Month: August 2018

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The Top Ten Tech Jobs of 2019

August 29, 2018

So, you are about to decide which path is best to take for a career in tech. Before you start considering what you want to do, you should probably attend a couple of industry workshops and conferences while you are at it.

In the meantime, you can have a look at some of the best tech jobs of 2019. These should give you an idea of what to expect in each specific role.

#1 Data Scientist

In general, you will be working with data and making the most out of it. You’ll be responsible for retrieving data and the analysis thereof to ensure a business is performing the best it possibly can. You might also be responsible for the development of AI tools.

#2 DevOps Engineer

If you like to have more hay on your fork than the next person, being a DevOps engineer is the best position for you. You’ll have to multitask and work with developers, operators and IT to manage code releases.

#3 Electrical Engineer

As an electrical engineer you will be responsible for the evaluation and implementation of electrical systems, components, applications and products. This will be achieved by conducting research and applying your knowledge of electrical systems.

#4 Mobile Developer

If you are someone with a keen interest in building apps, this job is for you. As a mobile developer you will be responsible for the building of apps for iOS or Android, or both. It is similar to the role of a software developer, but you will focus on building mobile software.

#5 Product Manager

As a product manager you will be responsible for developing new products. You’ll have to be a curious individual who loves conducting research and staying on top of potential new products. You’ll be at the helm of the entire product development process too.

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#6 Front-End Engineer

While working in the back end focuses on functionality, the front end focuses on what it looks like. As a front-end engineer, you will be in control of implementing all visual elements in specific applications and programs.

#7 Site Reliability Engineer

A site reliability engineer is responsible for identifying and managing asset reliability risk. The role is responsible for the efficient performance of all aspects within the IT department. It incorporates all aspects of software engineering and applies it to general operations.

#8 Hardware Engineer

As a hardware engineer, you will be responsible for the hardware configuration of computers. You’ll update systems by improving layout, design and specific components in computers. In a nutshell, you will be responsible for the effectiveness of machines used in your company.

#9 Software Engineer

There are many different roles and jobs within this category. You’ll have mastered one or more coding languages and use it in all areas of development including operating systems, networks or specific applications.

#10 QA Manager

As a quality assurance manager, you’ll be at the helm of the development team. You will be responsible for the drawing up and implementation of quality standards, procedures and specifications. You’ll be in charge of defining testing norms and supporting the development team.

Does any of the jobs listed here jump out to you? If so, be sure to have a look at upcoming industry workshops and conferences to attend. We wish you all the best for your future in tech!

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The 7 Best Tech Events You Need to Attend This Year

August 13, 2018

Tech conferences and events are the ideal opportunity for networking and learning about the latest news and developments in the world of tech. Especially for those who have graduated recently. While it may seem like a bit of a drag to those introverts out there, attending an event can be very rewarding.

We’ve found the next round of top tech conferences hosted all around the globe. So, if you find yourself in the vicinity of any of these, better get your ticket and attend. Who knows, you might end up getting an investor for your tech startup.

1. Big Data Week – London

This incredible event is not to be missed! If you are all about data, you’ll want to attend any of the community events hosted around the world. The official event takes place in London, where data professionals will be able to learn and share the latest on data news and developments.

Date: 5 October 2018

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2. IP Expo – London

The ultimate of tech events and workshops, you cannot afford to miss out on this one. Attend some of the seminars, visit exhibitors’ stands all while you learn and network during this event. It’s a fantastic event for IT experts, security specialists and CIOs.

Dates: 3-4 October 2018

3. Fog World Congress – San Francisco, USA

Known as the world’s largest fog conference gathers IT leaders from around the globe. The ultimate culmination of IT and industry, you’ll be happy to know that one of the keynote speakers is none other than Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder.

Dates: 1-3 October 2018

4. Business of Software Conference – Boston, USA

Not in San Francisco to catch the Fog World Conference? Why not go to the Business of Software conference in Boston? Attend seminars and learn from your peers and idols. The event attracts entrepreneurs and industry experts alike.

Dates: 1-3 October 2018

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5. IT Arena – Lviv, Ukraine

Be sure not to miss this exciting 3-day event in Lviv. You’ll be able to rub shoulders with some of tech’s smartest and most successful entrepreneurs. You might even be able to find a trustworthy partner while you are busy working the floor. Or attend any of the 90 informative talks by keynote speakers.

Dates: 28-30 September 2018

6. Restaurant and Bar Tech Live – London

The world of tech is constantly improving the way we do things, including how we run and manage restaurants and bars. At this top-rated tech event restaurateurs will be able to explore the latest in tech systems and services that will change the way they do business forever.

Dates: 25-26 September 2018

7. Open Networking Summit EU – Amsterdam

The world’s biggest open networking and orchestration event will be held in Amsterdam. Here you will be able to network with some of the world’s leading technical and business leaders while discovering the latest developments in open networking.

Dates: 25-27 September 2018

Even if you can attend only one of the events we’ve mentioned here, it will be well worth it. These are ideal opportunities for graduates to get to know the industry and its people – so don’t miss it! You may even find your startups first investor or partner while attending any of these events.

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Top Tech Gear You Need to Own

August 9, 2018

Updates on devices are a given. It is very easy to get out of touch with the latest gadget as developers and tech companies are constantly improving their products. The big question is, which product should you buy? Not to worry though, we’ve got your back.

In this post we’ll give you our selection of the must-have tech gear. This includes everything from earphones to smartphones and more.

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#1 Apple TV 4K Streaming Box

Get the best movies and series via iTunes when you get your own Apple 4K TV streaming box. You’ll have access to high-quality HDR and 4K movies and shows, at the same price than any other HD content. This gadget may however be a bit more expensive than other options out there, but it is well worth it.

#2 Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

For those who love to read, the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite is an absolute must. It’s pretty standard, but comes with all the bells and whistles you need in a great e-reader. The e-reader has a built-in light that allows you to read anywhere and in any light.

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#3 Apple iPad

When it comes to tablets, we’re suckers for Apple’s 9.7-inch iPad. The latest version lives up to immaculate iOS standards with instinctive software, a high-resolution screen and of course a massive collection of apps. If you get the latest version you’ll even be able to use the Apple pencil on it.

#4 Wireless Earbuds

While there are many products on the market, we’d suggest you invest in a set of Jabra Elite 65t wireless earbuds. These will last up to five hours if charged fully, and is perfect for everyday use. That’s right, whether you are at the gym or work, Jabra’s Elite 65t will be your perfect sound buddies.

And there you have it! Our top selection of the best tech gear you have to get. Which gadget would you not be able to live without? We’d be lost without an iPad, and those handy wireless earbuds.

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