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The 5 best programming languages for AI development

by BizDevCorp on Jun 5, 2018 11:29:13 AM

The 5 best programming languages for AI development

Which programming language should you pick for your machine learning or deep learning project? These are your best options.

AI (artificial intelligence) opens up a world of possibilities for application developers. By taking advantage of machine learning or deep learning, you could produce far better user profiles, personalisation, and recommendations, or incorporate smarter search, a voice interface, or intelligent assistance, or improve your app any number of other ways. You could even build applications that see, hear, and react.

How to Read Your Website Source Code and Why It's Important for SEO

by BizDevCorp on May 3, 2018 3:33:15 PM

How to read your website source code

Underneath all the beautiful images, perfect typography, and wonderfully placed calls to action lies your webpage source code. This is the code your browser turns into delightful experiences for your visitors and customers on a daily basis.

Google and other search engines “read” this code to determine where your webpages should appear in their indexes for a given search query. So, a lot of SEO comes down to what’s in your source code.

Why focusing on one coding language is death for a developer's job prospects

by BizDevCorp on Jan 18, 2018 10:21:00 AM

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  • None of the top 25 companies in the Fortune 500 use only one coding language for their products and services. — Coding Dojo, 2018
  • JavaScript, Java, Python, Ruby, and Perl are the most listed coding languages in job descriptions at Fortune 500 companies. — Coding Dojo, 2018

Why Coding Is Still The Most Important Job Skill Of The Future

by BizDevCorp on Jan 10, 2018 10:37:00 AM

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Computer programming jobs may be declining, but coding is becoming the most in-demand skill across industries.

Apart from companies in the technology sector, there are an increasing number of businesses relying on computer code. No wonder that eight of the top 25 jobs this year are tech positions, according to Glassdoor. 

Things we learned at Web Summit 2 - Code Literacy

by BizDevCorp on Dec 5, 2017 11:57:50 AM

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Bridging the code literacy gap

At Biz Dev Corp we genuinely care about coding and we could fill many blogs with the importance of coding or the threat of the shortage of coders. But have we ever spent time on the purpose of understanding code? Not really.  At Web Summit we listened to Rebecca Parsons, Chief Technology Officer of ThoughtWorks, who told us the following: “The purpose of understanding code is not to write code. You could make an analogy with the purpose of writing. Not everybody who can write, wants to write a novel. But because I can write, I can appreciate a Hemingway novel.”

Things we learned at Web Summit 2017 - Lifelong Learning

by BizDevCorp on Nov 22, 2017 12:25:45 PM

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Sixty percent of jobs that exist in 2030 are still unknown.

This was a comment that we heard during several talks at the recent Web Summit. But if this is the expectation, how can we prepare our education for this? By becoming lifelong learners, was the answer. Because if you do not continue to learn, your job will eventually face a dead end. This blog will summarise a discussion about the definition of lifelong learning and how this concept is currently applied in education.

 

Why Ansoff is still relevant in today's business environment

by BizDevCorp on Nov 7, 2017 2:15:58 PM

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Remember the Ansoff Matrix?

Remember the strategy tool that helped you determine a growth strategy for a business? The product/market matrix that made you play around with 4 options for growth by matching up existing and new products with existing and new markets. It was first launched in the Harvard Business Review in 1957 and became a loyal companion to many while working on case studies in university. But how relevant is Mr Igor Ansoff's thinking 60 years later in a world that seems dominated by start-ups who are constantly introducing new and innovative business models?

The 6 Essential Elements of an Effective Marketing Strategy

by BizDevCorp on Sep 27, 2017 12:23:25 PM

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Do you sometimes get the feeling that your marketing strategy is missing something? Maybe sales leads just aren’t closing, even though you have a great product. Or perhaps your top-of-funnel efforts simply aren’t generating enough leads in the first place.