While STEM activity in the workforce has shown only a slight upward trend overall in the past 15 years, a new STEM Index reveals that a number of IT-related jobs have seen great interest and are among the tops overall.
The top news stories for June 30, 2015.
This past weekend, much of the tech industry was joining in the celebration of the LGBT community over the Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states. But Facebook found itself at the center of criticism by LGBT leaders for its continued "authentic name" policy.
The top news stories for June 29, 2015.
FierceCIO spoke with Monica Eaton-Cardone, CIO and founder at Global Risk Technologies, about problems that the IT field has with pereceptions on what the work is all about, who does it, and why so many young girls think this is only a man's game.
Millennial IT pros generally want a more flexible work environment, and state IT departments are genrally very inflexible in their workplace cultures. This oil and water combination will not help state CIOs lure these urgently-needed workers.
Tomorrrow, June 26, is National Women in Engineering Day. We wanted to acknowledge the event, but expand our tribute to include a celebration of successful women in STEM fields overall- especially women in information technology.
Opponents of the controversial H-1B visa program have been awaiting the results of immigration reform debate in Congress. In the meantime, there is new concern by critics over the push by President Obama for new secret trade agreements.
Microsoft is the latest example of a tech giant trying to undo the impact of years of neglect around diversity hiring and mentoring, and now mandates diversity training for its employees.
The more enterprises come to rely on connected devices to carry out tasks, the more data those devices will generate. Many companies choose to discard that data or just allow it to go stagnant. But tuned-in IT professionals have realized the business value self-generated big data can play in the world of digital business, and many of those impassioned individuals are storming the C-suite as chief data officers.