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  Often, a CIO’s word is law. That means their agenda is always the guiding force behind new implementations, annual budgets and even project schedules. Understanding the nature of a CIO’s agenda can help provide strategic insight that allows you to adjust your plans accordingly, and may even present unique options for career progression. Transitions… Read more »

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As a tech leader, it isn’t uncommon to carry much of the risk when choosing to implement a big data solution. The risk of making a poor choice involves more than wasted time as there is also a significant financial investment required for the project. And it also means that you might not get the… Read more »

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The hiring process is complicated; it can go on for weeks, and there is significant pressure to get it right the first time. Often, making a mistake when hiring is something most businesses simply can’t afford. To help you navigate the nuances of the hiring world, here is an overview of some of the easiest… Read more »

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  Running an effective interview is often an exercise in efficiency. You have a limited amount of time to meet with automation engineer candidates, and you have to ensure that all of the critical topics are covered sufficiently. And your primary method for getting the information you need is to make sure you are asking… Read more »

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  The Internet of Things (IoT) has already begun to alter the business landscape. And, as 2017 gets further underway, it doesn’t look like this trend is changing anytime soon. However, many aren’t prepared how IoT is going to change project management. Previously, project management in IT focused on the development of new solutions, operating… Read more »

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  The beginning of a New Year is often a busy season for individuals seeking new employment. Often, the impact of resolutions has many people making a leap, and that can make it a great time to find candidates for open positions. Now, a new breed of cybercriminals are taking advantage of this hiring season,… Read more »

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  Even though the cloud is nothing new in today’s workplace, many businesses have underestimated its impact on how business is done. Workforce needs are changing to support these migrations, and the way we work is shifting right along with it. And this level of change can’t be left to fate. Many IT businesses are… Read more »

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  The benefits of diversity in IT teams are well known, and that means many businesses need to adjust their recruiting techniques to attract the applicants they need to meet diversity goals. One area where many IT departments and organizations struggle is in the successful recruitment of women. And this means it is even more… Read more »

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  As companies begin to shift funding towards locating skilled software developers, and the candidate-driven market makes securing top talent more challenging, recruitment efforts need to change with the times. Gone are the days where simply posting a job vacancy was practically guaranteed to get you the kinds of resumes you need. And this leads… Read more »

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  While most people don’t think of themselves as biased, unconscious biases are part of the human condition. Prior experience and shared characteristics guide decision making when choosing applicants to interview and candidates to hire. Often, our preferences create hiring patterns, even when it isn’t intentional. But AI can help make this form of unconscious… Read more »