Six Hiring Trends You Need to be Aware Of

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  Managing the staffing needs for any technical organization requires close attention to an ever-changing industry. New technologies seem to arrive on a monthly basis, requiring your HR team to stay abreast of the latest buzzwords and jargon. Understanding the evolving needs of the modern IT workforce – especially talent from the millennial generation –… Read more »

The Right Interview Questions to Ask Automation Engineer Candidates

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  As robotics continue to make inroads in manufacturing and other industry sectors, the need for talented automation engineers is growing at a high rate. Perusing a candidate’s résumé to learn about their skill set and work history only serves for selecting applicants for an interview. Meeting one-on-one with each person still gives you the… 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 »

How to Track Tech Employees’ Productivity Without Being Big Brother

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  In this competitive business era with Agile and DevOps taking technology companies’ efficiency to a higher level, tracking employee productivity continues to grow in importance. How to keep a watchful eye on your team’s work without raising privacy concerns is another question. Finding a way to balance the two concerns remains a worthy goal… Read more »

How to Get the Most From Your Data Harvesting Initiatives

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  The advent of social networking and the growth of eCommerce have created massive amounts of data, leading to one of the most popular industry buzzwords in recent years – Big Data. Companies, hoping to wean actionable business information out of all this data, continue to invest in applications that harvest and analyze the output… Read more »

Ten Tech Skills You Need to Earn a Higher Salary in the New Year

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  Maintaining a successful technology career means your learning never stops. A constantly evolving profession requires IT workers to stay abreast of the latest innovations, skills, and methodologies. Doing so makes you more attractive to the top companies in the field, and you can expect a higher salary as a result. With a goal of… Read more »

How to Successfully Conquer Ageism in Tech

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  In a technology industry known for its continued innovation and evolution, sometimes older workers get left in the wake. Ageism can be a problem for many companies, but a mix of employees with different experience levels and backgrounds offers businesses the best chance at success – especially in a DevOps era that champions collaboration…. Read more »

Why a Skills Deficit Will Stunt IoT Growth in the New Year

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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 »