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Artificial intelligence (AI) remains one of the fastest-growing areas in the technology world. One variant of AI – machine learning – is a vital part of the practice of data science, and other meaningful applications for its use abound. If you work in the IT industry, AI is currently a hot skill worth highlighting on… Read more »

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While keeping a handle on staffing costs remains a worthy goal for any technology manager, this doesn’t necessarily make it wise to inquire about a candidate’s salary history during an interview. What used to be a standard practice is now frowned upon by many in the industry, and some states – most notably Massachusetts –… Read more »

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You found the technology job of your dreams; sent the company your résumé, and they called you in for an interview. Unfortunately, despite your best intentions, you simply blew the opportunity; stumbling over answers and not really giving the organization a good impression of your capabilities. Now what? Do you ask for a second chance… Read more »

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  Keeping your staff operating efficiently is a must for the organization’s productivity and its bottom line. Unfortunately, a fine line exists between working your employees hard and them beginning to suffer the adverse effects of burnout. Being able to successfully navigate this fine line helps separate the best IT managers from those merely holding… Read more »

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  Cultivating a compelling digital strategy remains vital for any company hoping to succeed in the modern business landscape – no matter their size. This is an effort requiring a long-term vision from management; something beyond five or even ten years, which is difficult considering the rapid pace of change in the technology world. Still,… Read more »

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Searching – and applying – for technology positions online continues to revolutionize the hiring process. You are able to streamline your efforts and reach out to IT companies with a simple click of a button on a website. Unfortunately, this doesn’t mean any of those hiring managers are going to contact you about scheduling an… Read more »

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  There’s no denying the positive impact technology continues to make on business operations in a variety of industries. Even the managerial role benefits from the intelligent application of technical innovations in communications, data analysis and more. If you are looking to improve your own management skills, understanding how to successfully use technology to your… Read more »

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  Deciding whether or not to accept a job offer is a dilemma many IT professionals face at some point in their careers. If the position in question isn’t your dream job, will you end up stuck in a role bad for your career growth? On the other hand, what if a truly inspiring position… Read more »

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  One constant in the technology world is its constant and rapid rate of change. New job roles grow in popularity and demand on a yearly basis, while other positions wane in their overall importance. Keeping a finger on the pulse of these changes is vital whether you are an IT manager formulating an annual… Read more »

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  Downtime – no matter the cause – is the bane of any business, and IT companies aren’t immune to its adverse effects. Quantifying the costs of downtime is vital for technology managers looking for additional ammo when trying to get infrastructure projects approved by their executive team. Those corner office denizens tend to be… Read more »