A.I. is the Biggest Threat to These 4 Jobs

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  People are recognizing the potential artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have to offer, both in their personal and professional lives. As with any emerging technology, certain professions often pay the penalty whenever a new tech reaches the working world. This can lead certain people to lose their jobs or see pay decreases as… Read more »

Why IT Pros Need to Have Lives Outside of Work

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  As unemployment levels among IT professionals continue to stay low, many working in the field are under significant pressure to do more with less. At times, this leads skilled workers to dedicate a larger portion of their lives to work and requiring a great sacrifice in regards to their personal time. But failing to… Read more »

What Your Business Can Learn from Uber’s Culture Mistakes

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  Uber recently came under fire. Accusations of sexual harassment and systemic discrimination were revealed, ultimately leading to the resignation of a primary board member and a leave of absence for the CEO. Failing to create a culture that supported and cared for employees has had a significant impact on the organization, leaving them to… Read more »

Can We Avoid Letting Tech Burnout Become the New Normal?

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  Even though overall unemployment in the DC area is above the national average, it still sits below the 6 percent mark for the larger population and falls even further when you examine only technical professionals. This means companies throughout the area are struggling to find the tech talent they need and many critical IT… Read more »

What Millennials Should Know About IT Project Management Roles

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  There’s no denying the millennial generation’s continued impact on the technology industry. Possessing an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to rapidly move into management, millennials are known for exploring any opportunity to advance their IT careers. Their influence is only expected to grow over the next few years and beyond. Let’s take a closer… Read more »

What do Successful CIOs Have in Common?

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  Successful business executives typically possess a few common traits, and the technology world offers no exception to this rule. Additionally, the unique aspects of the IT industry highlight other abilities held by the top CIOs in the field. Analyzing this skill set is a must for anyone aspiring for the corner office. Here is… Read more »

Is Your IT Team Getting Burned Out?

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  Keeping employee fatigue from stifling the productivity of your IT team is the goal of all technology managers. An overworked staff also leads to a greater number of mistakes, a risk not worth taking in a competitive tech industry. Being able to detect burnout among your employees – before it hampers operations – needs… Read more »

How Will Big Data Shape AI?

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  As businesses of all sizes struggle with making actionable sense out of the masses of data generated by social media and other sources, they are finding that Big Data and artificial intelligence (AI) form a great team. Machine learning and AI are growing in relevance throughout the industry because of this acute need for… Read more »

Why It’s Time to Incorporate Ethics Into Big Data Analytics Projects

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  The massive amounts of data gathered from social media networking and eCommerce raise privacy and other ethical issues for consumers and businesses. For one, there is a risk organizations might make the wrong assumption in their data analysis, leading to a poor decision adversely affecting their stock price – or worse. Many industry experts… Read more »

Start Preparing for the Next Developer Revolution – Get Familiar With FaaS

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  The rise of the Cloud changed the way the modern business world operates, with Cloud-based services allowing organizations to do more while spending less. A host of acronyms describing these services – SaaS, PaaS, DBaaS, etc. – illustrate this growing trend. A similar innovation is poised to revolutionize the software development process. Enter Features-as-a-Service… Read more »