Tech Education

Omaha South High School Grads Launch Tech Careers, Land Paid Summer Internships at Union Pacific 

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This summer, two recent Omaha South High School graduates, Suraj Poudel and Evelyn Espinoza Macias, will enter highly competitive paid internships at Union Pacific after participating in the AIM Institute’s pilot workforce development program that teaches high school students how to code.  Ashok Fichadia, Assistant Vice President of IT Development for Union Pacific, said the […]

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Developing Leadership in a Crisis

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No one knows how the coronavirus pandemic will evolve, how long the economy will stay underwater, or even what recovery looks like.  But the radical workplace upheaval and sudden ad hoc shift to remote technology over the past month suggest two truths:  We need more tech talent.   We need better leadership—especially IT leadership. Demand for […]

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KANEKO Welcomes You to Infotec 2020

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We’re not the only ones excited for Infotec 2020, the Silicon Prairie’s premier annual business tech community gathering. This year’s conference takes place November 13 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at KANEKO, an arts and culture nonprofit dedicated to exploring and celebrating creativity across all fields of human activity, including technology, the arts, business, […]

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New “Callers to Coders” Program Announced in Partnership with Physicians Mutual

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We’re excited to announce the launch of Callers to Coders, an innovative new tech training pathway that helps career changers and veterans upskill themselves into IT careers. This yearlong program teaches call center employees the technical skills they need to get a higher paying tech job. During the workday, participants undergo five AIM Code School […]

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Leadership Development for Smarties: from Source Code to the Boardroom

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A first-rate developer is easy to spot. You can quantify how many languages a person knows, how effectively they work, how much value they offer. Evidence of their talent is tangible, well-documented, and often literally glowing. Good managerial candidates are less noticeable. Someone might be a persuasive presenter of innovative ideas, but lack follow-through. Another […]

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