Bob Violino

Contributing Writer

Bob Violino is a freelance writer who covers a variety of technology and business topics.

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Career roadmap: Business Intelligence Analyst

Career roadmap: Business Intelligence Analyst

Data is often described as the 'new oil'. But while most understand the importance of data, it is the business intelligence analysts who are able to extract the value from data. As business intelligence technologies continue to grow...

How IT is playing a major role in Covid-19 vaccine efforts

How IT is playing a major role in Covid-19 vaccine efforts

As people around the world receive their Covid-19 vaccinations, we look at the role IT has played in the rollout.

Career roadmap: cloud architect

Career roadmap: cloud architect

A vital part of digital transformation efforts, demand for cloud architects is expected to grow, with forecasters suggesting it could be one of the 10 most in-demand technology jobs for 2020. Here’s a look at what it takes to become a...

10 skills to advance your IT career in 2021

10 skills to advance your IT career in 2021

Which technology skills will be in demand in 2021?

What IT leaders want to achieve in 2021

What IT leaders want to achieve in 2021

After a difficult year, IT leaders are looking ahead and hoping for a better 2021, but what's top of their to do list?

Career Roadmap: Chief Technology Officer

Career Roadmap: Chief Technology Officer

The Chief Technology Officer role can be quite different from one organization to the next, but as digital transformation efforts continue across virtually all industries, demand for CTOs is likely to grow. Here’s a look at what it...

Career roadmap: cyber security engineer

Career roadmap: cyber security engineer

As demand for highly skilled cyber security professionals increases, we talk to Anna Zapata, cyber security engineer at communications services provider AT&T to find out what it takes to become a cyber security engineer.

Career roadmap: DevOps engineer

Career roadmap: DevOps engineer

The increased need for faster application delivery, higher productivity of businesses, and elimination of unnecessary capital expenditures in IT are expected to accelerate the market and the need for highly qualified DevOps engineers...

How to manage contracts in a multi-cloud environment

How to manage contracts in a multi-cloud environment

One management challenge of a multi-cloud environment is how to handle all the contracts that come with using multiple providers and services.

How RPA helps organizations deal with a global crisis

How RPA helps organizations deal with a global crisis

The coronavirus has caused priorities to shift. There is a new focus on automation tools that can be rapidly deployed to decrease costs, support the remote execution of business processes and build resilience.

Career roadmap: Cloud engineer

Career roadmap: Cloud engineer

The shift to the cloud has been so pervasive that it has left a lot of companies with a skills gap they are struggling to fill with professionals who have cloud experience. That makes it a great time to be a cloud engineer.

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