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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

4 data science certificates to boost your career and salary Data scientists—named the no. 1 best job in America by Glassdoor for the past three years—are expected to remain in high demand for 2019, as nearly every company requires employees who can effectively analyze data and organize it into business insights. Companies have been aggregating data for years to help them make better decisions, said Patrick [...]

By |2018-12-03T13:36:18+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IoT and the security challenges that tech companies face

Cisco's Michele Guel, Distinguished Engineer and Chief Security Architect, discusses IoT and how tech enterprises are working to secure the IoT infrastructure. Cisco's Michele Guel spoke with TechRepublic and CNET Senior Producer Dan Patterson about how companies need to defend for the future, but they need to also make sure to handle all the [...]

By |2018-11-30T13:39:41+00:00November 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The 10 most in-demand tech jobs of 2019   The tech jobs landscape of 2019 will likely look largely the same as it did in 2018, with roles in software development, cybersecurity, and data science dominating across industries. "Emerging technologies will be key catalysts for the in-demand jobs we expect to see in 2019," said Sarah Stoddard, community expert at job search [...]

By |2018-11-28T13:34:58+00:00November 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

8 strategies to keep legacy systems running

Dependencies on legacy hardware and software are typically the bane of IT, as stakeholders demand continued access to deprecated platforms. Here's how to ease the pain.   While most organizations are moving business operations to Software as a Service (SaaS) and cloud computing solutions, some organizations retain dependencies on legacy platforms and the software [...]

By |2018-11-26T14:17:39+00:00November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 communication fundamentals that should be in every disaster recovery plan   Last week, I was onsite with a client testing a disaster recovery (DR) plan. This was one of the most creative DR tests I have ever conducted because the client actually had users act out the exercise. Every five minutes users entered the IT "war room" to complain about offline systems and continuously [...]

By |2018-11-14T15:10:10+00:00November 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments