Monthly Archives: December 2018

Why Python is the real programming language of data science, not R

Python and R are among the most frequently mentioned skills in job postings for data science positions. But reports on which programming language is actually used most often on the job for these professionals are conflicting, according to a Thursday report from Cloud Academy. The TIOBE Programming Community Index shows R as being on a downward trend this year in [...]

By |2018-12-28T13:28:38+00:00December 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 5 highest-paying tech jobs of 2019

Cybersecurity engineers will be the highest-paying and most recruited tech job for 2019, according to a Wednesday report from marketplace recruiting platform Scout Exchange. This is not surprising, as 50-90% of all companies depending on industry experienced a cyberattack in 2018, while high-profile breaches demonstrated the massive reputational, legal, and financial risks that organizations now face, [...]

By |2018-12-26T13:48:16+00:00December 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

13 in-demand tech certifications that will help you get a better job

With a tight tech labor market, employees with the right skills and certifications can net high salaries for in-demand positions, according to a recent report from Robert Half Technology. While many organizations offer certifications for technology workers and project managers—some of which can drastically increase an employee's salary—it can be overwhelming to know which to pursue. Ten out of [...]

By |2018-12-21T13:41:14+00:00December 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Two-thirds of organizations plan to launch 5G by 2020

The majority of organizations (66%) plan to implement 5G by the end of 2020, according to a Gartner report released on Tuesday. The 5G standard is the next generation of mobile connectivity that is expected to provide more bandwidth, faster speeds, and lower latency. Organizations plan to mainly use 5G networks for Internet of Things (IoT) communications [...]

By |2018-12-19T15:33:08+00:00December 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 skills employers need in a data scientist

At this point, nearly every enterprise is looking for skilled data scientists to wade through buckets of information and glean actionable business insights. However, a shortage of professionals in the field, and the unique combination of skills the role requires, makes finding the right hire difficult, said Pavel Dmitriev, former principal data scientist for analysis [...]

By |2018-12-14T13:58:44+00:00December 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tech leaders dominate best CEOs in America list Microsoft's Satya Nadella was named the Best CEO of 2018, according to a Comparably report released on Tuesday. The top CEOs were separated into two lists: CEOs at large companies (more than 500 employees) and CEOs at small to midsize companies (500 employees or less). Comparably asked employees to rank their CEOs using a numerical scale [...]

By |2018-12-12T15:30:31+00:00December 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Networking trends and news: 2018 year in review

Networking is a fairly old subject, but there are still plenty of interesting things happening. Highlights from 2018 include stories about security, 5G, net neutrality, the Linux Foundation, and more. Security and wireless bandwidth were the top computer networking subjects of 2018. Those topics were no great surprise. Here are some highlights from these networking topics and [...]

By |2018-12-10T14:30:02+00:00December 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to improve data and analytics use at your company: 4 steps Despite the promise data brings to improving business functions, more than 87% of organizations are classified as having low business intelligence (BI) and analytics maturity, according to a Thursday Gartner report. This creates a major obstacle for organizations that want to improve their data assets and take advantage of emerging analytics technologies like machine learning, [...]

By |2018-12-07T13:25:15+00:00December 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 tech trends impacting infrastructure and operations in 2019   Infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders are becoming increasingly involved in the modern day enterprise, and must prepare for a number of impending technological shifts to support digital infrastructure moving into 2019, according to a Gartner report released Tuesday at the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Strategies Conference in Las Vegas. "The focus [...]

By |2018-12-05T13:49:50+00:00December 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments