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  Technology project managers typically focus on ensuring their teams work productively. As such, they encourage the developers, business analysts, and QA engineers to use their time wisely. However, in the middle of an IT undertaking, they sometimes forget to manage their own time in an efficient manner. Here are a few insights on some… Read more »

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While some technology professionals boast an innate sense of engagement, that doesn’t mean their skills don’t need to be properly inspired. Ultimately, most top-notch IT professionals are forged in the fires of the modern business world – not simply born. In a similar manner as the basketball teams competing in March Madness, technology talent needs… Read more »

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If you are in the market for a new technology position, sometimes the competition gets fierce. Having meaningful professional experience and a deep skill set is great, but many other candidates also bring those same things to the table. Finding a way to make yourself stand out in a candidate pool is important to be… Read more »

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There’s no denying the rapid advancements artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics are making within a variety of tech industry sectors. Many modern factories use robots as an important part of their production lines, while AI is making inroads in the areas of Big Data analysis and more. This doesn’t mean current technology professionals need to… Read more »

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Growing a vital and robust professional network continues to be a key part of any successful technology career. Don’t worry if this scares you – shyness and a reserved nature needn’t hamper your networking efforts. You must overcome these obstacles to ensure a vibrant and rewarding profession is yours. Ultimately, all it takes is a… Read more »

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With more people – and devices – connecting to the internet, the importance of cybersecurity has grown immensely. Social media, mobile technology, eCommerce, and the Internet of Things have all raised the stakes when it comes to protecting networks from hackers and other nefarious activity. This has created a high demand for technology professionals well-versed… Read more »

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Today’s top IT employees appear to be on the lookout for something better. That’s the main takeaway from a survey stating 37 percent of IT workers plan on looking for a new job this year. Companies are faced with improving their retention rates to keep their current staff in-house, or possibly enjoying a chance to… Read more »

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Today’s technology world thrives on collaboration – it remains one of the reasons the Agile and DevOps methodologies are so popular in the industry. Businesses are simply able to accomplish more employing focused teams with managers known for excellent leadership and communication skills. One of the secrets of this higher productivity involves leaders being respected… Read more »

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Whenever you want to press the reset button on your IT career, it helps to venture outside of your comfort zone. A truly transformational change may require learning new technologies or even new approaches to topics you already know. It may even happen on an involuntary basis, i.e. due to a layoff, a promotion to… Read more »

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Being a great technology manager requires consistent effort while striving to learn new techniques and methodologies. Just like any other professional role in the tech industry, the learning only stops on your day of retirement! A copious amount of continuing education courses for managers exists from a variety of sources. If finding a few nontraditional… Read more »