IT Careers

While we love technology as much as the next guy, most of us are in the field because we need to put food on the table. This section takes a look at issues related to an IT professional's career or those interested in getting into information technology.




The IoT is a new and exciting world, and the IoT solutions architect is very much in demand. This professional takes part in a lot of the...

Job Role: IoT Solutions Architect


Databases are complicated, and DBAs sometimes can feel overwhelmed by everything that needs to be done. These tips can help keep things in...

6 Efficiency Tips for Database Admins


Here we explain what a DevOps manager does ... and why that's important.

DevOps Managers Explain What They Do


Statistics show that employment in IT professions will grow by 13% between 2016 and 2026. Here are some tips on how to land a top job.

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Don't have an IT degree or special IT certifications? No problem. You can still get an IT job. Find out how consultant Greg Miliates made...

How I Got an IT Job Without a Tech Background


The data scientist role is fast becoming the most sought-after career of the technology world. We asked top data scientist Jake Porway from...

Data Scientists: The New Rock Stars of the Tech World


ITIL certification focuses on the basics that matter to business: how to improve IT services, increase productivity and cut costs. That...

ITIL Certification: Why You Need It, How To Get It


Working in the computer industry isn’t for everybody. Find out why writer Shaun Boyd decided to leave it behind.

10 Reasons It Doesn't Pay To Be The Computer Guy


Thoughtful leaders have dreamed up a more fluid software release structure to bridge the development and production environments, but...

Slow Dancing With Technology: Debugging, the Programmer and the Machine


Corporate networks are vital for modern business, but the technology those networks consist of - and the skills needed to manage the...

The IT Professional's Guide To Corporate Networks


As the pace of change accelerates, how can we avoid becoming obsolete? Here, John McMullen examines the price we pay - and what we get in...

As Technology Changes, How To Avoid Becoming Obsolete


Whether it's a business looking to hire someone or a student trying to decide what to major in, there is a lot of confusion about the...

What is the difference between computer science and information and communications technology (ICT)?


It's an exciting time to be a web developer - if you can stomach the steep learning curve. Here are a few things every web developer should...

10 Things Every Modern Web Developer Must Know


What does it take to change the way people live and work? In the tech world, we tend to assume it's technology, but what about the human...

Bill Veghte Executive Chairman at Turbonomic


Getting this part of the hiring process right can be tough for technical IT types, who are more likely to shine at writing code than...

7 Tips For A Stand-Out IT Resume


To nurture data scientists, companies need to focus more on culture and organizational structure. Data scientist Ben Lorica provides his...

How to Nurture a Data Scientist


One of the biggest non-technical issues most corporate IT departments face is managing end user expectations.

4 Tips for Avoiding Blame IT Syndrome


Maintaining an organization's IT infrastructure is a big job, and the people entrusted to manage it need more than just basic IT skills....

5 IT Infrastructure Skills That Are Often Overlooked


It's no secret that there's often conflict between the CFO and CIO in IT organizations, even though both executives are working toward the...