The Growing Talent Gap in Tech: Actionable Strategies to Bridge the Gap

Tech is one of the single-most industrious sectors in our modern world. So industrious, in fact, it’s hard to come by a field driving more growth and opportunities. It has been predicted by Statista that by 2023, mobile apps alone will generate upwards of $935 billion worldwide. But with the monumental growth and demand, a talent gap presently exists in the tech world. Specifically, in regards to talented Software developers and engineers.

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4 Reasons Tech Needs More Female Software Developers

Women represent half the labor force, yet remain grossly underrepresented in certain sectors such as technology. According to some estimates, women hold just 20% of all tech jobs. And when we narrow it down to software development, the number plummets below 15%. If we’re to keep our position as the global leader in the technology space, American companies must do more to recruit, hire, and retain female talent.

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Reducing Risk With Proper Technology Partners

Creating custom software that is delivered on time, on budget, and performs as intended is an enormous task. But rather than take on the challenge in-house, many companies today rely on software outsourcing to meet demand. Unsurprisingly, however, outsourcing comes with its own hurdles, and choosing the wrong development partner can prove costly. For this article, we will discuss several ways to reduce your risk.

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The Demand For Real-World Development Experience (And How To Get It)

In a 2018 opinion piece for CNBC on the future of work, the author said something profound. "The future of work won't be about degrees. More and more, it'll be about skills. And no one school, whether it be Harvard, General Assembly or Udacity, can ever insulate us from the unpredictability of technological progression and disruption."

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Outsourcing - Weighing Opportunity and Project Costs

Simply put, outsourcing is the process by which one firm hires a third-party to fulfill one or more of its business needs. In the world of software development, outsourcing is on the rise. As you'd imagine, the right vendor can provide an enormous advantage to your company. However, choosing a development partner that fits your organization isn't a simple, straight-forward process. For example, there are factors such as offshore versus onshore, costs versus expertise, outsourcing versus outstaffing, and many pros/cons upp...

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Apprenticeships - Disrupting Higher Education

With college loans soaring, more students are considering alternative forms of skill building. In the world of software development, apprenticeships and boot camps are fast becoming the new normal for those looking to enter the industry. While both practices have their own list of advantages and disadvantages, in this article we'll talk about why apprenticeships not only bring more value than boot camps, but also when compared to traditional universities as well. In addition, we'll explore Germany's acclaimed apprentices...

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