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29 top cloud certifications

When it comes to the most in-demand skills, the cloud is the place to be. Our guide to top cloud certifications looks at programs designed for AWS, Google and Microsoft services -- as well as vendor-neutral certifications.

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Earn your IoT security certification

Insider Pro is teaming up with CertNexus to offer subscribers access to an online course that leads to a Certified IoT Security Practitioner (CIoTSP) certification.

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Career roadmap: Network architect

With the growing use of mobile devices and apps, edge computing,and IoT, the network architect role has become more complex and more important to the success of the enterprise.

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Solving IT's looming leadership crisis

IT leaders are failing the next generation, but a one-on-one approach — at scale — can make the difference.

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17 worthwhile conferences for women in tech

If you support diversity and inclusion for women in technology fields, here are 17 conferences you won’t want to miss.

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IT pros go back to school to advance their careers

To keep pace with change, IT pros are enrolling in courses and programs aimed at expanding their horizons. Here are five areas that are paying off.

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Salesforce certification guide: Your path to a lucrative career

Salesforce certification is a great way to get ahead by proving your skills on one of the hottest CRM platforms today. Our guide to the most valuable Salesforce certifications will help you kick-start your Salesforce career.

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IT Career Roadmap: Infrastructure software manager

A new and growing title in IT, infrastructure software manager is becoming a vital role for organizations, especially those embarking on digital transformations.

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Creating the IT culture you need

Re-engineering your culture requires developing new core skills. Learn how three CIOs are tackling IT transformation from a human perspective.

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6 tips for recruiting college IT talent

Don’t fear the FAANG: A targeted recruiting approach focused on establishing relationships and showing candidates their future can help any IT organization succeed on campus.

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The new core competencies IT must master

The technical skills that earned you a seat at the table won't earn you a voice at the table. A new set of skills is essential for high-level IT success.

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10 IT-business collaboration mistakes to avoid

Ignoring conflict, missing out on post-mortems, failing to prioritize trust — here’s what is holding you back when co-creating and collaborating with business colleagues. 

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How to prepare tomorrow’s workforce? Focus less on devices and more on digital thinking

Improving a person’s digital literacy can help them work, think and communicate more effectively in a world driven by technology innovation, notes the CIO at Clemson University. And it all starts by re-thinking traditional approaches...

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Hiring STEM OPT employees: What businesses need to know

Everything you need to know about the DHS’s STEM Optional Practical Training program — and what is required to hire and employ STEM OPT student workers.

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What about Toastmasters?

If Toastmasters provides you with a space and ready audience for the regular practice of the basic tenets of business presentation, great. But remember why you are there.

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FedEx Cloud Dojo accelerates digital transformation

FedEx needed experts to build and operate a cloud platform. So CIO Rob Carter found a solution in the Cloud Dojo, a bootcamp for cloud-native engineers.

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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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What is a data analyst? A key role for data-driven business decisions

Data analysts help organizations understand the current state of the business by interpreting a wide range of data.

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