Tuesday, August 16, 2016
August’s Featured Articles
Top States for Software Jobs
In this article, Sharon Florentine of CIO ranks the top 10 states for software jobs in the U.S..
We always find articles like this interesting because they take a look at the overall distribution of software jobs and, well… that’s what we do.
It was no surprise to us that California was the number one state for software jobs, but we were delighted to see states like Virginia and Washington getting great rankings for software job growth.
This speaks to the overall importance of the software industry in our country and the world economy overall.
Click here to see the complete rankings.
Google Training 2 Million Developers in India for Free
In a bid to compete with Apple for the best mobile developers in India, Google is set to train 2 million software developers on its Android platform for free… that’s right, totally free.
We found this article interesting because it provides insight into how these giant companies are planning and spending for a globalized future.
Click here to read this fascinating story.
The Lack of Qualified Software Developers is Still Huge
This was one of the most compelling articles we read this month. It covers an important topic, not only for the software industry but for the overall education system and economy of the United States.
Apparently, in spite of the massive popularity of tech entrepreneurs and television shows about industrious computer geeks, computer science as a field of study is drastically under supported in our education system.
If this isn’t corrected, the U.S. stands to lose it’s position as the leader in the tech economy, and the $8 trillion a year that goes along with it.
Click here to read more about this important issue.