How to Prove Value With DevOps Metrics

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Speed to market is a critical success factor in today’s highly competitive software market. However, customer experience can make or break a release, so development teams must always balance the efficient delivery of a release against quality user experience. DevOps methodologies were developed to ensure balance can be achieved, focusing on a unified development and… Read more »

How AI Will Personalize Our Workday

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is effectively taking the business world by storm. While much of the focus is on how it can handle a variety of tasks, removing the need for a person to manage duties that are repetitive in nature, AI will also create opportunities on another level. AI has the ability to personalize an… Read more »

4 Ways Your Hiring Strategy Must Shift Strategically This Year

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How are your strategic tech hiring goals coming along for the new year?  We’re still in the early months of the calendar, but if one of your company’s goals was to improve hiring, it’s time to take a close look at your strategy. Here are four ways that your strategy should shift this year if… Read more »

How to Price Yourself Correctly During Your Job Search

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“What is the salary you’re looking for?” It’s a straightforward question in an IT job interview, but if you get it wrong, the consequences could be disastrous. Ask for too much and you could price yourself right out of an offer. If you ask for too little, not only will you be underpaid, but you’ll… Read more »

Why is New York City Hiring a Futurist?

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New York City is often looked to as a trendsetter, setting the tone for cities across the nation.  Recently, the city took a major step towards positioning itself as a city of innovation with the launch of NYCx, a program to help the city prepare for the high-tech future. Driving Innovation Through Moonshot Challenges According… Read more »

4 Ways to Eliminate Burnout on Your Team in the New Year

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Tech professionals are always at risk of burning out due to the high-pressure nature of the work. More than any other department in a typical organization, it is your IT team that works late, receives calls after hours, has their vacations interrupted and never quite “checks out” when they leave the office. Burnout leads to… Read more »

The Hard and Soft Skills Your Next Tech Support Hire Needs

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When you’re hiring for tech support, you have a delicate balance in front of you. Support agents need to have the right mix of hard and soft skills – they must know what they are talking about from a technical standpoint, but they must also be able to communicate well and empathize with people who… Read more »

How to Make Your IT Infrastructure More Cost Effective

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When it comes to IT infrastructure, tech leaders have to manage a delicate balancing act. Not only must they provide infrastructure that is stable and secure, it must also be cost-effective. Any time a new investment must be made in infrastructure, leaders must convince the non-technical members of the C-suite that those dollars are justified. … Read more »

How Recruiters Can Prepare to Work with AI

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You’ve heard for years that the robots are coming; now, they are here. Artificial intelligence (AI) is quickly making its way into the mainstream business world, including the corporate recruiting sphere. No, the “robots” aren’t going to take over for corporate recruiters, but AI will change the way recruiters do their jobs. Here’s how to… 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 »