Information Technology

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How to Plan a Career in Information Technology

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So you’ve recently graduated with a degree in information technology. Your options for a degree are endless, regardless of whether you’re interested in web design, IT security, networking or programming. While many graduates …

By College Recruiter
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Information Technology Overview

In Part 1 of the Industry Overview for Information Technology, we will discuss the basics of what Information Technology is, some of the different career paths in IT, and what a typical career trajectory might look like for you. In …

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What Tech Job Is Right for Me?

So, you know you want to go into technology. Maybe you were the kid who always took things apart just to see how they worked, or maybe you’re the whiz who always helps their grandparents figure out how to use …

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How to Become a Forensic Computer Analyst in 5 Steps

As the world becomes increasingly reliant on technology, new employment opportunities for IT specialists continue to open in almost every field.  Local police departments are no exception. Where once interviews and scientific testing were enough to gather the evidence needed in a criminal investigation, …

By Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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International day for Digital Learning is on March 19.

International Day for Digital Learning | UNESCO

“No screen can ever replace a teacher. However, when applied properly, technology can complement  and  enhance  the  work  of  educators.  To  ensure  that  technology  improves  learning outcomes and reduces inequalities, we must actively steer …

By Pamela Jimenez
Pamela Jimenez Program Director for the Center for Social Justice
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Cybersecurity Career Path: Jobs, Skills, and Outlook

A cybersecurity career path involves protecting an organization’s systems, networks, and data from cyberattacks. This can include a wide range of tasks, such as monitoring networks for security threats, implementing security measures, and responding to incidents when they occur.

If …

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