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The importance of information security isn’t lost on anyone who works in the tech industry. However, outsiders may often overlook this vital element IT until there’s actually a data breach — at which point it may be too late. This tactic of reactionary information security is not only ineffective but actually costlier than keeping it… Read more »

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It’s no secret that good communication is a key to productivity in any industry. However, results from the CIO Executive Council’s “Power of Effective IT Communication” revealed there is a real deficiency in the effectiveness of communications between IT and non-IT team members at companies. Some analysts feel it’s gotten so bad as to be… Read more »

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If you’re an IT professional who’s aiming to enter the job market for the first time, or perhaps are interested in relocating to take a job with a better pay rate, it’s necessary to become familiar with cities in the U.S. that characteristically have the most lucrative tech jobs. The list below could be especially… Read more »

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By the time the digital revolution began to take hold, many industry experts were already lamenting the death of IT as we know it. Many IT practices and processes are becoming obsolete or automated, and even more traditional roles are absorbed or redefined. More than ever, companies are able to purchase Software-as-a-Service or “on-demand” software… Read more »

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Identifying talent in the upper ranks of your organization is an important part of developing your workforce. In order to keep your company competitive, you must promote those with the most potential to succeed. However, in IT this can include a variety of factors and skill sets, both technical and interpersonal. This guide is designed… Read more »

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As an IT professional, you’re well aware that a lot of what you do can become lost in translation when discussing work with colleagues in other departments. Trivial tasks like resetting passwords or setting up a voicemail pin may seem more complicated than they actually are, while the very same co-workers underestimate the true complexity… Read more »

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Young professionals are often looking for what they can do to immediately impact their career. But the steps you take when you’re just starting out can dramatically shape your experience as you grow and develop in your industry. These are a few career tips that will benefit you now — and later down the line… Read more »

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When it comes to choosing a browser, we often find ourselves stuck with a choice of three main players: Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. But are these browsers really all that the internet has to offer? Particularly for IT pros, these options can seem rather limited, so it’s time to look for a better alternative… Read more »

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When creating your interview strategy, there’s one factor you can’t always predict: the personality of the interviewer. If you aren’t prepared for a variety of interviewer types, you may find yourself caught off guard or uncertain of how to proceed. You don’t have to strategize for each unique personality, but you should know how to… Read more »