Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • November 12, 2019

    Why We Should Start Teaching Cybersafe Practices at an Early Age

    In this post excerpted from a recent episode of our Technologist Talk Radio podcast, Randi Parker, senior director, partner engagement, for Creating IT Futures explains why kids should pick up cybersafe habits as soon as they pick up gadgets – and how partners and programs such as the Technology Student Association (TSA) and TechGirlz pick up this cause as young people progress through schooling.
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  • November 8, 2019

    Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Won’t Eliminate Entirely the Need for Human Workers

    Artificial intelligence, Machine Learning and other digital automation will create more jobs than they eliminate, says speaker at Women in Technology Summit. Leveraging your emotional and social intelligence is how best to stay employed.
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  • November 6, 2019

    7 Myths Deflecting Teens from Tech Careers – Part 1

    To succeed working with technology, you must be a math whiz and earn a 4-year degree in coding, right? Nope, says, CEO, award-winning author and social innovator Charles Eaton, as he busts the first two of seven myths that can discourage teens from pursuing tech careers in a Podcast Flashback to an early episode of Technologist Talk.
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  • November 4, 2019

    Julius Clark Sr., a former member of the Creating IT Futures board of directors and mentor to other technologists, dies at 51

    Julius Clark Sr., a gifted cybersecurity technologist who served on the Creating IT Futures board of directors and invested countless hours mentoring other aspiring tech professionals, has died at the age of 51.
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  • October 31, 2019

    Cybersecurity Bootcamps Bridge the Confidence Gap for Women

    Our field correspondent Michelle Lange reports from the Women in Tech Summit (WITS) in Denver that technology bootcamps can help launch careers in cybersecurity for workers transitioning from nontechnical jobs, especially women feeling a tech skills confidence gap.
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  • October 30, 2019

    Why the U.S. cybersecurity talent gap threatens national security on 2 fronts

    Randi Parker, senior director, partner engagement, for Creating IT Futures explains why a senior official in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) called our nation’s cybersecurity talent gap a leading “national security risk” in this post excerpted from a recent episode of our Technologist Talk with Charles Eaton podcast
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