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 »

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 »

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 »

These Cloud-Based Security Concerns Are Really Just Myths

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Despite widespread adoption of cloud-based systems, many organizations worry about transferring core functions to the cloud. Even though the public cloud can decrease costs, improve efficiencies and allow IT teams to focus on more strategic initiatives, many people are still concerned about security. Myths about cloud security still abound, and it is necessary to separate… 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 »

A New H-1B Rule Won’t Benefit Large Tech Companies

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Few industries rely on H-1B visas as much as the tech industry does, and leaders have been keeping a close eye on proposed changes to the H-1B system since the current administration announced its intention to change the program. While new rules have not yet been implemented, tech leaders need to be aware of the… Read more »

Get a New Job with Updated C Programming Skills

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Created in 1972 by Dennis Ritchie of Bell Labs, C has since become one of the most popular programming languages of all time. While many developers believe everyone should know it, some still write it off as an outdated language that isn’t necessary to learn to build a great career. However, there is a viable… Read more »

Which Developer Languages Should You Know This Year?

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When it comes to development languages, not much is expected to change this year. Developers will still be in extremely high demand, so if you’re thinking about making a career change, it is important to know which languages will make you the most marketable in 2018. Here are the skills you need to build if… Read more »

How to Best Utilize Your End-of-Year Tech Hiring Budget

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As companies begin to review their expenditures from 2017, it isn’t uncommon to discover that there are still funds available. Since many businesses work diligently to ensure that their hiring budgets don’t run dry during the year, an end-of-year surplus is often a result, and it creates a unique opportunity to accomplish a variety of… Read more »

What to Expect from Cybersecurity in IoT and Mobile

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Technology has advanced at a breakneck pace over the last several decades, and companies are often in a rush to bring new products to market for each new wave of advancement. Currently, we live in an era where mobile and the Internet of Things (IoT) are the hot new trends. However, if companies rush too… Read more »