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For employers, hiring and retaining young employees has become more difficult than ever before. Today’s young IT workers are often looking for different things in a job than their older counterparts are. Both research and anecdotal evidence suggest that the millennial generation, those born between 1981...

Big Wall Street companies are using a complicated technology called blockchain to further increase the already lightning-fast speed of international finance. But it’s not just the upper crust of high finance who can benefit from this new technology. Most simply, a blockchain is an inexpensive and...

University of Wisconsin, Madison, CIO Bruce Maas offers pointers on why CIOs and information technology leaders shouldn't shy away from scaling opportunities. CIOs and information technology leaders should embrace and initiate scaling projects to thrive in the evolving world of IT....

When the Georgetown University Law Center offered computer programming last year, it was an experiment, a single class for about 20 students. It was filled almost instantly, and the waitlist swelled to 130. This semester, the law school has five programming classes, and the waitlist...

When Zach Halmstad looks at the under-construction Confluence Arts Center, the software entrepreneur sees more than a performing arts building. He sees a big part of the future of downtown Eau Claire. “This is economic development through the arts,” said Halmstad, who launched Jamf Software in the...

There has been plenty of talk about the need for a chief analytics officer or chief data officer. But do you ever wonder what they do for a living? As analytics continues to spread out across an organization, someone needs to orchestrate it all. The "best"...

We all know that the technology industry has a gender problem. But how do you move the needle from awareness to action? Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, and Girls Who Code, a nonprofit tech group, have an idea: take the fight to the states. On...

Intel, the world’s largest computer chip manufacturer, will invest $7 billion to finish a factory in Arizona, adding 3,000 jobs, the company’s chief executive said on Wednesday after meeting with President Trump at the White House. The completion of the factory, which will complement two other...