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12 fun, free summer classes for techies

MOOCs from EdX, Coursera and newcomer Kadenze tackle superheroes, science of cooking, alien worlds and more.

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How a N.Y. college helps STEM students succeed

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology's partnership with a digital marketing agency is helping its graduates land great jobs and also helping it recruit new students into its post-secondary STEM education program.

The most important and overlooked cycle in the CIO toolkit

We all agree that it's every CIO's job not just to operate, but to innovate. And not just to innovate on a single project, product or software release. The single most important cycle for a CIO is the critical sequence of conditions...

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You Can't Tell Your Boss What You've Done If You Don't Know What You've Done

The first step in developing your personal Accomplishments Inventory and Statement is to compile an exploratory list of those things you are proud to have achieved. (Serialized from the soon-to-be published, "PROMOTE!")

Don't Let Supervisors Manage Your Career

You have a professional responsibility to share your value with those who can make a difference in your career: management. (Serialized from the soon to be published book, "Promote!")

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Tech Industry May Gain From Obama’s Free Tuition Plan

Seminole State College in Sanford Fla. graduates about 70 students annually with two-year degrees in its programming and networking programs. If President Obama's free-tuition plan were in effect, enrollment could rise 25%.

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How Colleges Are Failing Their Students

Some colleges and universities haven't caught on to the fact that if students don’t have the skills they need to land a job a degree isn't worth much.

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IT Resume Makeover: Top 11 Tips From 2014

Over the past year, our resume experts and career consultants have helped numerous IT professionals put their best foot forward. Here are the top 11 tips from 2014's IT Resume Makeover series.

How to Pick the Right MOOC

Hundreds of free online classes from the world's leading instructors are at your fingertips. Here's what you need to get started.

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6 Ways to Maximize Your IT Training Budget

Customized, in-house training often zeros in on topics relevant to your business. However, it comes with an equally high price tag. If your employees simply need to fill in knowledge gaps or get up to speed with a specific software...

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10 Professional-Development Tips for Programmers

Breaking through the glass ceiling as a developer requires more than great programming skills. It requires a commitment to self-improvement and lots of work in other work key areas. To help straighten the learning curve CIO.com asked...

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Booz Allen Takes Data Science Training Online

Aiming to make data science training more accessible, Booz Allen Hamilton introduces a hands-on online training course complete with gamification elements.

Heading Back to School? Try These 11 Terrific Tech Tools.

We've found some cool devices for your academic adventures, including innovative ways to power your smartphone, a tiny but powerful portable speaker and a new app that helps you share your notes.

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Why Developers Need 'Finishing School'

How can developers bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and real-world, on-the-job experience? They can go to 'finishing school.'

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Never Stop Learning, CIOs Advise New IT Grads

Keeping skills sharp is critical if new graduates want to find success in the volatile world of tech.

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10 Leadership Lessons From Jeffrey Fox

Ever want to interview your favorite author? Mike Lyles, a writer, speaker and QA architect, had that opportunity, and his chat with marketing and leadership expert Jeffrey Fox touches on who influences how you work, lead, influence...

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Why You Should Invest in Training Your IT Team

With technology advancing so rapidly, companies must be willing to train their IT staff. Yes, that knowledge will leave if employees do, but those who stay on board will use what they learn to solve problems and improve efficiency --...

CompTIA Taps Brain Science to Help You Conquer Certification Testing

CompTIA's CertMaster combines principles from neurobiology, cognitive psychology and game studies to help you learn new material and retain it for the long term.

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