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How to speed up Windows 7 Update scans -- forever

Future-proof your IT career with these critical skills

In the era of digital transformation, IT pros must adjust to a rapidly shifting technology and business landscape. Here’s a long-term look at where to aim your career in the years ahead.

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CIO Leadership Live with Klara Jelinkova, CIO of Rice University | Ep 7

Maryfran Johnson talks with Klara Jelinkova, Rice University’s CIO, on a range of topics, including the responsibility of senior women in IT to mentor the next generation and how the university's GDPR project was an opportunity to...

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15 data science certifications that will pay off

Looking to get ahead as a data scientist? Earning one of these data science certs will help you stand out in one of the hottest careers in IT.

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8 essential sites for researching your next employer

Landing a job interview feels great, but how much do you know about your potential employer? Job listings often illicit more questions than provide answers. Knowing where to find inside information can mean the difference between...

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Management requires special skills

4 criteria to consider before you start applying for that management role.

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8 common resume mistakes (and how to fix them)

Have you made any of these top resume mistakes? If so, take some time to revisit, review and update your resume before you apply for your next job.

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7 goals every project manager should aspire to achieve

Project managers must look beyond requirements, budgets and timelines to ensure they are executing high-impact, high-visibility projects with a direct line to the organization's overall strategic goals. Here's how to be recognized by...

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Scaling EdTech to reach the next billion learners

How do we tackle the challenge of making educational technology that works for everyone?

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Bridging the cyber skills gap with automation

More than ever, we need automation to move security from human to machine speed.

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Female engineers need to fight their own battles

Female tech pros say mentorship and positive environments help, but the onus is on the individual to advance her career.

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Empowering everyone to be a developer with continuous learning

By changing the face of traditional education and traditional technology, we just may be able to quench the developer drought and move toward true empowerment and equality for all.

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10 tips for making your self-evaluation more meaningful

Whether you think your company uses the information or not, self-evaluations are a necessary device for professional development. Here’s how to make the most of the dreaded self-evaluation process.

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Artificial intelligence gives HR an opportunity to transform the enterprise

Human resources has to play a strategic role in leveraging AI to shape future of work and organization agility.

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HR: The CIO’s new best friend

CIOs leading transformations need a strong HR partner— someone who will facilitate workforce planning to ensure IT has the talent needed today and in the future.

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It’s time to walk the walk

Achieving the goal of creating an inclusive work environment requires a high degree of corporate commitment.

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The workforce of the future is already here: are you ready?

While there is no crystal ball, staying intellectually curious, confident in your skill set and willing to stay informed on new emerging trends will help ensure that your future stays bright.

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How to improve your communication skills to become a leader in the tech industry

IT technicians often struggle when it comes to effectively communicating with their colleagues. This is one of the major reasons they are not considered for leadership roles. If you are an IT professional, here’s how you can improve...

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17 best data science bootcamps for boosting your career

Data science is one of the fastest growing careers today and there aren't enough employees to meet the demand. Whether you’re a recent grad, seasoned IT pro or someone looking to make a career change, these bootcamps will set you on...

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