Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • June 19, 2018

    IT-Ready QA changes careers and perspective

    Student Laughing Our first-ever IT-Ready QA to prepare students for careers as software testers graduated in the Twin Cities with all of the graduates certified and ready to get to work.
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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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  • June 5, 2017

    From warehouse inventories and forklifts to a career in tech, thanks to workforce development

    #FacesOf_Week9_Jeff After spending 16 years working in warehouses, managing inventories and moving products on pallets with forklifts, Jeff Davis knew he needed a change. That change came in the form of a lay-off notice – the third one he had received in six years.
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  • May 30, 2017

    Workforce development programs lead to great jobs with great benefits

    #FacesOf_Week8_Joel In 2012, Joel Mielke found himself at the point of despair. In his words, he was at a point in his life when he felt he had nothing to offer society and nothing he could contribute of value. IT-Ready helped the displaced auto-manufacturing worker establish an upwardly mobile career in information technology.
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  • May 25, 2017

    How to Succeed in Tech: Tips for Your First Year in IT

    crush-your-first-year-in-it-blog-image Logan Murphy, a technology consultant and developer who helps new IT pros navigate the landscape of their early careers, offers advice on how to learn your craft, build relationships and prepare for the next step in your IT career.
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