3 Skills of the Most Successful Network Engineers

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As a network engineer, you’re fully aware of the technical skills you must possess in order to advance your career. However, long-term career success is about more than just a list of your hard skills. Successful network engineers all share some important traits in common, and these are the traits that will have a positive… Read more »

Humans and Tech Can Stop Phishing Together

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By now, nearly everyone with an email address knows to be wary of clicking links inside an email. However, nearly everyone has also clicked links inside an email.  And therein lies the draw of phishing attacks for hackers. They know that humans can be trusted to abandon common sense if they are in a hurry,… Read more »

How AI is Changing IT Recruiting

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is finding its way into nearly every aspect of the professional world, including recruiting. Hiring managers and recruiters are using AI-based programming to automate functions and make the recruiting process more efficient and more accurate. From job descriptions to sourcing to hiring decisions, here are a few ways AI is changing recruiting…. Read more »

What You Need to Know about GDPR

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on May 25, 2018. The regulation aims to strengthen the data rights of EU residents, increases fines for misusing customer data and makes it easier for people to uncover what data companies collect on them and to prevent such collection if they so choose.  Since GDPR… Read more »

Look for Test Automation Engineers That are System Thinkers

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When it comes to hiring test automation engineers, do you know what to look for? Test automation skills are important, but just because a candidate possesses those skills, does not necessarily mean they are fully qualified for the role. The truth is, automation engineers must have a breadth of knowledge from general testing through development… Read more »

The Right Way to Set Digital Transformation Goals for Your Business

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Digital transformations, when executed strategically, can give your business a strong competitive edge. Businesses that fail to transform cannot hope to remain competitive, and will likely not survive in this hyper-connected world. But success requires a measured and deliberate approach, and it is critical to set the right goals for digital transformation so that you… Read more »

Tech Egos: When to Use Them and When to Put Them Aside

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Ego is a small word with weighty connotations. In some cases, we think of ego as simply healthy self-esteem and self-confidence. In most cases, however, the term “ego” is used to describe self-esteem and self-confidence that has gone too far. The truth is, ego can be healthy – especially for tech leaders. After all, ego… Read more »

Anticipate These 4 IT Project Challenges This Summer

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Summer is upon us, and with the warm season comes summer vacations and “lazy, hazy” days. If only tech teams had such luxuries. Projects don’t stop just because the mercury rises, and now is the time to get ahead of challenges that plague many IT teams, so you are prepared to meet your goals. Project… Read more »

Why Companies Must Prove Employer-Employee Relationships with H-1B Visa Holders

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Few industries were impacted by the H-1B visa changes like the tech sector. The skill gap in the US has meant many companies have had to rely on global talent to achieve their recruiting goals. Now, the government is cracking down on companies and tech recruiting firms who could be skirting the rules to connect… Read more »

Can Blockchain Enhance IoT Technology?

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While Internet of Things (IoT) devices are popular for their convenience, they also come with some serious caveats. Most notably, IoT devices aren’t usually the most secure, largely due to their low amount of internal memory and processing power. This has left IoT technology at risk. For example, IoT botnets, a form of cyberthreat, were… Read more »