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What artificial intelligence means to business analysts

Artificial intelligence is no longer a buzz word but a reality for the environments business analysts and many other analysts find themselves working with today. There’s a real need for analytical skills to learn these new...

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15 leadership certificate programs to boost your career

Leadership training can help you hone the skills necessary to succeed in high-level positions. These in-person and online certificate programs can help you develop the optimal leadership qualities for your organization and career.

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PMP certification: How to ace the Project Management Professional exam

Approximately two out of five people fail their first attempt at the PMP exam. The following overview of the PMP certification will help you ace the exam on your first try.

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CIOs must embrace a whole-brain approach to leadership. Here’s how

Leadership teams that embed whole-brain thinking across the enterprise drive greater financial results than those that don’t. These steps will help CIOs become whole-brain thinkers.

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How to prepare for (and ace) the technical interview

Technical interviews can make or break your chances for landing a new job. Here’s how to prepare yourself for success, even if you’re a self-taught programmer.

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IT’s soft skills shortage — and how to train up for success

Soft skills are essential to IT success, yet most organizations fail to prioritize soft skills training for IT pros. Here’s how to upskill your staff where it counts.

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What IT work will look like in 2030

Automation and AI are poised to shake up IT. Early indications suggest a greater emphasis on cross-functional teams, deeper partnerships between AI and IT staff, and deep cuts to middle management.

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IT’s greatest skill shortage: Leadership

The rise of digital disruption and transformation has put a spotlight on IT’s need for leadership skills throughout the ranks. Here’s how organizations are addressing the void.

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7 IT salary and hiring trends for 2019

The IT industry continues to face a talent shortage, but businesses are getting creative to fill the necessary skills gaps for successful digital transformation.

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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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