Colin Wood

Colin Wood


University of Pennsylvania launches cybersecurity boot camp

by • 3 weeks ago

Faculty say the program is essential not only for the region's workforce, but to offset the financial costs cyberattacks cost the country each year.


AI, robotic process automation gain steam in state government

by • 4 weeks ago

A preview of NASCIO's 2019 survey data shows state IT leaders are becoming more interested in how the emerging technologies can transform business processes.


Data-analytics boot camp for adult learners heads to Butler U.

by • 1 month ago

The Indianapolis-based university targets professionals already in the workforce seeking new skills and career advancement.


Virginia forms STEM education commission to tackle workforce issues

by • 2 months ago

The new advisory body will seek opportunities for public-private partnership and improve educational access across demographic groups.


All high schools in Georgia must teach computer science by 2024

by • 4 months ago

Just one out of every two hundred high school students in Georgia takes a computer science course before graduating, but new legislation signed by Gov. Brian Kemp this month aims to change that. The new law, which will become active July 1, mandates a gradual increase in required computer science offerings at high schools throughout the state. At the start…


Wisconsin energizes mainframe workforce with interns

by • 5 months ago

Cybersecurity specialists and data scientists may be in high demand, but Wisconsin Chief Information Officer David Cagigal said Monday that he knows of a technology people can study that will make them attractive to employers and eligible for lucrative positions in the workforce: mainframes. Though at least one recent survey showed that some states are attempting to distance themselves from…