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The IoT is pulling IT and engineering skills together in a highly-sought after combination

A shortage of IT skills in large enterprises is an age-old lament; the Internet of Things (IoT) is giving it...

July 5th, 2015 Gary Hilson

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IT professional careers: is being a generalist a dead end option?

Recently, I have been involved in several discussions with IT pros who were seeking employment and a common theme appeared...

June 11th, 2015 William Turgeon

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IT hiring forecast from CompTIA: ‘Technology gets ahead of the labour force’

Canadian execs are still worried about finding skilled and experienced IT staff to fill their ranks. According to a recently...

June 1st, 2015 Gary Hilson

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How to build your analytics talent bench

Access to useful data is cheaper than ever before, but many companies are finding it difficult to generate business value...

April 29th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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CIO leadership fundamentals part 3: Building core capabilities

One of the most important objectives for any CIO is to build core based capabilities for their own organization to...

March 20th, 2015 Gary Davenport

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Oh, Canada! Does the skills gap threaten thee?

Open your favorite search engine. Type in these words “Canada Skills Gap” and prepare for tens of millions of returns....

April 1st, 2014 Gary Beach

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Professionalism: Growing or in a downward spiral?

Professionalism is controversial but primarily only in ICT. Why? Medicine, Law, Accounting we accept it and it is codified. For...

September 30th, 2013 Stephen Ibaraki

Analysts: IT skills gap hitting Canada hard

Analysts: IT skills gap hitting Canada hard

The bad news: Canada lacks the supply of IT talent it needs to meet demand. The good news? Well, at...

December 11th, 2012 brian bloom

IT skills: Jumping the chasm

IT skills: Jumping the chasm

Call it the tech industry's version of a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma: Businesses have job openings,...

June 7th, 2012 Computerworld Staff