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Behind every successful IT project, from hardware and software upgrades to ongoing security patches, virus scanning, spam filtering and application development and rollout to software development itself, you’ll find a highly skilled project manager. Almost any IT pro can benefit from adding a project management certification to their list of IT credentials; showing you have the know-how to plan, schedule, budget, execute, deliver and then report on IT initiatives. Here, CIO.com outlines the 10 most popular project management certifications…Read More
It’s no secret that gender disparity is an issue in the technology industry. The field has become a gateway to high-paying jobs and an opportunity to make a change in the software-driven future. However, a higher number of men than women are staying on. This gap exists due to many factors: families at home, working hours at the office, “geek workplace” culture and, sometimes unconscious, gender bias. The participation of women in their workplaces is not only a social issue, but a business issue that affects women, companies, and entire economies. Read More
Tech jobs of the future will include programmers, analysts, application and system developers, database and network administrators, engineers, designers, architects, scientists, researchers, statisticians, specialists, project and system managers, system and data integrators, technicians and tech support, quality controllers, trainers, and consultants in each of the following 12 areas. (Read the full story: Hot jobs of the future.) If you’re a science fiction fan, you’ve already had a glimpse of the future of robotics/robots. Picture robot maids, waiters…Read More
Participating in mentorship programs correlates with higher-than-average pay for many developers, according to StackOverflow’s 2016 Developer Survey. Respondents to that survey said that mentoring helped them overcome challenges such as inefficient development processes or unrealistic expectations from managers. However, one-on-one mentoring arranged by employers is not enough to meet the rising demand for guidance, support and advice, especially in a rapidly changing industry like tech. “It’s getting harder to find people to mentor…Read More
The year 2008 was a big one for Michael Glassmaker. With a background programming in Java and C#, he’d been working with the Salesforce.com platform as a power administrator, but the cloud-based CRM company’s newest release, in spring of 2008, opened a whole new world of opportunities. “I was doing some Apex development already, but that spring 2008 release and the Visualforce and Apex capabilities it introduced, was when I realized I could program this platform to do so much more with cross-departmental integration. Not just for CRM and sales…Read More
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