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Reconciling political beliefs with career ambitions

Data professionals face personal dilemmas as AI contributes to ethical issues such as reduced privacy, algorithmic bias, and advanced military weapons.

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The future of COBOL is now

The COBOL skills gap is neither as extreme nor as straightforward as you might imagine. Here’s what companies can do to keep their COBOL systems running, and what would-be COBOL developers should know before taking the plunge.

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4 nonprofits teaching disadvantaged students to code

With career accelerators, workshops, and coding courses, these nonprofits are putting low-income and underrepresented students on the path to programming and computer science careers.

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Should product design be ethical?

Turns out there are advantages to putting people first and thinking about ethics, like superior products, happier employees, and devoted customers.

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6 non-profits giving women a boost in tech

For women, girls, and LGBTQ+ individuals seeking a career in technology, these non-profit organizations provide education, job placement, networking opportunities, community support, and more

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Take part in the 2021 IT Salary Survey

Whether you’re scouting out a new job or looking to fill a key IT role, access to salary data is an important tool. Help us help you by taking our 10-minute IT Salary Survey.

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Companies still can’t find enough open source skills

The pandemic has accelerated demand for IT professionals with open source skills, and organizations are searching far and wide or retraining staff to fill the gap.

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The 24 highest paying developer roles in 2020

Some developer jobs command higher salaries than others. Aiming high? See what you can expect to earn in these 24 roles.

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4 C programming courses for every skill level

The venerable C programming language still powers much of the computing world. These four courses can get you started.

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IT leaders grapple with the new normal

Five articles examine the challenges faced by leaders across all segments of IT – and the solutions that have made a difference.

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Will work from home be permanent? Many developers like the idea

The pandemic forced almost everyone in tech to work from home. That accelerated the trend of allowing developers to eschew expensive tech hubs and work wherever they like.

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How to find cloud talent during a boom

The pandemic has led to an explosion of cloud projects. How do you hire in an environment where 10 job reqs are chasing a single qualified candidate?

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Black engineers group seeks next-gen IT leaders

The A* leadership development program seeks applicants for 2021.

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Black developers tell how the US tech industry could do better

Black developers have long been underrepresented in the US technology industry, but four share how that could change now that diversity is again top of mind.

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Career roadmap: DevOps engineer

The increased need for faster application delivery, higher productivity of businesses, and elimination of unnecessary capital expenditures in IT are expected to accelerate the market and the need for highly qualified DevOps engineers...

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Cloud tech certifications count more than degrees now

Learning is prioritizing tactical over strategic for cloud-based skills

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How to manage contracts in a multi-cloud environment

One management challenge of a multi-cloud environment is how to handle all the contracts that come with using multiple providers and services.

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15 hot tech skills getting hotter -- no certification required

Employers are apt to invest more often in cash premiums for noncertified tech skills compared to certifications. Here are a few they’re coveting the most now and going forward.

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9 career pitfalls every software developer should avoid

If you love to code, and don’t think much about your career or your business, it’s time to get real and rethink how you approach software development

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14 IT certifications that will survive and thrive in the pandemic

These tech certifications not only have high value now, but employers will continue to value them as the coronavirus continues.

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