We’ve all heard the shocking statistics – one Oxford report suggested that 47% of jobs in the U.S. are under threat of automation in the next two decades. A 2017 McKinsey Global Institute report estimates that automation and other technology could result in between 400 and 800 million people losing their jobs to machines and that globally, up to 375 million workers may need to switch job titles.Read more
July 25 is National Hire a Veteran Day.
Hire our Heroes, a non-profit organization founded and operated by veterans for veterans, established the day to draw attention to the enormous benefits a veteran can bring to the workplace.Read more
Have you ever wondered why Alexa was the name chosen by Amazon?
Why not a genderless name like Alex or Ali?
All four of the major AI assistants—Alexa, Apple’s Siri, Google Assistant, and Microsoft’s Cortana—speak by default with a female voice.Read more
Setting the scene
Before I talk about my recent trip to Infosecurity Europe (Infosec), Europe’s largest and most comprehensive conference with over 400 exhibitors and attended by more than 19,500 information security professionals, I want to first take a little trip down memory lane.Read more
IT buzzwords and trends emerge and multiply with a frequency that is equal parts exhilarating and confusing.
This constant state of flux makes it hard to decide which hot technology to learn about or which skill to acquire.Read more
The 2017 Global Knowledge IT Skills and Salary Report offers a ton of insight and analysis of the global IT professional’s workforce. It’s a very beneficial read for anyone working in IT or planning a career in IT.Read more
In recent years the way organisations look at leadership, and leadership development in particular, has changed. It’s less ad hoc and more strategic with the role of leadership shifting towards a more transformative one.Read more
Developing and releasing software is a complicated process, especially now that teams and deployment infrastructure are themselves growing in complexity. As projects grow, the problem becomes even more pronounced. Fortunately, there is a way to develop, test and release software in a quick and consistent way.Read more
This post originally appeared on CIO.com
When people talk about IT training, they usually think about courses – either instructor-led training (ILT) or some combination of ILT and/or online self-paced courses. Although courses continue to be an important part of IT training, training today should consist of more types, or modalities, of training.Read more