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The Data Science Skills Gap: What Most Online Courses Don’t Cover

“Data scientist” topped LinkedIn’s list of the Most Promising Jobs of 2019 thanks to generous salaries and a high number of job openings. So it’s no surprise that a growing number of people are taking an interest in the field and wondering what they need to learn to get started in it. Those hoping to …

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Serverless Computing: What It Is, Key Benefits, and How To Learn

With each passing day, developers and enterprises alike are beginning to explore the transformative potential of serverless computing. New providers are emerging too, each vying to gain control in a competitive and promising space. Still not exactly sure what serverless computing is? Here’s a closer look at serverless computing, its benefits, and how you can develop your skills. What Is …

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This Evidence-Based Process Can Make Coding Based Learning More Effective

There will be 7 million current job openings in the U.S. by 2020. Over 1 million will be empty computer science-based jobs. A tight labor market will become the “new normal” for decades to come. The solution – more effective workplace onboarding, training, and upskilling. Currently, companies spend millions on learning and development… but are those training …

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Hit 2019 Running: The New Year’s Checklist for Developers

Whether or not you’re a person that gets excited about the prospect of New Year’s resolutions and new beginnings, you’ve got to admit there’s a positive energy in the air come January. People are rested, happy, and ready to get down to planning their year. They’ve refocused professionally and personally, and this is often the …

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Billion-Dollar Tech Expansions in 2019: How to Land a Role with a Tech Giant

2018 has been a wild ride for the US tech giants. Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, and Microsoft have been battling it out to become the world’s most valuable company, engaging in a flurry of activity to grow their businesses even further. Judging by recent news, this trend will extend into 2019 too: just this week, both …

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One Big Thing E-Learning Platforms For Devs Are Missing? Measuring Actual Comprehension.

Each year, thousands of prospective developers take their first steps into the world of development. Equipped with a laptop and buckets of enthusiasm, they spend countless hours learning and honing their craft. But measuring & verifying their skill development is a real challenge. A host of amazing e-learning platforms have emerged in recent years such …

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Reflecting On Lessons from #MoveTheDial’s Global Summit

MoveTheDial is a movement which is dedicated to increasing the participation and advancement of women in technology. Founded by Jodi Kovitz in January last year, the movement recently hosted its first Global Summit in Kovitz’s native Toronto. By all accounts the Global Summit was a great success and was attended by over 800 executives and …

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The Power of 11 Weeks: A Digital Marketing Internship

Just Start Somewhere Ever since I can remember, I knew I was destined to work in some field of marketing or advertising. I’ve always had an entrepreneurial mindset, first putting it into use in the fifth grade when I decided to start my own bottle cap necklace business. I had no idea what marketing was …

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Together We Can Do So Much: How Developers Benefit from the Open Source Model

Each day millions of developers contribute their time, abilities, and billions of lines of code to enhance countless open-source projects. On Github alone over 31 million developers contribute to the growth of over 96 million repositories. Amazingly, one third of all those repositories were created in the last year alone. Why are more developers than …

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Why do we pay Technical Recruiters?

As a person with a hand in the tech world – whether on the hiring or working side – you’ll know firsthand that tech recruitment is a terribly complex field. Tech recruiters are undoubtedly driven and talented people who apply a variety of skills each day in an attempt to achieve the best result for …

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