Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • September 10, 2018

    Columnist’s Corner: Demand for Data Analysts beyond Silicon Valley

    Creating IT Futures strives to close the tech skills gap by sharing expertise and insight with industry magazines as regular columnists. The following opinion piece by Eric Larson, senior director of IT Futures labs, appeared first in Information Management earlier this year.
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  • July 23, 2018

    Columnists’ Corner: Training Cybersecurity Technologists

    Eric Larson Creating IT Futures is helping close the cybersecurity tech skills gap by sharing expertise and insight with industry magazines as regular columnists. The following post by Eric Larson, senior director of IT Futures labs, appeared in Information Management earlier this year.
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  • April 11, 2018

    Columnist’s Corner: Filling the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

    PastedGraphic-1 Creating IT Futures executives create inspiration by sharing expertise and insight with industry magazines as regular columnists. This opinion piece by Eric Larson, senior director of IT Futures Labs, appeared first in Information Management earlier this year.
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  • July 31, 2017

    Opinion: Using Mentorship to Help Avert an Analytics Talent Crisis

    EricColumnistCornerImage copy Creating IT Futures executives create inspiration by sharing expertise and insight with industry magazines as regular columnists. This opinion piece by Eric Larson, senior director of IT Futures Labs, appeared first in Information Management in June.
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  • April 12, 2017

    NextUp, a New Program for Getting More Young People into Tech Careers, is Already Showing Promise

    FuseParticipant Robotics clubs. After-school STEM fairs. Hours of coding. Over the past several years, we have all observed the multiple ways that schools, corporations and nonprofit groups are trying to interest teens in tech careers. This year CompTIA launched its own approach - NextUp.
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  • April 3, 2017

    Employers report that PrepareU soft skills helped their staff perform better

    prepare-u-logo PrepareU recently surveyed employers whose staff completed the program in 2016. All reported that they would recommend it to colleagues and other employees.
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