Speak Human! Should IT Workers Learn to Speak to the Layperson?

As an IT professional, you are one of the busiest employees at any organization.  Not only do you multitask problem solving for issues that come in at unpredictable rates, but you must find time to maintain current technology while planning for the future.  There is not a lot of time to develop professional skills outside […]

Is the U.S. Falling Behind the Rest of the World in the Tech Boom?

Looking back at the recent innovations and changes in technology and communication, it is no surprise to find other nations taking part in the global economy. However, it is surprising to see American industries struggling to compete. Trying to figure out why there is a sudden dip in US science and tech jobs is the […]

What is the Growth Potential for IT Jobs and Data Center Specialists Over the Next 10 Years?

While unemployment rates have eased slightly as of late (falling under 6% for the first time since 2008), the effects of the recent recession are still felt in numerous industries. As a result, many workers are seeking recession-proof opportunities in job markets exhibiting continuous growth. The IT industry is one such market that has offered […]

Connecting With Free Online Cybersecurity Tools and Educational Resources

Many of the major data breaches of 2014 affected large businesses and corporations, though a number of small- and medium-sized businesses also experienced malicious attacks on company data. Regional chains, municipal government agencies, and even non-profit organizations have had to tighten their security protocols in order to prevent similar breaches from occurring. A whole new […]

Where Is the Next Generation of IT and Data Geniuses?

The United States currently hosts the top institutions for higher education in technology and engineering. However, institutions such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of California Berkley, and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) do not exclusively teach an American student population. Trends in international student mobility and immigration laws have a substantial […]

The Dawning of the Age of Etsy

I heart Etsy

“I spent the morning reorganizing my board on pinterest. I feel like I really accomplished something.” Those are the words of  the social media customer, your next customer. These are the sentiments of the socially plugged-in mass marketplace of micro-manufacturing, the small one-crafter operation or even the massive disaggregated team of micro-manufacturers working for a […]

The Role of Web Hosting in Education

Education means schools, and schools means teachers and notebooks. Think again. In this century, are we really bound to that? The answer is, no. we have the Internet and web hosting services, which has transcended all borders. Now education has been made simple through web pages. This method definitely did not arrive with the advent […]