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John Friscia

John Friscia is the Editor of Computer Aid’s Accelerating IT Success. He began working for Computer Aid, Inc. in 2013 and continues to provide graphic design support for AITS. He graduated summa cum laude from Shippensburg University with a B.A. in English.

December, 2017

  • 10 December

    Why the Best Hire Might Not Have the Perfect Resume

    In a TED talk, Regina Hartley makes a surprisingly compelling argument for why a great resume should not be the end of the story on whom you choose to hire for a new job. She says to give “scrappers” a chance.

  • 10 December

    How to Create Steady Retirement Income

    It’s never too early to think about retirement. This short video from Forbes tells you what to do with your money to ensure your golden years are as sparkly as possible.

  • 10 December

    Xiaomi Said to Seek $50 Billion IPO Valuation

    Xiaomi may not be a household name in America, but it is in China. This video from Bloomberg Technology discusses the implications of the tech company potentially going public in 2018.

  • 10 December

    What to Do When You Feel Lost

    Are you feeling disillusioned with your career or your place in the world? Then this video from Entrepreneur will give you the pep talk you need to get clarity back in your life.

  • 10 December

    Expert Explains Blockchain in 5 Levels of Difficulty

    Blockchain is… complicated. But blockchain expert Bettina Warburg makes it infinitely easier to understand in a video for Wired, where she explains the technology to a child, a teenager, a college student, a grad student, and another expert respectively.

  • 10 December

    How to Evaluate and Accept Criticism

    Nobody likes to be criticized, but sometimes it is the only way to know how to improve. In just a few minutes, this video perfectly summarizes the mindset you should take to absorbing criticism, so that your self-worth survives the experience.

  • 8 December

    Education is learning…

    Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know. -Daniel J. Boorstin, American historian

  • 8 December

    6 Pressing Reasons Your CIO Needs to Be on the Board

    CIOs are increasingly joining the board at organizations, and rightfully so. A both technical and strategic eye for technology is invaluable in furthering the business’s interests. But if your CIO is not part of the board yet, it is time to start making a case for it. In a post for, Dan McCarthy touches upon six reasons why they should invite the CIO: Competitive advantage IT-led innovation Cloud economics Digital transformation Transferable skills Digital …

  • 8 December

    Is Enterprise IT Crazy?

    In behavioral economics, it has been demonstrated that people behave irrationally—but in predictable ways. It stands to reason that predictable irrationality exists around IT too. In an article for CIO magazine, Hakan Altintepe examines the ways that IT might be off its rocker and what to do about it. Conflicting Motivations When it comes to gains versus losses, people are statistically risk-averse toward gains and risk-seeking for losses. This is described by the endowment effect, …

  • 6 December

    You better not compromise yourself…

    You better not compromise yourself. It’s all you got. -Janis Joplin, American rock singer and songwriter