5 Industries Desperate For Tech Pros

You don’t have to join a high-profile social media company or a sexy tech startup to score a bigger paycheck: Firms in the following industries are not only actively hiring tech pros… they pay a whole lot better than you might think. Consumer Packaged Goods Companies that make consumable goods such as food and beverages,…

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6 Technologies That Greatly Impact Project Management

From the cloud to mobile devices, technology puts project management at your fingertips. But with so many tech trends to choose from, how do you pick the right tools for your team? The Project Management Institute recently asked project managers: Which technologies have had the most impact on your project team and the industry? 1. Constant…

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Agile Project Management Explained

Picture a start-up technology business, where the founders are trying to carve out a sustainable business niche. The sector is changing fast, and they must quickly develop a service that users are prepared to pay for. This is tricky! They can only find out so much through market research, so they need to experiment. This…

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How To Get The Most From Your It Department

It’s one of the great paradoxical questions of modern times: how do we get more productivity out of less time, fewer resources and smaller teams? Mathematically, it doesn’t add up. But in the world of IT, this is a question management must grapple with on a regular basis. The top developers and software engineers are…

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5 IT Megatrends Changing The Project Management Profession

My belief is that the role of Project Manager will continue to increase in importance in future years and the need for project managers within IT will increase in both stature and in numbers. My reason for this belief is that there are a number of long term IT megatrends that will increase the demand…

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Web Development & Structured Query Language (SQL)

SQL Training and Web Development The world is going increasingly mobile. According to ZDNet contributor Matt Baxter-Reynolds, the mobile Web is dying, and native apps have taken over as the preferred means of Web connection for countless Internet users. In addition, according to Robert Half Technology’s 2014 IT Salary Guide, web developers will be one of the most in-demand…

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Top 10 Features of SQL Server 2014

The Power of Microsoft SQL Server 2014 As your business grows, so do the demands you place on the databases that help run your organization. Whether for inventory, online sales transactions, or customer management, a slow-performing or unavailable database can create bottlenecks in the way your employees do their jobs—and cause your customers to take…

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Microsoft SQL Server Goes Version Neutral

The Next Wave of SQL Server After January 5, 2014, Microsoft’s 10774, 10775, 10776, 10777 and 10778 SQL Server courses will be retired and replaced with the version-neutral 20461 through 20467 courses. Microsoft’s 20461 through 20467 courses are designed for students who are interested in learning SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014. They cover the new features in SQL Server 2014,…

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What does Cloud Computing Mean for Project Managers?

Project Management & Cloud Computing Whether software development or infrastructure, the manner in which cloud computing projects are delivered is altered enough to require a slightly different approach to project management. While the same elements exist on cloud computing projects as any other, the sequence in which they need to be done is a bit…

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Training for Today’s Project Managers

Solutions for Project Managers of All Levels Businesses everywhere rely on individuals possessing a variety of different skills relating to Project Management. The PMP (Project Management Professional), for example, continues to be one of the most sought after certifications for a good reason; successfully managing projects is vital to any business. Analysis, budgeting, time management…

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5 Sets of Best Practices to Optimize Your IT Department

The Modern IT Department Often, gaining technical expertise is top-of-mind when considering training, and the best practices of project management and improved processes get neglected. IT departments are challenged to create and continuously improve processes that provide highly efficient services with more business value. This is where utilizing ITIL, CBAP, PMP, Six Sigma and ITMLP/…

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