Why Choose the Cloud? Benefits of Cloud Computing

February 15, 2017

In their 2016 State of the Cloud Report, Right Scale showed 95% of companies surveyed reported using the cloud in some form. Of those respondents, 18% said they were using the public cloud only, 71% said they were using a hybrid cloud, and 6% said they were only using a private cloud. As cloud computing is […]

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January Jobs Report: Largest Jobs Gain in Four Months

February 6, 2017

The first Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report of 2017 revealed 227,000 jobs were created in January 2017. A total of 39,000 jobs were created in the professional and business services sector, and the unemployment rate saw little change at 4.8 percent.

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What the Manufacturing Boom Means for Tech and Engineering

January 30, 2017

If recent gains continue their upward momentum, 2017 is already shaping up to be a positive year of steady growth for the manufacturing industry. That’s encouraging news for companies and producers who have struggled to recover from the industrial recession of recent years, and this promising outlook is expected to drive further job growth and […]

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Dawn of the New Collar Jobs

January 19, 2017

Historically, the United States workforce has fallen in to either a white collar or blue collar category. White collar work was typically considered administrative, taking place in an office setting, while blue collar careers surrounded manual labor and were heavily focused on an industrial setting. In recent years, however, a new category has emerged called new […]

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Everyday Devices With an IoT Upgrade

January 17, 2017

The CES show in Las Vegas is where you see the hottest, wildest consumer-electronics products. One of the biggest trends this year was connecting everything to the Internet of Things, or IoT. From connected homes to health tracking, these are the everyday devices that have futuristic upgrades.

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The Dark Side of Big Data

December 12, 2016

By now, you’ve heard of big data – the large-scale volume of information collected from everyday actions and behaviors. You’re contributing data to this web of information every time you post on social media or swipe your credit card. But do you know how that big data you’re creating is used?

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