Author Archives: JPS Kohli

Certifications You Need for a Career in Healthcare IT

Innovation in healthcare continues to grow at a rapid pace creating a high demand for IT professionals who are tasked to implement and support new technologies. This means there’s no better time to consider a career in healthcare IT. While it’s an expanding field, there are challenges that the healthcare landscape brings that IT professionals […]

Top IT Skills Needed to Manage a Virtual Work Environment

The emergence of new technologies over time has continued to evolve the way the world does business. However, March of 2020 may have created the single biggest change to how organizations operate due to the drastic shift to a virtual work environment. The majority of workers used to commute into offices every day and now […]

What is Information Technology: Defining IT for the Next Decade

Traditionally, Information Technology has always described the use of computers to store, retrieve, process, and transmit information. This definition reflects a focus on the application of computer systems, especially in business settings, where they were mostly used in the early days. However, there’s a difference between IT and its closely-related cousin, computer science. Computer Science […]

What are Technical Recruiters Looking for?

The IT profession has been getting a bit more crowded as of late. Technology’s impact on our day to day lives is growing and that means that up and reskilling is more competitive than ever. Whether you’re going in for your first job or applying for a promotion, there are a couple of old standbys […]

Leadership for Remote Teams

While remote team management is not a new concept, current world events are dramatically increasing the likelihood that managers and their direct reports are no longer working face to face. With this changing landscape, it is imperative that managers evolve their processes of communication, evaluation, and motivation to adapt to this new and increasing environment. […]

The Best Entry Level IT Certifications

Starting a career in the IT sector is arguably one of the best pathways to a successful life. Ranked as one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, information technology remains the field of choice for individuals looking to have an exciting career while earning competitive salaries. Whether you’re a young student or a professional […]

An IT Certification by Any Other Name: Busting the Ivy League IT Myth

If you work in or are currently a student of Information Technology, chances are you’re getting bombarded with ads for the most recent batch of IT certifications almost daily.  “Accelerate your IT career here!”, “Multiply your earnings with an online certification here!”, and so on. Often, these types of ads come through social media from […]

AI for All: India’s Place in the New Digital Economy – An Editorial from JPS Kohli

*This post first appeared in the India Express as an editorial from SkillUp Group CEO, JPS Kohli A recent Intel survey predicted that by the end of 2019, a massive 70% of Indian companies will have deployed some form of AI-enabled business solution. That prediction echoes another Gartner report indicating that 75% of the million-plus […]

Making Your IT Career Change: How to Get Started

Moving to a Career in IT: How to Get Started Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve likely heard that the global workforce has entered a period of massive change. This shift – often referred to as ‘The 4th Industrial Revolution’ – is being driven by rapid advancements in artificial intelligence and machine learning […]

NASSCOM announces Future Skills Partnership with SkillUp Online

We’re proud to announce that SkillUp Online has signed an MoU with NASSCOM’s Sector Skills Council to help develop the NASSCOM FutureSkills portal. This partnership will enable SkillUp Online to empower both current and future working professionals in India with industry-leading courses (including Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Cloud Technologies, Cyber Security, Blockchain etc.) certified by […]

Becoming a Big Data Expert: How to Get Started

Did you know that 90% of data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone? That’s because  every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. That’s a lot of data that needs to be processed, analyzed and turned into meaningful — and sometimes highly valuable — insights that help […]

Breaking Down Big Data: A Primer for IT Professionals

Whether you’re a bright-eyed rookie or seasoned IT professional, chances are you’ve encountered the term  ‘big data’. You may not have understood precisely what it meant at the time, but unless you’ve been living under a rock, you also probably know that big data skills are in high demand. That means that now is the […]