According to Brookings, digital services comprised over half of the advanced sector jobs created in 2013-15.
To be sure, digital technology is transforming [education as well], as can be seen from the myriad classes and learning vehicles available online. Yet the essence of teaching is deep expertise and complex interactions with other people
Many companies are responding to an increasingly digital market environment by adding roles with a digital focus or changing traditional roles to have a digital orientation. The list of “digital” business roles and functions is extensive and growing.
Ken Grady has been actively involved in efforts to establish paths to technology careers for communities who don’t usually end up there—specifically for US veterans.
Upon being released in 2011, the Pathways to Prosperity report revealed the struggles of young people to attain employment in America, despite many good jobs going unfilled.
Today in America, fewer than 5 percent of young people train as apprentices. In Germany, the number is closer to 60 percent—in fields as diverse as advanced manufacturing, IT, banking, and hospitality. And in Europe, what’s often called “dual training” is a highly respected career path
Liberal-arts graduates can improve their job prospects markedly by acquiring a small level of proficiency in one of eight specific skill sets, such as social media or data analysis.
The prospect of hiring up to 550 new workers over the next decade, including dozens of highly coveted software developers and IT specialists, isn’t keeping Tyler Technologies’ Christopher Hepburn and Robert Sansone up at nights.
Big data is changing the way people and companies work and interact. It can provide valuable insights to inform decision-making processes and improve operational efficiency and effectiveness.
Returning for its 3rd year, Agile Maine Day is a practical Agile conference that allows participants to connect and learn from their peers and leaders in the industry.