Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • December 8, 2015

    Entry-Level Training for All IT Jobs

    ThLogan New partnership targets underserved populations, including young adults and veterans, with career training programs in software development.
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  • October 20, 2015

    Bridging the Trust Gap

    CloseIt How do we bridge the Trust Gap and show employers that people with less than two years of experience can do an IT job if given the right training? IT-Ready is on a mission to build that bridge.
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  • October 20, 2015

    Make Changes, One Individual at a Time

    EmployerBreakfast Our IT-Ready program celebrated success with nearly 50 employers at a breakfast in Minneapolis. Mayor Hodges’ policy aide, Erick Garcia Luna, commented on how IT-Ready and the city are making changes, one individual at a time.
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  • May 26, 2015

    If You Want Diverse Ideas, Hire Diverse People

    Charles_Eaton Diverse companies just plain work better and generate better financial performance. You need to employ a diversity of thought in order to innovate. If the incentives to diversify are there, then why is it so hard to build diversity in an IT workforce?
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  • March 3, 2015

    Drawing In Instead of Weeding Out

    Tech education at the secondary school level should be drawing in new participants not weeding out potential technologists. A greater variety of tech class offerings is one step, but we also need to dispel the myths that continue to float around tech careers.
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  • January 23, 2015

    Creating the Next Generation of Technologists

    For the past two years, we’ve been honing new processes and programs at the Creating IT Futures Foundation. We’ve tested what works best in IT workforce development. We’ve reviewed and researched...
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