skills deficit in the IT industry, continue… Read more »

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  An increasingly connected society generates a lot of data, especially when considering social networks and the Internet of Things. As such, data analytics continues to be one of the fastest growing technology sectors, as businesses try to wean actionable information from these massive amounts of Big Data. Even taking into account its still emerging… Read more »

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  As management in the IT industry continues to mature, technology managers also need to evolve. Take a look at Agile and DevOps for notable examples of this evolution. An increasingly competitive business landscape places the onus on tech organizations to work more smartly and more efficiently. Recent innovations like iterative development and continuous deployment… Read more »

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  With an increasingly connected society performing a wide variety of tasks on the internet – eCommerce, online banking, etc. – the importance of cybersecurity continues to grow. Protecting websites, and network infrastructures, in addition to mobile and desktop apps from hackers and other forms of cyber criminals is the main duty of those working… Read more »

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  A career in software engineering means your learning never ends. Programming languages come and go, and what was popular in the 80s – COBOL, for example – isn’t necessarily in demand today. As such, it is vital for developers to be proactive when it comes keeping their skill set relevant to employers in the… Read more »

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  There are always inherent risks in managing any organization, especially in the technology world. This concept also applies to your IT staffing policy. Ultimately, playing it safe isn’t always the best strategy when putting together the best possible tech team. Sometimes, the most talented developer or technologist doesn’t boast a typical background, including education… Read more »

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  Women make up an important part of the technology workforce, and their numbers are only growing. In a competitive industry, where talented employees are worth their weight in gold, finding, hiring, and retaining female candidates must be a significant part of your organization’s staffing strategy. Here are a few ideas on how to attract… Read more »

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  When you are considering a job offer in the IT industry, don’t forget to consider your potential employer’s office culture before accepting a position. Company culture plays a big role in ensuring your happiness and longevity in any technology role. Identifying a corporate environment and your fit within that culture needs to be part… Read more »

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  Whether you are a manager, an HR professional or a technology specialist, following the work habits of those in the executive suite benefits your career in the long run. These strategic tips matter and make a difference no matter your location on the organizational chart of your company. Ultimately, thinking like an executive helps… Read more »

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  In HR terms, a boomerang employee refers to a previous member of your organization who eventually returns to the fold. Rehiring a former worker potentially brings a myriad of benefits to your company. Familiarity with your office culture, technology stack and project management style are just some of the benefits. Let’s take a more… Read more »