Demand for cybersecurity skills rises as quantum computing threats tighten
Posted on May 19, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length short
There is a major shortage of cybersecurity professionals, with the equivalent of a major city worth of workers missing from the workforce. (ISC)2, the world’s largest professional organization for cybersecurity workers, estimates in the paper linked above that the cybersecurity workforce will have to increase by 65% to meet demand. By Nils Gerhardt.
OOP: (Complex Systems)-Oriented Programming
Posted on May 6, 2022, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
This article explores the original idea of OOP, as it has been invented by Alan Kay. OOP was invented as a "systems-oriented approach" to programming, a way to build complex systems. Unfortunately, the name "object-oriented" created confusion and deemphasized this meaning. By Eugene Naumenko.
61% of people believe bots will succeed where humans have failed with corporate sustainability
Posted on April 26, 2022, Level intermediate Resource Length short
Global study finds 94% of people believe society has not made enough progress on sustainability and social efforts. People around the world are demanding more progress on sustainability and social efforts and are looking to businesses to step up, according to a new study by Oracle and Pamela Rucker, CIO Advisor, Instructor for Harvard Professional Development. By @Oracle.
Tags bots management cio cloud teams
Embracing hybrid work in professional services
Posted on April 13, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length medium
I've seen many professional services companies that were early adopters of hybrid work due to the knowledge-based nature of their practices. However, as we all know, the pandemic dramatically accelerated the shift, proving that hybrid work could scale. By Patrick Connally, PhD.
Tags cio management miscellaneous teams agile
Applying product thinking to slack's internal compute platform
Posted on March 16, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length long
When creating a platform, it's critical to have clearly defined customers and products that will benefit from it rather than building in a vacuum. By Javier Turegano Director, Software Engineering @slack.
Bringing agile to quantum hardware
Posted on March 15, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length medium
We want to build the best, highest-performance quantum computers, all while making processors available to clients so that they can experiment with quantum and find potential benefits to their organizations. Achieving this goal requires a new way of thinking about hardware development methodology. By Markus Brink.
Change management in SAP projects: How employees drive transformation
Posted on February 28, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Unfamiliar systems, new processes, completely different ways of working: an SAP implementation may unsettle users. That's why change management is crucial for the success of any IT project, especially in the course of a business transformation. By Thomas Jenewein.
The ultimate guide to Lean UX design
Posted on November 26, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length long
When designing a product, you often strive to achieve perfection by building a product with advanced features and offerings. You might find that rather than perfection, you only end up wasting time and resources on a product that you're not completely sure users will use. In other words, it's a demanding process that doesn't guarantee success. By Adam Fard.
Tags ux web-development how-to agile teams
Code is everyone's business
Posted on November 2, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length short
Nearly every company now produces software or applications to enable it to do business. That can include using software as an interface to customer support, enabling e-commerce channels, and powering internal operations to serve customers and keep the business running. By Brian Rue.
The 20 fastest growing jobs in the next decade
Posted on September 20, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length long
The employment landscape is constantly shifting. While agricultural jobs played a big role in the 19th century, a large portion of U.S. jobs today are in administration, sales, or transportation. So how can job seekers identify the fastest growing jobs of the future? By Jenna Ross.
Tags cio learning teams career miscellaneous
Data security in a multi-cloud world
Posted on August 17, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length intermediate
Securing and protecting enterprise data is at the center of the modern security plan. There are many considerations for organizations that aim to move critical workloads and data stores to the cloud, and understanding how business-critical data will be accessed, stored, and secured is a paramount concern. Written by Chris Steffen.
Crowdsourcing in the Circular Economy
Posted on July 27, 2021, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Much of the work and focus in the circular economy is based around disrupting standard linear economy business models of "take-make-waste" to ones where higher proportions of resources can be recycled with minimal disposal. Written by Clive Reffell.