How Women-Rock IT Empowers Women to Pursue STEM
This guest post was written by Emma Reid, global marketing manager, Cisco Networking Academy Corporate Affairs, Asia Pacific & Japan at Cisco and recent winner of the ARN Women in IT Awards.
A Lifelong Journey of Education and Science
In advance of her presentation at a Women Rock IT event, entrepreneur Maha Achour shares her journey from her birth in North Africa to a career in a STEM field, how she balances family and career and how she supports young people to help them achieve STEM careers.
Sowing the Seed for Future Data Scientists
For the second summer in a row, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Governance Lab (GovLab) put on camps for middle and high school students to teach them how to harness the power of open data and crowdsourcing to make important decisions in agriculture and food. The students came to USDA headquarters […]
Skilled Talent: A Necessity for Country Development
We are in the midst of an exciting technology transformation – digitization. Digitization will enable countries to maintain global competitiveness, increase GDP, foster innovation, and create new jobs. It’s predicted there will be over 50 billion connected things by 2020. In order for countries to embrace the opportunities this digital transformation can bring, they need […]
Digital Transformation Brings Job Opportunities for Skilled Candidates
The fourth industrial revolution is here. Soon connections will be limitless as we evolve at an exponential pace. The World Economic Forum showcased this revolution and the technological transformation to digital transformation. Cisco believes digitization will be the most exciting phase of the Internet yet. By 2020, it’s predicted there will be 50 billion connected […]
Coming Soon: Amazing Grace – The True Story of a Computer Science Pioneer
If I told you about a woman who worked on the Mark I and ENIAC Computers in World War II, who was instrumental in solving a key problem of the Manhattan project, and who went on to develop one of the first computer science languages – COBOL – you’d say they should make a movie […]
How The Internet of Everything Will Change The Job Market
This blog was originally published on the Huffington Post The Internet of Everything (IoE) is poised to generate broad implications across technology and business markets — and especially jobs. Last year, there were more than 201 million people unemployed globally, and this number is expected to increase by three million in 2015 and eight million in the […]
IT Competitions Unleash Critical Thinking and Hone Job Skills
One year from now more than 10,500 athletes from 205 National Olympic Committees will put their skills and perseverance to the test at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Next year’s medal winners may go on to become professional athletes, role models, and commercial spokespeople – for many, the visibility and success […]