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IT is a highly competitive and fast-changing industry that demands continuous learning to retain and upskill top talent while simultaneously delivering business value. Whether it is IT operations, cloud services, data analytics, software development or DevOps, eLearning has proven to be an effective and efficient way for IT professionals, especially administrators and developers, to regularly enhance their skills.Read more
This is the second post in our series on Unconscious Bias training where we examine discrimination in the workplace and discuss how best to tackle this growing problem. Previously, Norman Ford discussed why raising awareness of prejudices is the first step towards a solution.Read more
I know the title sounds like something out of a bad movie but in the spirit of good faith, stay with me.
The DevOps market size is expected to grow from $3.42 billion in 2018 to $ 10.31 billion by 2023.Read more
The effective execution of business goals and strategies is mission critical for every organization. And yet, why do so many organizations fail in this?
Most often it stems from one of three things:
- A breakdown in interpersonal relationships (communication or motivation, for example)
- Failure to understanding (problem-solving or business acumen, for example)
- Failure of competence (project management or negotiation skills, for example)
In short – the failure is a result of an employee lacking key business skills and competencies.Read more
Python was named 2017’s IEEE Spectrum number one programming language. Yes, it was a close call with C, Java, and C++ right on its heels, but still, Python nabbed the number one spot.Read more
June is National Safety Month, which aims to reduce leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in our homes and communities. The National Safety Council’s theme this year is No 1 Gets Hurt.Read more
The question of bias is at its heart a complex and difficult one. Regardless of how open-minded we claim to be, the truth is human nature, society and culture have all come meshed together to produce stereotyping and prejudices that inform how we behave towards one another.Read more
I recently saw the Avengers: Infinity War movie, and it reminded me of the most recent iteration of the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. The record-smashing film features almost every character from the Marvel universe, just as now every possible security term and keyword is showing up on the laundry list of objectives for this latest version of the Security+ certification exam.Read more
As a child, I was taught my times tables with the technique known as rote learning or rote repetition – depending on who you talk to – or as I thought of it then, our class singalong.Read more
There are few jobs more maligned than that of the salesman. Images of fast-talking, oily fellows in cheap suits automatically spring to mind, as well as adjectives like untrustworthy or intimidating.
Furthermore, this shady character is always imagined as male, and yet I’ve worked in sales for over 20 years, and I’m neither male nor would you ever find me in a cheap suit.Read more