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Startup Aims to Help Adults with Autism Gain Employment as Coders

26 Apr, 2017

The difference in Coding Autism’s approach lies in how the students are accommodated and supported on the career preparation side.

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How One Tech Exec Made the Transition to HR

24 Apr, 2017

Steven Pruden is Appirio’s SVP of human resources, after a long tech career and an acquisition. He talks about making the change and working successfully with his team.

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Changing Minds, Not Numbers, Lies at Heart of Achieving Diversity, Expert Says

20 Apr, 2017

Linda Sharkey, an organizational and leadership development strategist and co-author of a book on talent development, shares a non-traditional perspective on the topic of corporate diversity and inclusion.

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Chinese Tech Entrepreneur Shares Views on Internet Censorship, Software Piracy

17 Apr, 2017

Jack Zhang, founder and CEO of GeekPark, shares his views on some topics that are controversial, including internet censorship, corporate espionage and software piracy.

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Six Tips for Hiring the Right Tech Talent

13 Apr, 2017

Hiring consultant Scott Wintrip has shared great advice on how to optimize your hiring practices so that you’re better equipped to reduce the risk of hiring the wrong people. Here are six guidelines he’s come up with to help accomplish that.

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How to Create a Work Environment That Works for Both Introverts and Extroverts

11 Apr, 2017

How do you go about managing both introverted and extroverted personality types while optimizing the work experience of each?

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CEO Shares Insights on Preventing Data Loss, Handling Data Breaches

05 Apr, 2017

Datacastle CEO Ron Faith discusses mitigating the risk around employees walking out the door with sensitive company data.

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China, U.S. Can Learn from Each Other, Chinese Tech Entrepreneur Says

03 Apr, 2017

Jack Zhang, founder and CEO of GeekPark, a tech innovation advocacy forum in Beijing, thinks understanding the geek culture in China would help people in the U.S. get a fuller appreciation of what’s happening on the technology front in that country.

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Helping to Eliminate Bias in the IT Hiring Process

28 Mar, 2017

Given the fact that if you’re human, you’re biased, how can we take bias out of the hiring equation so that it’s not a factor? Can artificial intelligence help us accomplish that?

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IT Pros in Smaller Companies Happier, Less Stressed at Work, Survey Finds

23 Mar, 2017

According to the results of a recent survey, while IT pros in larger companies are more likely than their counterparts in smaller companies to feel they’re being paid fairly, IT pros in smaller companies are more likely than their counterparts in larger companies to be happy at work.

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Tech Advisor Provides Behind-the-Scenes Look at ‘Minority Report,’ ‘Iron Man’

20 Mar, 2017

John Underkoffler explains how his movie work informs Oblong's modern user interfaces and how large enterprises are using the technology.

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Exit Interview Key to Help Prevent Data Loss, CEO Says

15 Mar, 2017

Ron Faith, president and CEO of Datacastle, a data security and backup technology provider in Seattle, is such an ardent believer in exit interviews that he personally conducts every one of them at his own company.

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Designer of UI Technology in ‘Minority Report’ Describes Underlying Significance

13 Mar, 2017

John Underkoffler of Oblong Industries delivered one of the most discussed Ted Talks. He now discusses spatial operating environments and when we'll start seeing them everywhere.

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How to Prevent All That Panic from Your Company’s Road Warriors

09 Mar, 2017

Jason Kaul, helpdesk supervisor at StarTech, a connectivity hardware supplier, shares five tips on helping alleviate tech panic for traveling staff.

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Low-Code Development Helps IT Tame Enterprise Software

07 Mar, 2017

A survey of IT and business leaders found that 80 percent have had to change their daily operations to accommodate the way their enterprise software works. That is a major problem.

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Majority of Security Operations Centers Lack Requisite Maturity, HPE Study Finds

02 Mar, 2017

A large majority of security operations centers, or SOCs, have not attained the requisite level of maturity to enable them to adequately protect their organizations against cyberattacks.

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Memo to CIOs: Employees Don’t Think You’re Doing as Well as You Think You Are

27 Feb, 2017

If you’re a CIO or other IT leader, you probably think you’re doing a much better job of giving the company’s employees what they need than they think you’re doing.

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Avoiding the Mistake of Overpricing, Underpricing Yourself in IT Job Search

23 Feb, 2017

Go into your search as well-informed as you can possibly be with respect to what IT pros in your area are making, with detailed info from the Randstad 2017 Salary Guide.

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Appian CTO Makes His Low-Code Development Case

21 Feb, 2017

A number of vendors are trying to position themselves as the low-code app development platform of choice. Appian is one leader.

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Cloud Adoption a ‘Runaway Train’ That’s Putting Jobs at Risk, CEO Says

17 Feb, 2017

Dave Link, founder and CEO of ScienceLogic, says IT professionals' jobs are at risk and they need to take action.

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