News, Trends, and Recommendations

IT professionals are some of the most connected and well-informed employees in the organization. We’re here to help with recent tech news to keep our readers current on trends, options, advantages, disadvantages, and costs. What are your competitors doing? How can IT make the company better?


Turning Data into Profit

We’ve all heard of big tech companies making a profit off of big data, but your organization doesn’t have to be Google or Facebook in order to make its company data work for the benefit of the business. Read on to see how you can monetize this asset.

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Top Instances of Successful IoT Implementation

The number and variety of enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives are growing. Despite this, most businesses are still holding back. One research company has compiled several successful cases of IoT in the real world to persuade companies still dragging their heels.

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Ace Your Next IT Interview

It can be hard to know what to expect in an IT job interview. If you are on the hunt for your dream IT job, there are several tips that can help you prepare. Take a look at expert advice so that you can make a good impression in your next interview.

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In 2017, Tech Jobs Rule Supreme

Indeed®, the world’s number one jobsite, has released a list of the best jobs of 2017, and all but a few jobs are technical roles. Read on to see if your current or future position in IT is highlighted.

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Watson Tries to Keep Leaders from Looking Stupid

It sounds like a job too difficult even for a supercomputer. But one tech writer argues that an AI system like IBM’s Watson could help ensure that U.S. Presidents and CEOs of U.S. businesses apply the hard-learned lessons of their predecessors in order to cut down on future failures and repeat past successes.

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Reading the Fine Print on Your Cyberinsurance Plan

While experts may commonly describe the cyber insurance industry as healthy and growing, they also admit that there are many pitfalls. For example, pricing and exclusions can be all over the place due to the relatively short data history they have to work with. Be sure to read the fine print.

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Challenges to DevOps Implementation

What are the biggest barriers to DevOps implementation? According to a new survey, the top three culprits are company culture, test automation, and legacy infrastructure. Of course, there are many more as well. Here are some of the most common challenges and how to solve them.

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GE Is a Top Victor in the Tech Talent War

General Electric (GE) is taking no prisoners in the very competitive war for top technological talent—it is even poaching the most elite engineers from other top technology companies. How does GE do it? With offers of big challenges, attractive innovations, and big compensation packages.

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Robot Kills Assembly Line Worker

Automation is growing at companies worldwide as the technology continues to evolve, and the consequences can be dire, not only economically but also physically. This became horrifically apparent when a robot bypassed safety protocols, entered an unauthorized area, and killed a human worker.

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If You’re in Tech, You Might Be Underpaid

New research indicates that many tech workers are undercompensated—more than one-third of them, in fact. This may come as something of a shock for those in the normally well-paying IT industry, but read on to see if you are not earning what you could be and how to address the issue.

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