It Pays To Pay Down Technical Debt

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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 »

Imposter Syndrome Continues to Plague Tech but Mentors Can Help

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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 »

Cryptocurrency is in Free Fall But What Does that Mean for Blockchain?

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Anyone who watches tech or finance headlines has witnessed the rapid rise – and recent decline of cryptocurrency. At the end of 2018, crypto was in somewhat of a freefall, with bitcoin reaching a 13-month low of $5,000. Other popular cryptocurrencies were also feeling the pinch, and the market has lost almost $700 billion in… Read more »

3 Ways to Overcome CIO Burnout

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When you think of overcoming burnout, you probably think of taking an extended vacation, from which you return refreshed and re-energized.  But too often, within days of returning to work, you feel no better than you did before you left. If you are stuck in a cycle of constantly putting out fires for your tech… Read more »

Changes to Expect from the H-1B Visa Program This Year

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Right before the 2018 holiday season, the US government announced its new H-1B visa application process. Tech companies rely heavily on the H-1B program to source overseas talent, so if your organization is planning on continuing the practice, it’s time to brush up on the changes. A New H-1B Registration Process On December 3, 2018,… Read more »

Is Blockchain Becoming Normal?

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Is blockchain finally becoming normal?  At the start of the New Year, MIT Technology Review took a stand, positing that 2019 will be the year in which blockchain finally reaches mass utilization. The Case For Blockchain Normalization The piece starts off giving a history of blockchain and reminds the reader that the technology was built… Read more »

Is Your Team Ready For The New Year?

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A new calendar year is an exciting time. It’s a fresh start and a chance to push yourself and your tech team to the next level.  There are many ways to prepare your team for the new year, but goal alignment is one of the most critical steps of the planning process. When you align… Read more »

Why is the Tech Industry Still Waiting for More Direction on H-1B?

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The tech industry has been waiting for some time to receive final clarification on H-1B visa reforms proposed by the Trump Administration in 2016. So far, there has been very little movement and widespread confusion when it comes to hiring foreign tech talent. Now, industry groups and special interests are taking steps to gain the… Read more »

3 Attributes that Extraordinary Tech Leaders Have in Common

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Tech leaders are the difference makers between success and failure. How they lead and inspire their people has a direct impact on productivity, efficiency, morale and effectiveness of an entire team. No matter the technical requirements you’re looking for in a tech leader, here are three attributes to look for in your search – attributes… Read more »

What is Change Management? And Why Is it Key to Digital Transformation?

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Digital transformations are complex, and according to a recent survey, nearly 90% of transformations fail.  There are a host of contributing factors that can lead to failure, but the most common thread is poor change management. What Is Change Management? There are hundreds of definitions for change management, but generally speaking, it can be defined… Read more »