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Past articles by Joe:

Yes, Artificial Intelligence Has A Creative Side, Sort Of

AI can serve as a liberating force, freeing humans to engage in more creative tasks. → Read More

Executives to tech teams: Reinvent us, and make it quick

Recession or no recession, businesses are anxious to digitize, an Accenture study finds. 'Technology used to be the disrupter. Now it's the enabler, a certainty in turbulent times.' → Read More

Demand for blockchain skills shot up 552% in 2022. Here's why

The report's findings are based on 209,249 coding tests sent through the DevSkiller platform to candidates from 54 countries. → Read More

The ABCs of tech opportunities in the year ahead: AI, B2B, and CX

Regardless of what the economy does, we still have a 'a small percentage of the workforce holding up a massive B2B technology software industry.' → Read More

Low-code and no-code apps spur new job descriptions for software developers

As every company evolves into a software company, those adept at software will guide their businesses into this new state of existence -- a software culture. → Read More

Despite the gloomy headlines, demand for tech skills is strong

Paychex exec: 'As businesses continue to adapt to technology, technology professionals with business acumen remain extremely sought after.' → Read More

How overworked tech pros can make more time for the customer

A technologist's role is 'to continually be a change agent' and 'to improve internal and external customer experience through understanding the problem,' according to a senior vice president of IT. → Read More

Why designing AI for humans requires 'productive discomfort'

Designing 'AI that people want is as important as making sure it works,' speakers at a recent Stanford AI conference urged. → Read More

DevOps is hot but most IT pros say practices need improvement

New survey reveals there's still much work to be done with DevOps, since it involves a lot of players across the enterprise → Read More

Top of the data heap: First-hand advice on becoming a chief data officer

'You have to be fairly whole-brained, you have to understand the technology, and understand how it's applied,' says Ceridian CDO David Lloyd. → Read More

The problem with AI: It's not you, it's the data

Data is not the 'new oil,' to be treated as a commodity that gets burned up once and that's it. → Read More

Low-code is not a cure for overworked IT departments just yet

Survey says low-code and no-code platforms haven't quite made a dent yet in relieving overworked development shops. But that's no reason not to look at the long-term benefits of this approach. → Read More

Eight ways to reduce AI burnout

'Burnout is becoming increasingly common in responsible AI teams.' → Read More

All-Remote Organizations, Once Far-Fetched, Enter The Mainstream

Business leaders and experts across the board still have mixed feelings about the possibilities of all-remote organizations, → Read More

The people building artificial intelligence are the ones who need AI the most

The greatest beneficiaries of AI are IT professionals themselves, latest IBM survey shows. → Read More

Low-code no-code market keeps growing, and that means shifts in technology roles

Can there truly be a class of unfettered citizen developers, or is this just wishful marketing? → Read More

Closing the cultural and skills gaps in digital customer experiences

Tech professionals' roles need to expand as organizations rely on digital customer experiences for their bread and butter. → Read More

Low-code and no-code are making developers' job better in two ways

Low-code and no-code means faster software development and deployment, as well as turning developers into facilitators. → Read More

UX design and research gains traction as a key career role

The corporate world has gained 'a greater understanding of UX design and how investing in UX design teams can greatly affect their revenue and overall business goals'. → Read More

How technology teams keep America's largest bank on a digital course

Chase Bank puts its tech professionals in front of 60 million digitally active customers -- and this is also a recruiting tool for tech talent. → Read More