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From executives to developers, CIOs are tapping non-IT people for IT roles

With digital transformation driving unprecedented demand for custom app development, the approach of augmenting existing development teams with so-called business developers is a win-win

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Why data science and machine learning are the fastest growing jobs in the US

The US could have as many as 250,000 open data science jobs by 2024, and the data science skills gap will find companies scrambling to train or hire talent in the coming years

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Why you need a bootcamp grad

Joe Vacca of Revature talks up the value of bootcamp graduates for organizations

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7 IT salary and hiring trends for 2018

Demand for tech talent will continue to outpace supply in the year ahead, while the mix of skills necessary to remain relevant in IT will undergo a significant shift.

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How women can find mentors in the field of data science

Although it may take a bit more effort in finding a mentor in this field, all data scientists will be much better off by learning from an expert

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10 Best Places to Work in 2018

Looking for a better workplace? Here are the 10 best companies you can work for, according to Glassdoor.

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4 tips for building your executive brand on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a key tool for establishing your brand as an executive, but is your profile having the impact you want? Here are four easy ways to strengthen your executive brand on LinkedIn.

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Coding bootcamps are too expensive. Take these online courses instead

A motivated self-learner can do a lot better on the online Coursera service, which has improved in recent years

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Lack of cloud skills and training begin to take a toll

Companies have lost real revenue due to a lack of cloud expertise: on average, about 5 percent of total global revenue

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Colleges don’t teach cloud skills, so AWS will do it in high school

Amazon is expanding AWS Educate to high school students. Will enterprises benefit from this “get them while they are young” approach?

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When millennials meet AI: the future of work in the gig economy

The confluence of these two forces—the rising tide of AI, and the departure from lifelong single-focus careers—is creating an environment in which change is the new constant

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4 careers where data science skills will help you get ahead

As the talent gap widens companies will likely require or at least encourage a certain level of data savvy from nontechnical team members to stay competitive in the market

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Legacy QA in the devops age: reskill them or release them?

As devops becomes more mainstream, are your legacy teams and processes holding you back from fully making the transition?

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Can data scientists tackle the IoT demand?

Current and future data scientists should consider the impact IoT will have in the field, especially because companies investing in IoT will need data experts

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Do you know the one secret to successful digital transformation?

Creating the ideal IT team may seem daunting, but in reality, you already have everything you need at your fingertips

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Thinking about a career switch to data science?

If you are contemplating jumping into data science as a career, here are some key things to consider

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5 great books for devops enthusiasts

If you want to practice devops, you need to have a deep understanding of the principles, values, and concepts that drive it

Top 5 traits of highly effective data scientists

Data science is booming and there is an incredible demand for skilled employees across all types of industries. However, the top data scientists have some fundamental traits that set them apart from the crowd

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