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7 attributes to look for in a deputy IT leader

The CIO has become pivotal — and demanding. But having a trusted No. 2 can help ease the pain. Here's how to find the best second-in-command.

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15 hot tech skills getting hotter -- no certification required

Employers are apt to invest more often in cash premiums for noncertified tech skills compared to certifications. Here are a few they’re coveting the most now and going forward.

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The 15 most valuable IT certifications today

Looking for a leg up in your IT career? Here are the most valuable IT certifications you can earn to boost your salary in 2020.

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The most valuable cloud computing certifications today

Looking for an edge in today’s IT job marketplace? Benchmark your cloud computing knowledge and skills with one or more of these highly regarded cloud computing certifications.

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The path forward requires empathy and transparency in leadership

We find ourselves in unprecedented times with a global pandemic and a heightened state of civic and social unrest that has exposed systematic inequalities along racial and socioeconomic lines. The impact on businesses has been...

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How CIOs create and drive new ways of engagement

How do business leaders help employees and customers thrive when they are stressed, fearful and longing for authentic human connections?

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Top 15 certifications in demand for 2020

IT certifications can help you quickly gain and validate valuable skills and know-how in a domain that will further your career. Here are the most popular IT certs today.

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Upskilling transforms Jabil employees into data scientists

The global manufacturing services provider struggled to find data scientists to leverage its data, so it developed them internally with its Citizen Data Science program.

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14 IT certifications that will survive and thrive in the pandemic

These tech certifications not only have high value now, but employers will continue to value them as the coronavirus continues.

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AWS certifications: Validate your skills with Amazon’s cloud

Looking to certify your cloud skills or wondering if AWS certifications are worth it? Here’s a breakdown to help you find the right AWS certification for you.

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Reskilling IT for the cloud

To succeed in transitioning to the cloud, CIOs are re-inventing their IT teams to be agile and cross-functional, equipped with new skills, new roles, and a highly adaptive mindset.

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12 free online course sites for growing your tech skills

The cost of learning just got cheaper. Here are twelve free online resources for learning today’s leading technology skills.

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Tableau certification guide: Kick-start your analytics career

BI and data visualization skills are in demand and Tableau certifications are a great way to get ahead. Here's our guide to Tableau’s Desktop and Server certs, including costs, training, and value.

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Career roadmap: Cloud engineer

The shift to the cloud has been so pervasive that it has left a lot of companies with a skills gap they are struggling to fill with professionals who have cloud experience. That makes it a great time to be a cloud engineer.

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Navigating the new reality of working together, remotely

How our understanding of work and employee experience is changing

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How the pandemic is affecting tech jobs, skills and certifications

It may be too early to know exactly how COVID-19 will impact tech jobs and skills in the long run, but there are clear signs of things to come.

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What is a chief customer officer?

A growing emphasis on customer experience is the most prominent trend in business today. The chief customer officer (CCO) position helps provide a single vision across all customer interactions.

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Career roadmap: Machine learning engineer

Machine learning is one of the most in-demand skills in today’s technology job market. Kyle Hamlin, principal machine learning engineer at Sailthru, discusses what it takes to travel on that career path.

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