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  The demise of the technology outsourcing market has been predicted by many IT pundits for years. In actuality, the reverse appears to be true, as a recent study by the industry analyst group, ISG, reveals a sector now generating over $100 billion in revenue each year. While this doesn’t show the growth of other… Read more »

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In the technology world, meetings are simply part of office life. If your organization follows the principles of Agile and/or DevOps, you probably are required to attend them on a daily basis – maybe even more than one! While communication and collaboration remain a vital aspect of the modern IT life, how do you ensure… Read more »

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Ethics remains an important part of nearly all industries in business, and the technology world is no exception. Considering the growing scourge of hacking and cybercrime, developers especially need to conduct themselves in an honest and forthright manner. The nature of their work sometimes warrants having access to important confidential information making an ethical nature… Read more »

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The days of the technology office being a competitive environment filled with the “lone wolf” programmer are over. In its place is a more collaborative workplace ushered in by Agile and DevOps movements. As such, supporting the success of your co-workers is the new rule – not professional jealousy. With a career absent of resentment… Read more »

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In a constantly changing industry such as the technology world, it is important to keep your organization abreast of the latest trends. The modern business world is becoming more competitive, and those companies still stuck using old management practices will simply get left behind. Additionally, today’s high-tech professional wants to work for progressive and innovative… 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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The era of Agile and DevOps in the technology world ushered in the need for improved communication and collaboration among co-workers. Successfully completing projects in the modern IT business requires more interaction between developers, QA engineers, network administrators, and business stakeholders. The days of individuals working alone on their own tasks are long gone. What… Read more »

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Uninspired technology employees are bad for your business. While that’s not a real surprising concept, the fact that many current IT employees are slacking off on their jobs might raise a few eyebrows. In fact, a recent study by the consulting firm CEB noted only 22 percent of technology workers are putting in an extra… Read more »

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Doing more with less remains a principle at the core of many successful businesses – both in the technology industry as well as other business sectors. Being able to reduce expenses without hampering the organization’s operational efficiency is the goal for many IT leaders. How they accomplish it doesn’t take fancy accounting tricks or everyone working… Read more »

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One of the more rewarding job roles in the technology world is the project manager. A successful PM requires a combination of technical acumen, business insight, and strong communication skills – just for starters. A diplomatic nature is another must, as handling the different personalities of both IT professionals and clients regularly comes into play…. Read more »