GoTo products by Citrix find a new home

Citrix, a software company specializing in virtualization technologies, has recently announced in a post on its site that it will split its line of GoTo products into their own special company. These products, which include products like GoToMyPC that allow you to virtualize your desktop and access it anywhere, will be part of its own…

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Certifications prepare women for tech jobs

There has been a lot of buzz in the news lately about the gender gap in technology careers. According to a study by the American Association of University Women, only 26 percent of computing jobs were held by women in 2013. Even well-known companies like Twitter need to improve their gender diversity, with Twitter sporting a…

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Cybersecurity training a must for IT professionals

Cybersecurity is becoming a top business priority as more companies transfer their data to the cloud, leverage the Internet of Things to optimize their operations and adopt bring-your-own-device policies. As a result, IT professionals will need to advance their knowledge in cybersecurity, especially within the realm of cloud computing.   In response to a greater…

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Hard and soft skills for IT jobs

Having the technical abilities required for a job is an important part of getting hired, but so is possessing valuable soft skills. The combination of a person’s hard and soft skills are often what gets them chosen over another qualified candidate. Being able to demonstrate relevant capabilities during an interview can help land a job,…

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The demand for IT freelancers increasing

As the demand for IT professionals increases, job seekers will have no problem finding a position with a company. However, some people are not interested in a regular 9-to-5 job. But, that doesn’t mean they have to switch fields. Freelancing is becoming a popular opportunity for IT workers who want more independence.   Many people…

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Making a career change: Why you should choose tech

Changing careers is a major life decision, and it can be a stressful time of one’s life. People switch careers for a variety of reasons – maybe they aren’t happy in their current career or maybe there are not enough job opportunities for making a decent living. The idea of returning to school for several more…

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Google restructures under holding company Alphabet

Google has always been a company that has been hard to define. It started as an Internet search engine, then branched out into broader tech fields like drones and driverless cars. Soon after it made a foray into non-tech fields like pharmaceuticals and venture capital. Now the company is continuing to defy definition by reorganizing…

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The Cybersecurity Domino Effect

Due to the fact that so many networks are now interconnected in the business world, focusing solely on one organization’s security will do no good in the long run. Instead, experts have to look closely at every interdependent company within the chain to ensure the safety of data for just one. If even one company…

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Telehealth market grows, signaling job growth for IT professionals

A study recently released by BCC Research has found the telehealth market is growing and is expected to reach $43.4 billion by 2019. The recent implementation of the Affordable Care Act has intensified the focus on finding ways to provide underserved populations with reliable and effective healthcare services, and telehealth technology is one solution. Telemedicine and…

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Riley Tech Announcement

February 28, 2014 Written by Patrick Riley President of New Horizons of Wisconsin, a division of Riley Technologies, LLC   It is my pleasure to share with you some very exciting news: New Horizons of Wisconsin is now part of Riley Technologies, LLC. With the transaction completed on February 26th, 2014, Riley Technologies, LLC has…

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