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December 2021

Why you need to become a container expert

Containers are trendy. Is that sufficient reason to specialise in the things? In essence, of course, it is always interesting to stay up to date on upcoming technology. But when it comes to containers, there are additional arguments.

The stumbling blocks of open source in companies

Without open source code, the world as we know it would come to a screeching halt. Even corporate software is full of it. And rightly so: no-one benefits when you invest time reinventing the wheel. Yet open source code is not without risks.

The IT specialist: at last part of the company?

IT specialists and developers have long known it: the organization where they work stands or falls on their knowledge and creations. Gradually, the rest of the company is catching on to this, and IT is evolving from an unknown and unloved cost item into a much-valued partner. A good thing,…

5 cliches IT professionals need to avoid on their CV

Are you an IT specialist? Then you’re in luck, because companies are literally fighting each other to attract talent on the job market. Two decades ago, candidates faced a lot of competition when applying for a job. Today, the tables are turned and employers are doing everything they can to…

Low-code and no-code: a threat to real developers?

Low-code and no-code are ubiquitous. At developer conferences, Microsoft cannot shut up about its Power platform, Slack wants everyone to be able to build apps and workflows without a line of code, parent company Salesforce shares that vision, and specialists such as Mendix and OutSystems are finding more traction in…

5 things you need to know when starting your first job in IT

"Have you tried turning it on and off again?” We all know that phrase from popular TV shows that make fun of a company’s IT crew. Things have changed, however, and today IT is the beating heart of the organization. You hold the key to success for most business opportunities.