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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 »

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Security threats are one of the biggest issues that keep tech leaders up at night. Keeping your systems safe and secure is an ongoing battle, and it’s a battle most companies fear they will lose. According to recent data, only 26 percent of IT leaders feel that their departments are well-equipped to handle security threats…. Read more »

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When it comes to negotiating salary, most tech pros fall into one of two categories. They either cringe at the thought of negotiating an offer, or they come out swinging with a crazy counter offer. The fact is, there is nothing wrong with negotiating salary when offered a job, in fact – it’s important to… Read more »

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Many people consider tech to be an evergreen career, but the fact is, the evolutionary nature of IT means you must be proactive in order to remain relevant. A robust skill set will mean nothing if those skills become obsolete in the market. Experts predict another recession on the horizon, which means budget cuts, layoffs… Read more »

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Paying down technical debt – old and cluttered code clogging up the system – is something that most tech teams have on their wish list, but often fail to get to amid much more pressing and mission-critical tasks. However, cluttered codebases create a tangled mess for future developers. It is worth it to put a… Read more »

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If you are a tech pro with a robust skill set, a long list of successful projects and a history of creating excellent work but you still think you’re not good enough for your role, you’re not alone. Imposter syndrome – the inability to believe that your success is well-deserved based on your effort and… Read more »