I've ran a few salary calculators based on my background and with 16 years experience, a bachelors degree, and two years of solid cloud architecting experience and I should be making around 110-130k/yr however here I sit at 68k. One thing I lack is programming ability but is there anything else I need to add to my skillset to break the six figure barrier?

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To help you find the right job or career for your future, I have identified two (2) of the most promising Information Technology (IT) careers available in the 21st. century.   So, read on to learn more about the Data Science and Software Developer career paths.  The Data Science Career Path Data Scientists specialize in "using computer programs / automated routines to analyze big data (large amounts of data) and then identify trends, patterns, insights from them".  Big

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Regardless of your career or skillsets (database / software developer, data analyst project manager, business analyst, network engineer, etc.) you are ultimately hired to support or enable a business goal (e.g. increase sales, lower business costs, deliver a service, etc). With that in mind, business process / workflow automation is both key and integral to achieving key business goals like improving communication across business units, reducing costs and operational inefficiencies,

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Hi, For the next three (3) days, I would like to jump-start your career by asking you an important question! So, here it goes ... "What is the toughest challenge facing your career right now"? Your toughest challenge may be how to discover your passion or how to bring your passion to market or how find a new job, promote your services, etc. Perhaps your toughest challenge is how to change your career or ace a job interview or learn a new skill? Whatever your challenge is, just go

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Hi, I would like some career advice. I completed my M.S in computer science from Cal state Fullerton 1 year ago. I am a mother of 2 and my goal is to keep balance in my family life as well as my professional life. For example, when I come home from work, I don't want to bring home any work tension. I am also interested in working from home or on a part time job. I did explore a few careers like Quality Assurance (QA), Android development or Junior java or PHP development

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Hello, I am so happy to find your website, I have a Bachelors Degree in Science (Math and Computing). I worked as a High School Math teacher and then worked as a Quality Control Associate, Test Technician roles in Canada for more than 10 years.  I lost my job last year and started looking for a career change and so, I recently learned SAS software, Python and SQL.  Could you please advice me how I can enter into the Data Analysis field?  I can not afford to spent

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Hi! I am considering a career move to Data Analyst. I am a super end user in MS Office and other applications. I have even created simple databases in Access. What I want to know is if your training program is for someone who does not have experience as a data analyst, database developer, business analyst, software developer,busness analysts,report writer, etc. I am afraid of signing up for the program and failing. Thanks for any advice you can give.  Regards,

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Hi, I am basically a generalist, with know-how of almost everything but not a specialist in anything.   Been an as400 support guy for almost my entire career life.   I would like some ideas as to where my skills can be of use in today's IT world.   I am thinking of taking some short courses like Business Analysis but not sure if this is the right path. Would you be able to suggest some training directions and job paths?     thank you

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I have been in IT for almost 30 years and most of my career has been on programming and database development. I have very little exposure or experience on web design and development. We are now using .NET at our site but no hope for me to get into any web development soon. How best to get the exposure and experience in web so that I become more marketable? What online courses would you recommend that I look into, so that I can at least learn the latest tools and techniques?

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My name is Ryan and I'm feeling stuck in my current career.  I have been doing SSRS Report Development for the past 10 years.  The main technologies that I use are SSRS, SSMS/TSQL, and Advanced Excel.  Most jobs I see posted want more than just SSRS, like SSIS/SSAS.  But these skillsets seem hard to break into unless you have experience. I would like to get into database development, but how do you do that?  I also have an MCDBA but it seems like education and

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