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Workforce analytics: Measuring employee productivity in the agile era

CIOs seeking to quantify employee performance and productivity are turning to analytics with business value benchmarks baked in — but can collaboration and agility be accurately gauged?

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Full-time or contract tech professionals? When to hire tech contractors

When it comes to hiring tech talent, companies must decide between contract and full-time. Here are three scenarios when it’s best to opt for tech contractors.

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Replicate knowledge to save your teams from the future

Defining and replicating knowledge by investing in your team members will help future-proof your company, and save you time and money, too.

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How to build a next-generation IT workforce

With baby boomers on the way out and new generations ready to fill the void, companies are cross-pollinating expertise to fill the talent gap and modernize IT.

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What an IT career will look like in 5 years

Emerging technologies and shifting workplace demands are reshaping the IT career horizon. Here are the changes experts see unfolding for IT roles and how IT work gets done.

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3 ways devops mitigates the operational IT skill gaps

Advancements in devops can help close the skill gap in IT. The big question for CIOs is whether or not they're ready to learn from past mistakes.

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5 interview tips for winning over job candidates

In a tight talent market, the job interview cuts both ways. Here’s how to ensure, as an interviewer, you don’t lose a strong could-be colleague.

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Estonia CIO outlines country’s plan to embrace AI

Enterprises can learn from Estonia’s just-do-it approach to AI and investment in skills development.

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Career momentum: Step back to move ahead

You can move your career forward by sharing responsibility, letting go and focusing on the future.

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Top HRIS certifications to boost your career

Certification is a great way to benchmark skills and prove value for organizations. Here are the best-known HRIS certifications available.

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10 bad IT hires to avoid

A bad IT hire can have a crippling ripple effect on team productivity. Here, IT leaders share their IT hiring horror stories — and tips on how they could have been avoided.

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Project management guide: Tips, strategies, best practices

Project management plays a crucial role in enabling companies to transform business and execute strategy effectively. Here is a look at project management and all the key elements that have made it a necessity for businesses of every...

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2019 update: Fastest growing tech skills that are already earning high pay premiums

Cash pay premiums for these non-certified skills are well above average and still growing in market value.

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15 best data science bootcamps for boosting your career

Whether you’re a recent grad, seasoned IT pro or someone looking to make a career change, these bootcamps will set you on the right path for a career in data science.

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The coming IT job apocalypse: Rise of the machines

AI and process automation are taking on tech jobs once thought untouchable. Will you be replaced by a robot?

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What is a business relationship manager? A key role for bridging the business-IT divide

Business relationship managers help integrate IT into the organization by fostering inter-departmental communication and collaboration in service of business goals.

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Top 14 data engineer and data architect certifications

Data engineers and data architects are in high demand. Here are the certifications that will give your career an edge.

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Are tech/business evangelists necessary to ensure your company stays relevant?

Most executives and sales/marketing pros believe they are effective communicators. It’s the people to whom they’re communicating that “just doesn’t get it.” Every company, regardless of size, should hire a technology/business...

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