Category: Blog

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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The Key to Effective Demand-Driven Workforce Development? Start with the Doers

In recent years, the concept of “workforce development” has gained considerable momentum. Organizations across all verticals and of all sizes are increasingly investing in training and leadership development programs that provide their employees with the hard and soft skill sets needed to accelerate their careers and more positively impact the organizations and communities they serve. […]

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