Salary Survey Extra: Desktop and laptop computers in the workplace

Almost exactly three years ago, the overall personal computer sales market got a shot in the arm when the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic caused everyone everywhere to suddenly a) be trapped inside ...

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Test your knowledge of famous IT quotes

Technological advances are often led by visionaries who have a unique ability. That ability may be to see something others don’t, to inspire and motivate a team or organization, to break through ...

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Arizona educator helps his advanced computer repair students learn by doing

The technological dominance of the United States is not because of raw genius alone. There are thousands of brilliant minds born every year in China, India, and around the globe. U.S. technology is ...

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Salary Survey Extra: Deep Focus on AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

Microsoft has been closing the gap of late, but Amazon Web Services is still the towering titan of the cloud computing industry, with a bit more than one third of the overall cloud services market. AWS planted its flag ...

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Salary Survey Extra: Let's meet up never/forever?

Once upon a not-all-that-long-ago time, this or that hard-working professional interested in striking some sparks that could possibly be fanned into the flames of full-blown romance had to shower, put on ...

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Volunteering your tech skills can boost your IT career

I believe that using your professional skills to help others is one of the most fulfilling things you can do in life. If you are fortunate enough to have a job where helping others is your full-time occupation, then ...

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An IT professional in Ukraine confronts the daily reality of invasion and war

For many IT professionals in the United States and elsewhere, the war currently raging between Ukraine and Russia has become something of a national news afterthought. Russia has been aggressively encroaching ...

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Salary Survey Extra: Deep Focus on CIW Mobile Application Developer

It used to be the case that phone- or web-based applications were wondrous gizmos that ingeniously simplified various tasks. Now "apps" are the rule, not the exception. People no longer even have to ask ...

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Salary Survey Extra: The impact on income of higher education

According to the most recent data (as of 2021) compiled by the U.S. Census bureau, 48.4 percent of Americans age 25 or older have completed some level of college education, whether an associate's degree ...

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Salary Survey 2023: IT crowd is older, often on the move

A lot can change in five years. In or around 2265, a 32-year-old hotshot with a storied background at Starfleet Academy and a sterling service record was promoted to captain and given command of the ...

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