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Celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship Day by Finding a Women in Technology Mentor

For a long time, the tech industry has lagged behind other sectors in ensuring gender parity in the workforce. Seizing opportunities like Women's Entrepreneurship Day to highlight the outstanding works of women is important to cultivating and encouraging future female technology entrepreneurs. Today, women entrepreneurs interested in launching a technology start-up have amazing mentors and role models, and more join this elite group of women every day. Women like Melanie [...]

By |November 19th, 2020|

Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week: Start Your Career in Technology with an Apprenticeship

While the technology skills gap isn’t a new conversation, the real, demonstrable cost of this deficiency is hitting home — this year alone 5 million positions could go unfilled costing the U.S. economy upwards of $160 billion. Yes, billion, with a B. The solution? You! There is no better time to jumpstart your career in technology. And a technology apprenticeship is an exciting first step.  The High-Tech Future Economy Starts [...]

By |November 11th, 2020|

Chris Coleman Joins CredEd for Meet-The-Expert Series

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of life including learning and education. The new modus operandi of virtual learning has exposed huge technological gaps in the education system. While both teachers and students have been forced to undertake online learning, many schools have struggled to adapt to the use of technology in conducting lessons.  Teachers are ill-equipped in terms of coding and technological knowledge and as such unable [...]

By |November 4th, 2020|

Apprenticeship Holds the Promise of Addressing the Tech Skills Gap for the Private Sector

You've read the headlines: Is There Still a Skills Gap in Big Tech? Manufacturers to Spend $26.6 billion on Upskilling in 2020 Is an Aging Workforce Really Creating Your Skills Shortage? According to the World Economic Forum, disruptive changes will significantly impact the skills requirements across all industries, which will require upskilling and reskilling of the global workforce. In fact, there are nearly 17 percent more job openings than available [...]

By |November 4th, 2020|

What Web Technologies Should I Learn?

Do you want to be a front- or back-end web developer? Maybe, you've set your sights on becoming a full-stack developer. Each area has its technologies, but there are certain web technologies you should know regardless of the type of development. The fundamental component of a web application is the web stack. A web stack is a bundle of software that makes up the environment for a web application. Most stacks are [...]

By |June 25th, 2020|

Who Is the Father of Internet?

Have you ever wondered how long it took to create the internet or who is considered the Father of the Internet? When we think of the internet, we think of requests disappearing into "a cloud", where a response usually is returned. But the idea was just beginning in the 1960s. J.C.R. Licklider of MIT was the first person to float the idea of networked computers that could be used to [...]

By |June 23rd, 2020|
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