Category: Blog

Why blockchain matters to CIOs

Industry estimates blockchain will generate $3.1 trillion in new business value by 2030*, but organizations should start exploring the technology now as it is set to be ready for more mainstream adoption by 2023. Larger, multinational companies are leading the way so they can have a more efficient process through documenting transactions to a more secure process […]

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Open Source Security Tool – Learn System Hacking and Password Cracking: Cain and Abel

Presented by: Douglas Tondreau Tech Collective understand the power of collective collaboration and together with our Cybersecurity Steering Committee have drafted a plan to support our Rhode Island Tech Ecosystem by hosting monthly Open Source Security Tools event. System hacking is one of many ways hackers get access to individual computers on different types of […]

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P-TECH Mentoring Program at Tech Collective

Join us and learn more about mentoring a high school student interested in the IT field. P-TECH, which stands for Pathways in Technology Early College High School, provides access to computer science college courseware and industry experience to high school students.   Tech Collective, the lead industry partner for the Providence P-TECH program, is in a […]

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Open Source Security Tool: Partnership with key Professionals in the Field  

Program Track: SMB Rhode to Resilience – Cybersecurity Tech Collective understands the power of collective collaboration. Together with our Cybersecurity Steering Committee and input from a focus group of industry partners, we have created an “Open Source Security Tool” training series to support the Rhode Island tech ecosystem. We will be hosting a monthly Open […]

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Women in Tech: The Value of Mentorship

Established in 2008, the Women in Technology (WIT) initiative educates and inspires collaboration for all women in the tech field so they can reach their full potential. We provide continuing education, mentorship, and community to promote professional and personal growth. As women are still under-represented in the technology industry, the WIT initiative is intended to […]

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Entering a Strong Second Year for Rhode Island CIO Forum

In today’s digital landscape, the role of Chief Information Officer has gone through one the largest shifts for a job definition. CIOs are carrying more responsibility in areas where they previously didn’t have a strong presence. A short time ago, only CEO’s and CFO’s were invited to sit at the table with the Board of […]

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Membership Spotlight

Keno Mullings Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Educational Leadership Why did you join the Tech Collective? “Over the past year, Tech Collective has supported IEL by inviting our students and staff to events and trainings, and by sharing our training dates with their network. It was a natural progression for us to return the favor […]

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Power of P-TECH: Embracing Collaboration between Industry and Education

PROVIDENCE, June 7, 2019: Tech Collective completed its 3rd year coordinating and organizing workplace exposure for Providence P-TECH students.  P-TECH, which stands for Pathways in Technology Early College High School, provides access to college courseware and industry experience to high school students that can result in an associate’s degree in Computer Science and soft skill […]

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Waterfall vs. Agile: What’s the Real Difference?

What is the real difference between Waterfall and Agile? It’s a question that you may be starting to consider—or are already considering—as you start to explore the impact of each software development approach. And with almost 71% of organizations reporting their use of Agile approaches sometimes, often, or always, you may be even more curious […]

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