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 »

Is Empathy The Future Of Technology?

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Computer technology is inherently cold and impersonal. That’s been its draw since its inception. Technology doesn’t get marred down in the subjective. It simply provides output based directly on the given input. However, technology has evolved significantly in the last decade and we have become reliant on it in nearly every aspect of our lives…. Read more »

How NYC is Edging Out Silicon Valley in Top Tech Niches

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Silicon Valley is synonymous with tech culture but in recent years, New York City has been earning enough of a reputation to potentially unseat the Valley as the capital of tech. In fact, in several key niches, New York is actually outpacing Silicon Valley, making it a top destination for growing businesses and for tech… Read more »

Why Developers Must Stay on Top of New Smartphone Habits

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Developers know they must stay on top of trends as far as technology, hardware, software and languages are concerned. However, there is another trend that developers should stay connected to: changing habits of smartphone users. The ways in which people rely on their phones evolves continually, and in order to provide positive user experiences, developers… Read more »