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  • 5 ways to expand your market for coding talent
    How do tech companies know which programming languages to hire for? The obvious answer, of course, is the ones your projects are coded in. But recruitment isn’t always that simple. The right person for the job is more than a walking language set: She has other skills, like the ability ... read more
    Published on 2018-12-18
  • 9 AI project mistakes to avoid
    Business enthusiasm for AI continues unabated. IDC’s latest predictions say worldwide business spending on cognitive and AI systems — from chatbots to deep learning, plus the infrastructure to power them — will more than triple from the $24 billion forecast for this year to $77.6 billion in 2022.More demonstrably, AI ... read more
    Published on 2018-12-18
  • 5 reasons DevOps initiatives fail
    Agile software development has kicked waterfall to the curb, as CIOs have jettisoned drawn-out projects in favor of crisper application delivery. But to keep pace in the rapidly evolving digital age, many CIOs are turning to agile's swifter cousin: DevOps, an even faster way of expediting software to market. Those who ... read more
    Published on 2018-12-17
  • 7 hot IT training trends — and 7 going cold
    IT pros and business users frequently report that they want more opportunities to develop new skills to keep their careers from stagnating, and employers find that ongoing training can help retain experienced talent.A recent survey by LinkedIn found that nearly 70 percent of employees prefer to learn new skills at ... read more
    Published on 2018-12-17
  • What’s driving IT budgets for 2019
    The majority of IT leaders expect their 2019 IT budgets to increase or remain unchanged, driven largely by the need to upgrade aging infrastructure, accelerate a shift to the cloud or improve the employee experience of what IT offers.The 2019 State of IT Budgets report from Spiceworks surveyed 780 technology ... read more
    Published on 2018-12-14
  • How to address gender-based training gaps in the workplace
    Just 5 percent of Fortune 500 companies are led by women. While the efforts to improve representation of women in leadership roles begin as early as elementary school and continue at every level of employment, the needle hasn’t moved in any significant way thus far. According to new research from ... read more
    Published on 2018-12-14
  • How to get more innovation from your IT outsourcer
    While cost containment and performance improvements have long been primary drivers for IT services decisions, the desire for disruptive solutions is eclipsing those traditional rationales. IT leaders are seeking innovation — not only internally but from outsourcing partners — as they look to help the business become more agile and ... read more
    Published on 2018-12-13
  • Carrefour modernizes food traceability with blockchain
    The figures may be a little past their sell-by date, but in 2010 the Grocery Manufacturers’ Association put the cost of food fraud, including counterfeiting and economically motivated adulteration, at over $10 billion — a significant sum in what was then a $2.1-trillion industry.To protect customers and to back up ... read more
    Published on 2018-12-13
  • The keys to effective IT governance in the digital era
    EmblemHealth has spent the past several years modernizing its technology, moving off legacy systems and onto commercial platforms to drive the digital transformation that will keep the organization competitive.It’s a common narrative these days.[ Learn the 10 old-school IT principles that still rule and the 12 'best practices' IT should ... read more
    Published on 2018-12-12
  • A CIO’s experience as a start-up founder
    When Michael Gabriel was CIO of HBO, he went through a divorce. In reflecting on the end of his marriage, he thought, “How could I meet someone, marry her, have a child, and then discover that we were actually very disconnected from one another?”As he pondered the quandary of why ... read more
    Published on 2018-12-12
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