Author: Stride IT

If you have young children, you’re likely worried about how much time they spend staring at a screen, be it a tablet, phone, computer, or television. You probably also want to know how screen time affects your child’s development and wonder whether there’s anything you can do to balance out any negative effects. New research from Japan indicates that more screen time at age 2 is associated with poorer communication and daily living skills at age 4 — but when kids also play outdoors, some of the negative effects of screen time are reduced. In the study, which will be…

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The new release of Steampipe is all about relationship graphs. Our blog post shows how these graphs provide contextual awareness for devops and security pros who can now see all the resources related to an EC2 instance, or determine at a glance whether the permissions related to an IAM role are properly scoped. As always, developers can explore and remix the code that builds these graphs, and adapt the idioms for their own purposes in any data domain.These relationship graphs are driven by SQL queries that define nodes and edges. Such queries can use any column of any table provided…

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Listen to the article 4 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. For leaders tasked with conducting layoffs, carrying on requires improving morale for those who remain — a tall order in turbulent times.  More than 200 tech employers have laid off nearly 60,000 people this year, according to layoff tracking site Layoffs.fyi. A tally by Crunchbase puts that number at 46,000.  Even at businesses that have not conducted layoffs, the jolt running through the technology field can impact workers as they witness neighboring businesses cut staff or pause hiring. Leaders steering their businesses through internal…

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Here’s a thought experiment to test if your organization is ready for the future of localization. When you think about your customer and employee experience (CX and EX), do you think about what it’s like in each of their languages? Or do you unconsciously assume a monolingual experience? If we’re honest, many of us, especially in the US, don’t consider CX/EX in other languages as equally important. I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard marketing leaders describe localization as a “necessary evil.” That perception is dangerously outdated. Leaders who cling to it are opening the door to competition…

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Organizations that seek to achieve diversity, equity, and inclusion as measurable outcomes know the importance of metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in their efforts. DEI metrics allow organizations to better understand and operationalize their challenges, hold their leaders and other stakeholders responsible for making progress, and experiment with targeted interventions to reduce inequity. However, even in organizations that already recognize the importance of DEI metrics, leaders can struggle to measure the right ones. It’s both hard to know where to start and challenging to draw out the most important metrics from the noise. Leaders looking to effectively measure their…

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disclosing a secretgetty When it comes to looking for employment, it would appear that disclosing a disability to a prospective employer is still very much taboo. Despite endeavors in recent years from the likes of The Valuable 500, Disability:IN and many other campaigning organizations to insert disability firmly into the workplace DE&I conversation – in 2023, candidates with disabilities remain pessimistic about their potential to bring their true selves to work. In a recent survey of 3,000 job seekers with disabilities undertaken by accessible job board Evenbreak and YouGov, less than a quarter (23%) said they would disclose on application…

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A recent study by Gartner predicts that by 2025 more than 95% of application workloads will exist on cloud-native platforms (up from 30% in 2021). I tend not to believe these kinds of predictions because adoption is never linear. We run out of applications that are easy to convert to new development approaches (in this case, cloud native) and thus adoption slows down or ceases much earlier than most understand.If you’re still a bit confused by what the heck “cloud native” means, you’re not alone. Here’s my best explanation: Cloud-native development is the process of designing, building, and running applications in a cloud…

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Dive Brief: Malicious actors are using remote management and monitoring software to launch phishing attacks against federal employees, authorities warned Wednesday.  The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, National Security Agency and Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center said since June 2022 cybercriminals have sent help desk themed phishing emails to civilian executive branch agency staff using their personal and government email addresses.  The lure aims to get the targeted workers to link to malicious domains in order to steal money from the targeted victims. However, authorities warn the same tactics could be used by APT actors in order to gain…

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Truly digital firms have business models with technology at the core, and this technology is software. For such firms, software is an expression of the business. To become truly digital, complementary approaches to people, process, and technology are needed. The unresolved need for more developers (people) is well and painfully understood. The need for agile […] Source link

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