George C. Dimitriou

Technology and Strategy Consulting
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Global Information Technology Report 2013.

January 14, 2014 By: George Category: Digital World, Trends

The Global Information Technology Report 2013, the 12th in the series, analyses the impact and influence of ICTs on economic growth and jobs in a hyperconnected world. Read the full news release for more information.

The Next Billion Internet Users.

November 20, 2013 By: George Category: Digital World, Trends

Check out this fantastic infographic from the team at InternetServiceProviders.org, which looks at the potential digital habits of the next one billion internet users and offers some valuable insight for companies looking to target these new online consumers

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The Next Billion Internet Users: What Will They Look Like?

Ph.D. Computer Scientist is a Can’t Miss Science Career.

October 12, 2013 By: George Category: Computing, Digital World, Economy

This week, ScienceCareers named “Three Can’t Miss Science Careers,” and Ph.D. computer scientist was on the list along with geoscientist, and physician scientist.

According to the article, “Despite frequently made claims in the national news media, and from university and industry officials, the job market for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics professionals as a whole is not booming.
There are, however, a few bright spots among the gloom, fields in which a degree virtually guarantees solid career prospects. ScienceCareers identified three such fields and explored recent hiring and salary trends.”
The article pointed to CRA’s Taulbee survey, which revealed an unemployment rate of 0.4% for recent computer science Ph.D.s.

5 Reasons to Teach Kids to Code.

October 12, 2013 By: George Category: Computing

Infographic from Kodable, who teaches concepts necessary for ANY programming language.

5 Reasons to Teach Kids to Code

The Dangers Of An All-Powerful Federal Reserve Bank.

October 04, 2013 By: George Category: Economy

The Federal Reserve is the largest player in the world’s largest economy.

The Dangers of an All-powerful Federal Reserve
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Big Data is Thundering Ahead.

September 30, 2013 By: George Category: Digital World, Trends

A new Infographic issued by IDC and sponsored by SAP shows that 69 percent of companies are looking for skills in advanced analytics and predictive analytics in the next 12 months. It also shows that the worldwide big data market will grow by almost 32% by 2016. The top 10 industries for these analytics and big data opportunities are manufacturing, government, communications and media, banking, professional services, retail, healthcare, utilities and insurance. And the biggest challenges to delivering successful business analytics solutions will be the lack of sufficiently skilled talent and maintaining data quality. Please click here to view the Infographic and get a clearer understanding of just how the Big Data industry is set to explode.

How Social Media is Being Used by the Government.

August 19, 2013 By: George Category: Digital World, Trends

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How Social Media is Being Used by the Government
Source: MPADegree.org