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How to secure IoT devices: 6 factors to consider

While Internet of Things devices can unlock great insights and value from the data collected, cybersecurity must be built in from the start, according to a report from the Indiana IoT Lab. The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to expand: By the end of 2019, more than 14 billion connected devices will be in use, [...]

By |2019-03-13T13:40:13+00:00March 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How tech companies can recruit and retain more women

Learn about the benefits of creating a more diverse workforce and promoting women to leadership roles, reasons why women leave tech jobs, and tips on recruiting and retaining women at tech firms. The first computer programmer was Ada Lovelace; Margaret Hamilton coined the term "software engineering" and helped develop the on-board flight software for NASA's Apollo missions, Grace Hopper was [...]

By |2019-03-11T14:38:39+00:00March 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 things you need in a cybersecurity awareness training plan

Organizations can change employee security behaviors by creating a strategic plan, according to SANS Security Awareness. When it comes to an organization's employees, the security community has a common refrain: "People are the weakest link." However, we need to reframe that thinking: People are the primary attack vector, and only become the weakest link when [...]

By |2019-03-06T13:33:08+00:00March 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Can you use AR and VR to teach employees soft skills?

AR and VR can help improve employee training simulations on soft skills by delivering realistic human speech, body language, and mannerisms, according to Talespin. A new virtual human technology tool can help improve soft skills training for employes. The training tool from Talespin is powered by artificial intelligence (AI), and leverages virtual reality (VR) and [...]

By |2019-03-04T13:36:53+00:00March 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 technologies to help build your digital business

Emerging technologies related to IoT, AI, and 5G will serve as the building blocks for the future of organizations, according to a Globant report. Emerging technologies are rapidly transforming the business landscape, and will continue to do so as organizations increasingly seek out solutions related to these trends and actually put them into place, according [...]

By |2019-03-01T14:47:44+00:00March 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why SMBs need technology to hit business goals

SMBs find tech necessary for implementing new systems and processes and deploying new products and services, according to a CompTIA report. Technology is essential for the success and function of SMBs, according to a CompTIA report released on Tuesday. Nearly two-thirds (64%) of SMBs said the use of technology is paramount to achieving their business [...]

By |2019-02-27T13:50:02+00:00February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to improve talent development: 7 focus areas for your business

Digital transformation has led to a rush in hiring and developing employees with the right tech skills, according to a LinkedIn Learning report. Learning and development professionals are playing a more strategic role in the enterprise, amid increased budgets and executive support for finding and developing talent, according to LinkedIn Learning's third annual Workplace Learning [...]

By |2019-02-25T13:42:49+00:00February 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 ways data and analytics will impact businesses

Augmented analytics and artificial intelligence are among the top trends in the field that will significantly change businesses in the coming years, according to Gartner. Augmented analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) are among the top data and analytics technology trends that have the potential to significantly change business operations in the next three to five [...]

By |2019-02-22T14:22:51+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 soft skills tech pros need to land a job

Conflict management is the most sought after soft skill in today's workforce, according to Udemy. Here are the other skills companies look for. Soft skills are vital for getting hired, as well as getting promoted, according to an Udemy reportreleased on Tuesday. The majority of HR professionals (67%) withhold job offers from a qualified IT candidate [...]

By |2019-02-20T13:56:12+00:00February 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments