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Blockchain was developed as a public ledger for cryptocurrency transactions, and it has become synonymous with bitcoin since its inception. However, blockchain’s distributed ledger format has many use cases beyond crypto and can benefit businesses in exciting new ways. Cloud Storage There are innovators in the market looking at ways blockchain can be used to… Read more »

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If you are a developer thinking of growing your skill set, it might be time to think about getting Groovy. The programming language Groovy has been steadily gaining in popularity over the last year, moving from 49th to 19th place in TIOBE index rankings of the world’s most popular languages. If you’re ready to diversify… Read more »

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For years, New York City has been touting itself as a tech hub poised to unseat Silicon Valley as the epicenter of technology innovation. Despite those proclamations, most people still associate California with tech. According to a recent survey by KPMG, however, New York’s claims are starting to bear real fruit. Nearly 60% of tech… Read more »

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It can be tempting to stretch the truth on your tech resume – especially when you find an opening at your ideal company. Maybe you add a skill you don’t have so that you meet minimum requirements. Perhaps you say you hold a certification you haven’t completed yet. However, it is important to resist the… Read more »

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Businesses work hard to build their rankings in search engines. It can take years for a search engine optimization (SEO) strategy to begin paying off, and when Google finally starts generating high levels of traffic, it can be devastating to lose those rankings. Unfortunately, there are cybersecurity threats that can wipe out your SEO in… Read more »

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Recently, President Donald Trump signed an executive order called the “American AI Initiative” to help the country advance artificial intelligence research. What does this mean for the future of AI and America’s role in its development? The Executive Order May Not Go Far Enough The order was met with praise by the tech community –… Read more »

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The cost of hiring a new tech employee can be $40,000 per role or more. While some of that cost can be attributed to lost productivity and training, most of it is associated with the recruiting process itself. From HR and management’s time to advertising, screening, interviewing, background checking, etc., the costs are astronomical –… Read more »

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Business intelligence (BI) is a booming field. BI is the concept of taking all the data a company collects, organizing it and analyzing it and delivering it to help the company make data-driven decisions. BI is all about getting the right data to the right users to help them determine what’s going well, what isn’t,… Read more »

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There was a time when all CIOs had to worry about was whether networks were kept running smoothly. Now, they are tasked with a key strategic function of business, and as technology continues to evolve, so do CIOs’ anxieties. These are just some of the issues that are currently making tech leaders anxious. Evolving Security… Read more »

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No company wants to be the target of a data breach, whether they are a small business or a multinational corporation. Data breaches put the organization at risk, as they can be impossible to overcome both in terms of business damage and PR damage. Use these strategies to help your business avoid a data breach… Read more »