I started the ITWorks program in March. After 11 challenging weeks in the classroom, I have been putting my knowledge to work with my internship at the University of Delaware’s College of Art and Sciences. The knowledge I gained in the classroom is definitely important to my success in my internship, but I’ve learned even more about what I can expect in the workplace. Here are five things that my IT internship has taught me. Read on to learn more!
ITWorks Delaware students are just days away from graduating from the Spring 2016 class! The class is gaining valuable hands-on experience in their internships, and many have earned two entry-level IT certifications. Chris Robinson, one of the Delaware students, was ready for a change that would lead to a career when he decided to apply to the ITWorks program. We checked in with Chris to hear his story and see what the future holds for him – read on to learn more!
What's the matter with "kids" today … at work? Across our great nation, grumpy middle managers, executives and owners alike are wondering who these fresh-faced, impatient and entitled millennials think they are with all their outsized demands.
Navigating the talent acquisition process is like navigating your morning commute.
Knowing the quickest and easiest way to reach your destination is essential, and if the area you’re traveling through is new or unfamiliar, it oftentimes requires the assistance of a GPS program - predictive data - to avoid obstructions that could cause a delay.
Science-fiction author William Gibson once said, "The future is already here — it's just not very evenly distributed."
The technologies of tomorrow are already being tested in select classrooms today, laying the seeds for the future of how students could learn. With 2016 fast approaching, technology analysts have been busy prognosticating the top technology trends. A few of these technologies have already made headway into education, and others are poised for mass distribution, with the promise of ground-shaking change in their wake.
Philadelphia ITWorks students visited Beneficial Bank for a Friday session.
As the Philadelphia ITWorks session draws to a close (graduation is this Friday, June 24th!), we wanted to take some time to thank all of our wonderful, dedicated volunteers. Without them, running our program would not be possible!
A spate of high-profile public and private cloud security breaches is helping to push advancements in security such as encryption. Here's a look at 7 ways the cloud may be the largest driver of IT security today.
Cynthia Perez, ITWorks Student and Access Matters Intern
The ITWorks program is monumental in beginning my career. Without it, I wouldn't have been able to access the keys to unlocking my future. The whole program itself is designed so you can finally take that leap of faith and continue towards your aspiration in life.
While nonprofit's continue to invest in business intelligence (BI) and analytics tools, they aren't necessarily getting the information they need to improve business decision-making. Data visualizations serve two purposes sense making and communication by transforming complex information into something easier to understand.