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How I Got Here: From Army police officer to a software engineering career at Vanguard

Nov. 15, 2021 4:43 pm

How I Got Here: From Army police officer to a software engineering career at Vanguard

"I always believed in life as a journey, and careers are stepping stones in that journey," the applications engineer said. He joined us for a Veterans Day edition of the Technical.ly Slack AMA.
Which coding bootcamp is right for you? Consider these 15+ Philly tech training programs

Nov. 11, 2021 1:56 pm

Which coding bootcamp is right for you? Consider these 15+ Philly tech training programs

A roundup of current resources for adults (and kids) who are interested in entering a career in tech or fine-tuning their existing skills.
Bootcamps can be as good at prepping students for tech jobs as colleges, report says

Nov. 9, 2021 2:14 pm

Bootcamps can be as good at prepping students for tech jobs as colleges, report says

A review of Burning Glass data found that some bootcamps, including Tech Elevator, help graduates find employment in tech at a higher rate than well-regarded computer science programs.
What is the metaverse, and why should we care? Cesium and Epic Games’ new podcast tells you

Nov. 4, 2021 7:30 am

What is the metaverse, and why should we care? Cesium and Epic Games’ new podcast tells you

Technologists dive into these questions and more in the new "Building the Open Metaverse" podcast hosted by Patrick Cozzi and Marc Petit.
These technologists are behind Sprize, a customizable gift recommendations platform

Nov. 3, 2021 6:13 pm

These technologists are behind Sprize, a customizable gift recommendations platform

With the holiday season coming up, Jack Li and Ryan Sailor created a platform that takes the guessing game out of gift buying.
How Temple’s tech team built a COVID-19 data dashboard to support campus health

Nov. 3, 2021 2:05 pm

How Temple’s tech team built a COVID-19 data dashboard to support campus health

"What comes of this in the future is how we’re using data to make decisions," said Interim CIO Larry Brandolph on the university's tool to track COVID-19 testing and vaccination rates on campus.
Is a college degree needed to work in tech? No, but it sure helps in some cases

Nov. 1, 2021 1:20 pm

Is a college degree needed to work in tech? No, but it sure helps in some cases

Nine technologists discussed — and offered suggestions for what else should be considered, especially in today's mad-dash tech hiring landscape — during a recent Technical.y Slack chat.
How I Got Here: Software engineer Dawn Wages went from building websites in high school to Wharton

Oct. 29, 2021 3:28 pm

How I Got Here: Software engineer Dawn Wages went from building websites in high school to Wharton

Wharton senior research developer Dawn Wages got her start coding on MySpace. The RealLIST Engineers 2021 honoree now helps others as they learn programming, and build community.
A new CTO’s toolkit? Psychological safety and open communication

Oct. 28, 2021 7:03 am

A new CTO’s toolkit? Psychological safety and open communication

With years of industry experience, Jennifer Kurtz joined Infinite Blue in February.
Why Philly’s Office of Innovation and Technology launched a paid UX and engineering apprenticeship

Oct. 21, 2021 4:21 pm

Why Philly’s Office of Innovation and Technology launched a paid UX and engineering apprenticeship

Anyone who's been a City employee for at least a year — across any department or role — could apply for the two-year training program. The goal: cultivate a more diverse technical workforce within local government.

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