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Digital transformation initiatives underway, but companies need help

A new survey from Webtorials highlights how businesses understand the importance of digital transformation, but several barriers are hindering adoption.

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Top 15 data science professional development certificates

You don’t need to go back to college full-time to land a job in data science. These 15 professional development courses are designed to accelerate your data science candidate.

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Reskilling facilitates agile IT in the digital era

CIOs cross-train employees in a variety of ways to round out their staffs’ skills for the digital age. CIOs share their reskilling strategies and lessons learned.

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CISA certification guide: Certified Information Systems Auditor explained

If you want to demonstrate your knowledge, abilities and skills for IT auditing, the CISA certification from the ISACA is a great place to start.

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11 business intelligence certifications to advance your BI career

From BI analysts and BI developers to BI architects and BI directors, business intelligence pros are in high demand. Here are 11 certifications that could give your career an edge.

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Is Minecraft the future of education?

Pedagogical gamification provides insight into a fundamental mindset shift that educators and learners must embrace to thrive in the digital age.

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Building a digital learning culture at Avery Dennison

Your digital strategy is only as strong as your least digital employee. That is why Avery Dennison built digital literacy into its multi-pronged digital transformation strategy.

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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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Defining the role of the business analyst

The evolving role of the business analyst today is seeing not only a shift from technical to more business application, but also a question of identity as roles evolve to product owners and areas of business agility. So, what about...

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7 steps to landing your first IT job, fast

When making big career moves, it's sometimes hard to know where to start or how to get tangible results. Whether you're on track to graduate or in the process of switching careers, these essential tips should help you land your first...

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Shared learning: Establishing a culture of peers training peers

Enabling a culture of shared learning can help bridge the skills gap and improve engagement and retention.

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CIOs create a STEM Advantage, develop program to cultivate IT talent

A group of CIOs couldn’t find the IT talent they needed, so they created a program to encourage and prepare women and underserved communities to pursue STEM careers through paid internships.

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Diversity and inclusion technology tools on the rise

Research from RedThread and Mercer shows a robust market for D&I technology tools. Here’s an overview of tools for supporting your diversity and inclusion strategy.

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9 ways to address the IT retirement boom

Demographic trends are placing pressure on long-term outlooks for IT staffing. Here’s how to address an increasing talent shortage before it becomes an existential crisis for IT.

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How to choose which IT conferences to attend

Tech conferences can provide practical insights and invaluable networking opportunities — or be a waste of time. IT pros discuss what they look for from the ideal tech event.

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12 ways to motivate IT staff

Delivering top-notch products and services takes an energized, committed, and creative team. Here’s how to inspire your staff to give you their best effort — now and for the long run.

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Are your hiring practices filtering tech talent you want and need?

You may not realize that the hiring philosophies you use to filter talent exclude swaths of qualified candidates. Tech companies continue to have abysmally low numbers of women and minorities within their ranks and must adapt their...

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CIO succession planning in the digital age

The tech talent squeeze means CIOs must build deep leadership benches. Here, CIOs and analysts reveal how to groom high potentials for top roles.

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