IDG Contributor Network: The hottest skills for tech contractors

Today, contract workers make up almost 36 percent of the U.S. workforce, according to a recent study of the independent workforce. Hiring contract workers is becoming so common these independent workers will likely outnumber non-freelancers in the U.S. by 2027, if current projections remain accurate.  Given the continuing rise in the number of available contract workers, it’s no surprise the tech industry is looking to utilize this talent group as…

September 24, 2018
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IDG Contributor Network: The future of big data and AI boils down to one thing

When I started my first business in the mid-90’s I did what most first-time entrepreneurs do — I ordered business cards. Actually, I first had to get an address and order a phone. After all, I couldn’t order business cards without them. Then it was setting up an accounting system, doing the legal paperwork, building a website, and, of course, writing a really long business plan. I did everything except…

September 24, 2018
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