Explore Resources During IEEE Education Week

Explore Resources During IEEE Education Week

Education is changing fundamentally. STEM workforce shortages and a push for more diverse hiring practices have created opportunities for students and workforce professionals to explore science, technology, engineering, and math careers that might not have been available even 10 years ago. IEEE and other education providers are working to offer foundational STEM learning experiences, as well as the reskilling and upskilling opportunities required to support the workforce of the future.At the preuniversity level, students have both in-class and extracurricular opportunities to…

5 Courses to Beef Up Your Knowledge of Blockchain Technology

5 Courses to Beef Up Your Knowledge of Blockchain Technology

Blockchain technology has the ability to change a number of industries. Although it is commonly referred to when speaking of cryptocurrencies, blockchain also can affect the supply chain, health care, the Internet of Things, and more. According to MarketsandMarkets, blockchain technology and services are estimated to reach US $67.4 billion by 2026. Already this year they hit $4.9 billion.
One of the key benefits of blockchain technology is decentralization—its ability to distribute data and computing power across multiple computers in an organization’s…

Fathers Can Be Gender Equity Advocates

Fathers Can Be Gender Equity Advocates

In my article “A Father’s Perspective About Daughters and Engineering,” published in 2016, I shared my frustration about the lack of role models and the cultural messages that had left my two brilliant daughters—and many of their female friends—with little interest in pursuing an engineering career.After the article was published, I received an email from Michelle Travis, who was writing a book about dads and daughters. She wanted to know my thoughts about creating a stronger pipeline for girls to pursue…

Advance Your Career With Rutgers’ Mini MBA Program for Engineers

Advance Your Career With Rutgers’ Mini MBA Program for Engineers

Professionals who specialize in engineering and technology management must understand cross-discipline concepts and contribute to multifunctional teams. Although technical expertise is important, it is not enough for long-term career growth and success.
Many engineers and technical professionals lack vital skills. And with the recent transition to working remotely, many organizations aren’t doing enough to train them. The consequences are telling, according to LinkedIn Learning. LinkedIn’s guide, “How Learning Programs Attract and Retain Top Talent,” says employees who feel their career goals…

Digitally Transform Your Company With These 5 Courses

Digitally Transform Your Company With These 5 Courses

To continue operating during pandemic-related shutdowns, organizations around the world underwent digital transformations. Examples include using remote technology to collaborate with employees and customers and employing automation to improve customer experiences. Now, as the world tries to determine the new normal, many companies are expanding the use of digital transformation as a tool for growth.A recent McKinsey survey on digital transformation during the COVID-19 pandemic shows that organizations sped up the digitization of their customer and supply chain operations after more…

Inspire Kids to Study STEM with These Educational Resources

Inspire Kids to Study STEM with These Educational Resources

Careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are on the rise around the world. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, STEM careers were expected to grow by nearly 9 percent between 2017 and 2029. The Economic Times reported that India experienced a 44 percent increase in STEM jobs from 2016 to 2019. The Danish Technological Institute estimated that the European STEM labor market would grow by 12.1 percent from 2013 to 2025.It is crucial to teach preuniversity students about…

New Resource for University Educators

New Resource for University Educators

Engineering education has evolved during the past year. The COVID-19 pandemic forced colleges and universities to close classrooms and shift to remote learning, prompting instructors to adapt their curricula and teaching style. As schools reopen this year using in-person, hybrid, and remote learning models, it has become crucial for teachers to adjust.To help them, in May IEEE launched its Teaching Excellence Hub, a resource for university-level educators who are teaching engineering, computer science, and technology courses online or in person. The…

Cybersecurity Training Program Teaches How to Fend Off Attacks

Cybersecurity Training Program Teaches How to Fend Off Attacks

THE INSTITUTE During the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted many organizations to transition from office work to working from home. The initial shift created an increase in cyberattacks, though, as cybercriminals tried to exploit weak network security. A recent attack on Colonial Pipeline, for example, disrupted the company’s gasoline supplies. The pipeline’s operator paid US $4.4 million in Bitcoin to get its data back, according to news reports. With workers beginning to return to the office either full time…

How Life Sciences Companies Can Level Up Healthcare Education in Post-COVID Era

It’s time for these companies to bridge the knowledge gap and transform how healthcare information is accessed and used.
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Helping empower refugees with blockchain and process automation

Today, technology plays a key role in all aspects of life. It connects like-minded communities to come together to help them solve common problems. But when certain problems are at such a large scale where they affect the whole world, there is a need to have a platform that can quickly onboard interested parties across […]
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