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Jan
16

2017 Trends in MN Information Technology Employment and Careers

Did you know that in 2017 the information technology industry employed approximately 98 thousand individuals in the state of Minnesota across a wide range of organizations, from technology to finance, healthcare, and education? Information technology is projected to be one of the fastest growing occupations in the nation and Minnesota is one of the top states with a high demand and need for IT talent. Projections estimate over 100,000 IT professionals will be employed in MN by 2024!

By Amy Lane | General
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Jan
16

IT Career Spotlight: Web Development Careers

What does a Web Developer do?  
Web Developers perform an array of tasks each day,  so if you’re allergic to monotony,  thrive on creativity, understand languages like C++ and find technical problem solving as easy as pi, web development is the calling for you!

By Amy Lane | General
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Jan
16

Exploring Careers in Cyber Security

In today’s world increased connectivity brings increased risk of theft, fraud, and abuse. As we become more reliant on modern technology, we also become more vulnerable to cyberattacks such as corporate security breaches, spear phishing, and social media fraud. And implementing effective cybersecurity measures has proven to be a challenge for most because there are more devices than people, and attackers are becoming more innovative.

By Amy Lane | Cybersecurity . General
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Jan
15

Where Are They Now: Erin Mitchell

In the second publication of the “Where Are They Now” series, we meet with MNAiC Alumna Erin Mitchell, a Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Awards 2013 state runner-up and 2014 state winner from Lakeville, Minnesota.

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Dec
19

National Cybersecurity Student Association – Only $25 to Join

National Cybersecurity Student Association Imagine cybersecurity students having passage to a place where all scholarships are listed, where students have access to one calendar with cybersecurity competitions linked, and where there's a plethora of discounted resources, tools, and training? The possibilities for student success would excel. And the stress on students and faculty to continuously [...]
By metrost1-ca | Cybersecurity . General
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Dec
15

Strength in Numbers — Leads to Greater Innovation & Enhanced Profitability

As part of our Strength in Numbers and #MNGirlsDisruptTech campaigns, the team at the Minnesota Aspirations in Computing program asks female technology leaders to share their thoughts on what Minnesota businesses can do to help pave the way for more women to become successful tech executives.

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Dec
13

MinneAnalytics SportCon – February 2, 2018

Minnesota’s Premier Sport Analytics Conference February 2, 2018 at Optum in Eden Prairie, MN Join hundreds of your peers on Friday, Feb. 2 at Optum in Eden Prarie for a stellar lineup of speakers from pro sports, tech and academia. This all-day conference also features panels on data in fantasy sports, sports tech, and collegiate analytics, [...]
By metrost1-ca | General
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Nov
15

Strength in Numbers — Leads to Positive Disruption

Lisa Schlosser, CTO and VP of FindLaw (Part of Thomson Reuters), shares her educational and career pathway and why it is important to build a pipeline to a future in technology for girls as early on as possible.

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