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2017 takes us one step closer to a future articulated in classic and influential science fiction (such as the Jetsons). Artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and quantum computing teeter on the brink of mainstream. As a coding instructor and curriculum designer I spend a lot of time thinking about where the tech industry is headed, to prepare my students for that new world. Here are several trends I think will dominate software development in 2017. Increase in client-server hybrid systems. In 2017 we will see more software systems that blend local…Read More
Telecommuting can be a win-win for businesses and employees: Companies can find talent anywhere in the world, while employees have the opportunity to work anywhere with a Wi-Fi connection. And it’s only getting more popular. Gallup reports that in 2015, 37 percent of the workforce reported telecommuting either part- or full-time. That’s a 7 percent increase since 2008. With more people turning to gig-work, freelance jobs and full-time remote positions, where exactly can you find a job that can cut your commute down to just your hallway? Read More
Randstad USA, a provider of HR services and staffing, has singled out full-stack developer, big data engineer, security engineer, IoT architect, and VR/AR engineer as in-demand IT careers for 2017. In many of those cases, Randstad has tracked exploding demand — anywhere from 45 to 117 percent more job listings year-over-year — and listed skills and specializations that might not seem obvious at first glance. But some of these jobs are staple positions that would be tops in most any year, and Randstad’s list is as notable…Read More
Fresh out of college, I found myself just outside New Orleans as Mobil Oil’s newest Capital Projects Accountant. I never wanted to be an accountant; I majored in marketing, loved sales and had a hankering for technology. Working in the accounting trailer in a refinery parking lot couldn’t seem further away from what I set out to do. Today, I run the North American business for EasyVista, a high growth French tech firm, and have the privilege of working with some of the greatest organizations in the world. I don’t just get to participate…Read More
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