Category: News, Trends, and Recommendations

IT professionals are some of the most connected and well-informed employees in the organization. We’re here to help with recent tech news to keep our readers current on trends, options, advantages, disadvantages, and costs. What are your competitors doing? How can IT make the company better?

IT Salaries—How High Can They Go?

by Sharon Florentine Salaries in the IT world leapt 7.7% year-over-year in 2015—the largest increase ever. It’s certainly gratifying for professionals in the field, but it may cause some to wonder if the rapid growth is sustainable. How much further can salaries climb?

Do You Have Any of the Most In-Demand Skills?

by Ayaz Nanji IT skills dominate LinkedIn’s global list of the 25 hottest skills from the past. From cloud computing to mobile development to database management to virtualization, technology skills are at the forefront of employers’ minds. See if any of your talents made the list!

Are You Getting Paid Enough in These Stressful IT Jobs?

by Sharon Florentine Have you ever uttered the old catchphrase, “They’re not paying me enough for this”? Of course stress has its place in pretty much any job you can think of, but certain IT roles are particularly stressful, which can be mentally and physically draining. Is your job getting you down, and are you […]

An IT Snack Break

by Lisa Bernier An IT professional’s job is a constant barrage of open tickets, maintenance, problem solving, and planning. Don’t forget that it’s necessary to take a little bit of time out of your day to properly refuel. Here are a few ideas for the weary (and hungry) IT leader.

AR vs. VR in the Business World

by Teena Maddox Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are popular subjects in the tech world today. Despite all the talk, many professionals probably haven’t thought a lot about how these technologies might have applications at their company. A recent survey sought to find how VR and AR are being used in business.