How Can Big Data Technology Help Fight Poverty?

by Chaorong Wang How Can Big Data Technology Help Fight Poverty? SEATTLE — Imagine what cell phone metadata can do besides helping developers fix software bugs – like mapping poverty. In recent years, real-world applications for “big data” have thrived in different fields, from weather forecasts to urban planning and sports management. Now big data technology […]

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Companies look beyond salaries to entice tech workers

by Karen Talley The tight labor market for tech jobs continues, with just 3,300 IT jobs filled in January, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ monthly nonfarm payrolls report released Friday. One reason for the low showing could be salary differences between tech workers and companies because “there are more jobs to fill than people,” […]

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Interview with Paul Szyarto, Co-Founder at VMMA

Starting a business is a big achievement for many entrepreneurs, but maintaining one is the larger challenge. There are many standard challenges that face every business whether they are large or small. It is not easy running a company, especially in a fast-paced, ever-changing business world. Technology advances, new hiring strategies, and now, political changes […]

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