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VMware IT Academy: Virtualize Africa Programme Expands to Enhance Digital Skills in Africa

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  • VMware International Ltd announces MOU with Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Goal is to empower the fast-growing, young African population to enter the digital workforce

  • Help address the skills gap and support innovation and entrepreneurship across the continent

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  • VMware International Ltd announces MOU with Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Goal is to empower the fast-growing, young African population to enter the digital workforce

  • Help address the skills gap and support innovation and entrepreneurship across the continent

Fortune Names Booz Allen a “World’s Most Admired Company” for 8th Year

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What attracts today’s top tech professionals to a potential employer? According to a survey by Hired.com, work experience expectations (57 percent), company culture (45 percent), and a recognizable company name (45 percent) rank among the reasons for engagement1. Conversely, a poor company reputation turns 46 percent of job seekers away.

Booz Allen solidified its reputation as a workplace of choice with its inclusion on Fortune magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” for the eighth consecutive year.

Going Beyond the Mills: Energy-Efficient Infrastructure at Sappi

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Our focus on energy and emissions extends beyond our mill gates. Since 2009, Sappi has participated in the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay® Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between the EPA and companies that provide freight delivery services. In support of the partnership, we include the SmartWay specifi cation in our carrier bid contracts, and since 2013, approximately 95 percent of our cumulative domestic ton-miles have been shipped by SmartWay carriers.

Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT 2018: VMware Ranks #3 Among Large Organizations

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What is Computerworld’s ‘100 Best Places to Work in IT’ list?
The Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top 100 workplace communities for technology professionals by IDG’s Computerworld. This year, we are thrilled to announce that VMware made it into the top 5, coming in at #3 (out of 59) on the Computerworld Best Places to Work in IT 2018 in the large organization category.

Get-IT Girls Go Hands-on with Technology

One of the most effective ways to inspire girls to pursue a STEM education and careers is to introduce them to professionals in the field
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A partnership between North American automaker FCA US LLC and the Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation (MCWT) is making sure that young women ‘GET-IT’, which stands for Girls Exploring Together Information Technology, an after-school team activity designed to encourage young girls to consider and ultimately pursue a career in information technology.

CRN Top 100 Executives of 2017: VMware CEO Ranks No. 7 on Top 25 Most Influential Executives List

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We are proud to announce that VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger has been named to CRN’s list of the Top 100 Executives Of 2017; Pat is No. 7 on the Top 25 Most Influential Executives list.

Why All Digital Roads Lead to Rome

by Matt Lasmanis
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Our very own Matt Lasmanis (US VP, IT) shares how the rapid increase in velocity, accessibility, and volume of information is reshaping society and our expectations. Read more: https://lnkd.in/dQM6zMt

How I Became a Techie: Tommy Saenz

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“You get intimately familiar with what takes you away from home and what brings you back at the end of the day.” — Tommy Saenz

What piqued my interest in STEM was my automotive electrician class in high school. I got to tinker with electronics and cars — not unusual hobbies for a kid from California.

How Information Technology Will Enable a Sustainable Future

Post by guest contributor Dr. Andrew Steer, President and CEO of the World Resources Institute.
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Dr. Andrew Steer is the President and CEO of the World Resources Institute, a global research organization that works in more than 50 countries. Dr. Steer joined WRI from the World Bank, where he served as Special Envoy for Climate Change and as Director General at the UK Department of International Development (DFID) in London. He is a Global Agenda Trustee for the World Economic Forum. Learn more at http://www.wri.org 

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Dr. Andrew Steer is the President and CEO of the World Resources Institute, a global research organization that works in more than 50 countries. Dr. Steer joined WRI from the World Bank, where he served as Special Envoy for Climate Change and as Director General at the UK Department of International Development (DFID) in London. He is a Global Agenda Trustee for the World Economic Forum. Learn more at http://www.wri.org 

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