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Closing the Cyber Security Skills Gap

The Centre for Strategic and International Studies recently conducted a survey of IT managers and discovered that 82% of employers believe they lack cyber security skills in their organization. Out of those surveyed, 71% feel that this under preparedness causes harm to their organizations. Leveraging the latest technology might help reduce this damage. However, making […]

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Improving Ethics in AI

Ethics in artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming an increasingly important topic as companies adopt more automated processes. According to Marc Teerlink, Global Vice President of Intelligent Enterprise Solutions & Artificial Intelligence at SAP, 30% of organizations are fully automated at present with the figure expected to increase to 50% by the end of 2022. While […]

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The Shifting Employment Landscape in the Age of AI

This is a sponsored post from Digi-Key. Written by S. Himmelstein. Artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and other advanced technologies are posed to improve productivity, efficiency, and economic growth across virtually all economic sectors. Beyond chess-playing computers and self-driving cars, machine and deep learning capabilities enable computers to process vast amounts of data in order to […]

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Four Soft Skills Everyone Needs at Work

This is a sponsored post from Digi-Key. Written by Nancy Ordman. What technical skills do you need for 2020? How different is the 2020 list from previous years? Skills that are in high demand and short in supply will change at the pace of technological innovation as well as based on changes in the economy. […]

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Five Reasons to Consider a Career in Cyber Security

This is a sponsored post from Digi-Key. October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month in the U.S. Here’s something to be aware of: the workforce for cyber security is staggeringly small. Young professionals are overlooking cyber security career opportunities, which weakens the industry and also puts companies at risk. Here are five reasons to consider […]

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How AI is Transforming the Workplace

Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to make headlines as the technology is further developed. Not only is AI impacting people’s everyday lives at home through virtual assistants and online shopping recommendations, it is also a tool that can benefit the workplace. One of the main advantages is using machine learning technology to gather data. This type […]

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Should You Be Worried About the Engineering Talent Shortage?

According to the 2018 Skills Gap Study issued by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute, it’s time to start worrying about the predicted shortage of engineering talent. In the next decade, 2.4 million manufacturing positions in the U.S. will go unfilled. The continued shortage will lead to a potential loss of $454 billion in economic output. […]

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Upskilling Employees Effectively in 2018

The forecast calls for digitization that will put people out of work. However, the reality is a blizzard of job openings that may pile up due to an untrained workforce. Although talk of automation and artificial intelligence often leads to fear of unprecedented unemployment, advances in technology have repeatedly led to more jobs, not fewer. […]

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