Information Technology

Tech Pivot: Thrive In IT At Any Age With WTI

By Washington Tech / February 6, 2024 / Comments Off on Tech Pivot: Thrive In IT At Any Age With WTI

In an era where technology careers are flourishing, it’s common to wonder if it’s too late to switch gears towards a role in tech. Whether you’re in your 30s, 40s, 50s, or beyond, the landscape of the tech industry offers opportunities for those willing to take the leap. Washington Technical Institute (WTI) stands at the forefront of this transition, offering comprehensive IT certificate programs designed to turn ambition into reality, regardless of your current profession or age. In this blog post, we will explore how WTI’s IT programs can be a catalyst for individuals looking to pivot their career into the tech industry.

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Certificate Programs vs. College: The Road Less Traveled Is Often More Rewarding!

By Washington Tech / October 6, 2023 / Comments Off on Certificate Programs vs. College: The Road Less Traveled Is Often More Rewarding!

In an era where the traditional path to success is often seen as attending a four-year college or university, technical institutes, such as WTI, offer a compelling alternative. With an emphasis on practical skills, industry relevance, and faster entry into the workforce, technical institutes are reshaping the educational landscape. But how do they compare to […]

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Understanding The Blockchain Revolution: Why You Should Care

By Washington Tech / September 1, 2023 / Comments Off on Understanding The Blockchain Revolution: Why You Should Care

In the realm of technology, some terms seem to appear out of nowhere and take the world by storm. “Blockchain” is one such term. While initially used in the realm of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, the potential uses for blockchain are expansive and can revolutionize various industries. Let’s break down what blockchain is and why it should matter to you.

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Demystifying The Cloud: A Simple Guide

By Washington Tech / August 25, 2023 / Comments Off on Demystifying The Cloud: A Simple Guide

In our digital age, phrases like “It’s in the cloud” or “Just save it to the cloud” have become commonplace. But what exactly is the “cloud”? For those not in the IT industry, cloud computing can sound like a concept from a sci-fi novel. This guide will demystify the cloud, breaking it down into easily understandable chunks.

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AI & Ethics: Navigating The Complexities Of Emerging Technology

By Washington Tech / August 18, 2023 / Comments Off on AI & Ethics: Navigating The Complexities Of Emerging Technology

The fusion of artificial intelligence (AI) into our everyday lives is nothing short of a modern marvel. From simple chatbots that handle customer service queries to sophisticated algorithms predicting stock market movements, AI continues to define and redefine the boundaries of what technology can achieve. But with great power comes great responsibility.

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The Top 5 Skills Every Cybersecurity Professional Needs

By Washington Tech / August 1, 2023 / Comments Off on The Top 5 Skills Every Cybersecurity Professional Needs

In the digital era, cybersecurity has become a critical component of virtually every industry. With the increasing dependence on digital technologies comes a heightened risk of cyber threats. In response, companies are investing heavily in robust cybersecurity infrastructures and are continually on the lookout for skilled cybersecurity professionals. At Washington Technical Institute (WTI), we understand […]

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The Role Of Data Science In Today’s Business Landscape

By Washington Tech / July 27, 2023 / Comments Off on The Role Of Data Science In Today’s Business Landscape

Data has become the most valuable resource in the 21st-century business landscape. With every digital interaction, companies are gathering enormous amounts of information. But it’s not the volume of data that holds the value; it’s what companies do with it. This is where data science comes into play.

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Technology Trends: Preparing IT Students For The Future Of Work

By Washington Tech / June 19, 2023 / Comments Off on Technology Trends: Preparing IT Students For The Future Of Work

As we venture deeper into the digital age, technology continues to evolve and reshape our world at a dizzying pace. This rapid transformation presents exciting opportunities for individuals with an education in Information Technology (IT). As a future IT professional, staying abreast of current and upcoming technology trends will help you navigate the future job landscape and identify emerging opportunities. As part of Washington Technical Institute’s commitment to equip you with practical, forward-looking skills, we believe in the importance of understanding these trends.

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An Introduction To ChatGPT From WTI

By Washington Tech / April 21, 2023 / Comments Off on An Introduction To ChatGPT From WTI

We’re so used to having technology change the way we do things that it can be easy to approach an innovation like OpenAI’s ChatGPT with a shrug of your shoulders. Same old, same old for the 21st century. However, like moving from a record player to an eight track, from an eight track to cassette, from cassette to CD, and from CD to streamed mp3s, if you don’t keep up, you’ll miss out on some really cool innovations and, quite possibly, get left behind.

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Jobs In An AI Future

By Washington Tech / March 7, 2023 / Comments Off on Jobs In An AI Future

A few decades ago, doom and gloom surrounded predictions about how the internet was going to eliminate nearly all of the jobs across the globe, and despite those unfounded fears, the advent of the internet ended up increasing work opportunities. In fact, according to the World Economic Forum, the new technology introduced through the internet lead to millions of jobs and 10% of the US’s GDP.  Throughout time, human beings have distinguished themselves from other living things by creating new innovations that sometimes led to fears which eventually led to adaptation and improvement. 

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Washington Technical Institute is Regionally accredited by the Middle States Association CESS, and licensed by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education as an institution of higher learning.