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The IT industry has always been notorious for high turnover rates. Many of the largest tech companies (in particular, Amazon and Google) have been shown to top the lists of employee churn. With the tech industry being as profitable as it is, this begs the question: why are employees so eager to move on?  It… Read more »

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What was once high-level technology is becoming far more accessible to the average person. Ten years ago, very few people were tech savvy or even interested in technology at all. Today, the average individual knows enough to maintain the security of their personal computer, run applications on their smartphone, and perform basic IT functions at… Read more »

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The security of cloud computing has always been a hotly contested topic. When cloud computing first came into popularity, there were numerous hosting startups that did not take security seriously and consequently damaged the reputation of the industry. In truth, cloud solutions are not inherently any more secure or less secure than on-premise or traditionally hosted servers,… Read more »

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Mobile apps are quickly gaining on mobile websites in the area of e-commerce sales. Today, 40% of all e-commerce sales are performed through a mobile app rather than through a website. And it isn’t just e-commerce that is experiencing this transition. Mobile apps are set to outpace mobile websites in every area, and consumers are increasingly… Read more »

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Even technical writers go through an intense creative process when they work. Technical writing doesn’t necessarily have to be dry and boring, but the tone of the writing does depend on intent, purpose, and audience. Technical writing often has to explore incredibly dense topics in an accessible way, and this absolutely necessitates both in-depth understanding… Read more »

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Do you and your employees know what to do in the event of a security breach? Security issues have to be reacted to quickly to reduce damages. A comprehensive security incident response help is the only way to empower your employees to react in a timely fashion and to direct them to the best possible… Read more »

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At first glance, the role of quality assurance appears to be extremely similar to that of the scrum master. The individual responsible for QA is responsible for the quality of the final deliverable of the project. This is a responsibility that any scrum master should also be sharing. In fact, in agile development, the entire team shares… Read more »

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Data means nothing if you can’t properly analyze it. According to big data studies, 95% of organizations believe that their data can yield insight, even though over 30% additionally believe that their data is inaccurate. If you want to get the most out of your data, you need to have proper data modeling techniques. Modeling… Read more »

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Interviewing a project manager for a technology position can be challenging. Not only do you need to test them on the intricacies of their technical understanding, but you also need to determine whether they fit into your current team and can get the desired results from your top talent. Though much of your interview will… Read more »

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Many project managers tend to find a single project management strategy that they prefer and stick to it regardless of a project’s needs. In recent years, there has been a push towards adaptive (agile) methodologies over the more conventional predictive (waterfall) methodologies. In truth, some projects lend themselves more readily to one or the other,… Read more »