Posts Tagged ‘IT skills’

5 Things You May Not Know About Software Developers

Stack Overflow touts their 2016 survey as the most comprehensive developer survey ever conducted.  And who are we to argue? Stack is a web-based community of 4.7 million programmers who post and answer questions, sharing advice and code on a reddit-style bulletin board, and their entire community is invited to participate in their annual survey. […]

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5 Must-Attend Health IT Conferences for 2016

For education, networking and training, a conference packed with your peers in healthcare IT can’t be beat. The events below, listed by date, are well-known to most HIT professionals, but it’s never too early to review the agendas and get in your travel requests. HIMSS – Feb. 29-March 4 The granddaddy of health IT conferences, […]

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The Languages of Computer Science [Infographic]

Don't know your C from your C++ or Objective-C? How about the difference between Java and Javascript? These computer languages each have their own set of keywords and a special syntax for organizing programming instructions; i.e., they tell technological devices how to perform the actions we need them to perform. With tech jobs and coding skills in high […]

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5 Hot Lawson Skills for Health IT

In 2011, Infor acquired Lawson, an enterprise business management suite for financial management, human capital, management, procurement and analysis, but the demand for Infor Lawson skills is heating up now. The good news for consultants? Many Lawson roles do not require certifications, but do call for several years of experience with specific modules. If you're […]

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6 Keys to Successful Project Management

Mega-projects are increasingly common in healthcare IT as hospitals and health systems implement multi-million dollar and sometimes billion dollar EMRs and other enterprise solutions. Successful projects are more common than failures, but when a large-scale initiative truly goes off the rails, there are considerable costs—human and financial—that can stagger an organization for years. The Project […]

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10 Curious Facts About the Highest-Paid Developers

We’ve seen our share of IT salary and career surveys, and some can be pretty skewed—usually by a low response rate or a pool of respondents not reflective of the IT workforce. That’s why we love the annual Developer Survey from Stack Overflow, an online community of coders that claims over 30 million monthly visitors. […]

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35 Words You Can Cut From Your Resume Right Now

When The New York Times was in its earliest years, the publication charged by the letter to print anything submitted, coining the term “$10 word.” It’s rumored the verbose Charles Dickens was paid by the word, though that’s more likely because he committed to his novels’ length in advance. Today, brevity may mean more money for […]

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