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Reskilling facilitates agile IT in the digital era

CIOs cross-train employees in a variety of ways to round out their staffs’ skills for the digital age. CIOs share their reskilling strategies and lessons learned.

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CISA certification guide: Certified Information Systems Auditor explained

If you want to demonstrate your knowledge, abilities and skills for IT auditing, the CISA certification from the ISACA is a great place to start.

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11 business intelligence certifications to advance your BI career

From BI analysts and BI developers to BI architects and BI directors, business intelligence pros are in high demand. Here are 11 certifications that could give your career an edge.

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15 data science certifications that will pay off

Looking to get ahead as a data scientist? Earning one of these data science certs will help you stand out in one of the hottest careers in IT.

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Shared learning: Establishing a culture of peers training peers

Enabling a culture of shared learning can help bridge the skills gap and improve engagement and retention.

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10 IT certs paying the highest premiums today

Looking for the next hot IT certification to add to your resume? According to data from Foote Partners, these 10 IT certifications increased the most in value in the past year.

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Typesy uses games to double your typing speed for $20

Typesy Typing Trainer features hundreds of scientifically designed activities aimed at honing your typing skills and eliminating weaknesses in your typing ability.

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10 IT skills paying the highest premiums today

From ERP and compliance to data visualization, these 10 IT skills grew the most in market value over the past year, according to data from Foote Partners.

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The 11 biggest issues IT faces today

From securing IoT to retraining IT talent to finding new revenue streams, CIOs have more than their share of concerns keeping them up at night.

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Your guide to top tech conferences 2019

CIO.com's directory of technology conferences makes it easy to find events coming to a convention center near you and those worth traveling to.

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What is a supply chain attack? Why you should be wary of third-party providers

The weak link in your enterprise security might lie with partners and suppliers. Here’s how to understand and mitigate that risk.

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Top technical skills that will get you hired in 2019

Landing the perfect IT job is never easy, but certain technical skills can smooth the way, especially if they’re in high demand. Here are the fastest-growing skills in tech job searches that could land you a role in tech in 2019.

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7 master data management certifications that will pay off

Individuals with expertise in master data management (MDM) are essential to helping organizations get the most out of their data and comply with regulations. Here are the MDM certifications that will give your career an edge.

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7 business analyst certifications to advance your analytics career

Business analysts blend data skills and business acumen to the benefit of analytics-driven organizations. Here are seven noteworthy certs to help you get ahead as a business analyst.

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Fear and loathing defending ICS security at DoE's CyberForce Competition

Defending critical infrastructure from determined attackers is not an easy task, CSO reporter J.M. Porup learned competing in the Department of Energy's CyberForce Competition 2018, a cyber security training initiative.

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5 highest-paying IT jobs for every stage of your career

Whether you are entry-level, mid-level or executive-level, CIO.com has you covered as we identify the highest-paying IT roles for every stage of IT careers.

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What is CGEIT? A certification for seasoned IT governance professionals

CGEIT is a vendor-neutral certification designed for IT professionals responsible for managing IT enterprise governance to validate their skills in the field.

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ServiceNow certification guide: Mastering ITSM

ServiceNow offers technical management support to large IT operations, with a focus on the help desk and ITSM. Its three certification paths will help validate your skills with this rising IT platform.

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Learn to play defense by hacking these broken web apps

OWASP's Broken Web Applications Project makes it easy to learn how to hack web applications--a critical skill for web application developers playing defense, junior penetration testers, and security-curious management.

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CAPM certification guide: Certified Associate Project Manager exam explained

The Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) certification is a great starting point for those new to project management and wanting to accelerate their career. Here is everything you need to know about this certification.

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