Why Are Your Best Tech Employees Leaving?

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Would it surprise you to learn that the average tenure for today’s IT professional is just 3.8 years?  In the tech sector, it’s not just finding great people that’s a challenge – keeping them is also a challenge.  Competition for talent continues to be fierce, and companies are pulling out all the stops to lure… Read more »

What Can Uber’s Culture Mistakes Teach Your Business?

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Uber has been in the news a lot lately, and not for its disruptive business model. There have been accusations of gender discrimination, sexual harassment, inappropriate use of user data, and theft of intellectual property. The cherry on top was a video of CEO Travis Kalanick berating an Uber driver. The company has made a… Read more »

How Bitcoin And Blockchain Will Impact The Cybersecurity Industry

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From global power outages to international hacking schemes to run-of-the-mill data breaches, protecting sensitive data has never been more important than it is today.  In order for companies to keep their data secure, their cybersecurity teams must stay ahead of the newest technologies being used by both consumers and hackers. One of the most rapidly-growing… Read more »

How Is The Cloud Altering A Startup’s DNA?

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Large companies have struggled for years to migrate systems to the cloud thanks to decades of relying on complex, proprietary software and infrastructure. However, keeping data offsite and accessing it through the internet allows companies to stay agile and nimble. While the cloud is still out of reach for some large organizations, it is perfectly… Read more »

It’s Time To Rethink Tech Workforce Development

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While Silicon Valley is still considered to be America’s tech capital, the truth is, every industry is in need of skilled tech professionals to help them design networks, build software, keep systems secure, and innovate new applications.  In fact, 91% of tech jobs today are located outside of Silicon Valley and 60% are in non-tech… Read more »

What Your Company Can Learn from Global Malware Attacks

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In May 2017, ransomware shut down computer systems in more than 150 countries around the world. Known as WannaCry, the malware held hospital and business data ransom and was the most pervasive and invasive ransomware attack to date. A white-hat hacker saved the day by discovering a kill switch, but it is certain that WannaCry… Read more »

How To Embrace the Potential of Robots

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“Automation” is a word that can have two distinct and very different connotations. On one hand, automation can lead to streamlined processes, greater productivity and higher profitability. In fact, according to Information Services Group, the implementation of robotic automation has allowed companies to move processes 5 to 10 times faster using 37 percent fewer resources…. Read more »

How New Visa Rules Will Affect the Cybersecurity Industry

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For many years, the American cybersecurity industry has been able to bridge the ever-expanding skill gap through global recruiting, seeking out talented professionals wherever they may live.  However, the recent “Buy American and Hire American” executive order that puts new restrictions on the H-1B visa program has companies that rely on global talent scrambling to… Read more »

What Role Does Open Source Play in Digital Disruption?

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Software and other digital innovations have been disrupting the way we do business at a rapid pace. Netflix forever changed the way we consume movies and television, Uber disrupted the taxicab business and Amazon upended the retail landscape. Open source technology, software with source code that is freely available for public viewing, contribution, and redistribution,… Read more »

The Cost of Unfilled Tech Jobs

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According to research from Glassdoor, the value of the near 300,000 unfilled IT jobs posted by American companies costs nearly $20.1 billion dollars.  The cost to individual businesses varies, but those costs are always significant.  American businesses try a host of strategies to recruit tech professionals, but most still struggle in today’s market. Fortunately, there… Read more »