Here are the Top Tips & How-Tos of the Week for Buffalo, NY IT Pros (Dec. 1st) as based on the story’s likes, shares, and interactions from our social media sites. The content provided is mainly for Buffalo-Based IT Professionals to help keep them informed as they continue to impact and grow Buffalo’s tech reputation. We provide IT Resources and IT Recruiting for businesses in the Buffalo area.
According to a set of intelligent humans interviewed for this story, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are going to help drive the tech economy in 2017. When CIO.com posted a query on Help a Reporter Out, a site designed to help journalists connect with sources, asking about startup trends to watch in 2017, the overwhelming majority of respondents pointed to AI. This coming year and beyond, AI will help companies “disrupt sectors that haven’t been fully disrupted,” says Anthony Glomski, principal of AG Asset Advisory, a financial advisory firm. Read More
Deloitte’s 2016-2017 Global CIO survey reveals a disconnect between business expectations and IT capabilities. This is particularly so when it comes to expectations around innovation and cybersecurity. Globally, 1,217 technology leaders across 48 countries responded to the survey, which was conducted May through September of 2016. Deloitte explores the survey results in its report Navigating Legacy: Charting The Course To Digital. According to the report: “We discovered significant gaps between CIOs’ perception of how they are delivering value…Read More
It’s not too early to start thinking about your workforce management strategy for 2017. In 2016, organizations realized the importance of organizational efficiency, employee well-being and workplace wellness as well as engagement, flexibility, career growth and planning. You can expect those trends to only accelerate in 2017. We asked three experts — a chief product officer, a senior technical recruiter, and a partner at a workforce management consulting firm — to share their thoughts on what lies ahead for in workforce management. Read More
After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday — this year it was November 29. And in the interest of putting my money where my mouth is this holiday season, I’ve been researching nonprofits and organizations that help girls and women, people of color and other underrepresented groups explore careers in STEM. Obviously this isn’t a comprehensive list, by any stretch of the imagination, so I apologize if I’ve missed anyone. If you would rather support an organization local to you, that’s fantastic — there are so many organizations like these…Read More
Nobody likes giving or receiving impractical presents that no one will ever use. But we’ve all sent or received (at least) one such sorry gift. These top-notch gadgets are useful and practical, and some have been updated and released multiple times due to popular demand. So quit scratching your head for holiday gift ideas, and check out our list of 13 gadgets or tech upgrades that’ll be coveted for years to come. If you’re searching for the perfect tech gadget for the geek who has it all, look no further. These docks, charging stations, headphones…Read More
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