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Training seminar offers insight on accelerated learning principles

(Photo: Training from the Back of the Room session at Blueshift Innovation, Kansas City, 2018. Photo provided by Matt Kirilov/PMI Heartland Chapter.) OMAHA — Organizational leaders, trainers and instructors have a new opportunity this month to advance their training skills. “Training from the Back of the Room” is a two-day course that promises to explore the […]

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Kids build broader horizons at AIM Brain Exchange

OMAHA  — A year ago, if you would have asked a group of 6th graders at Liberty Elementary School if they ever thought they could build a computer, they might have given you some strange looks. Today, they would give you instructions. “You screw everything in, wire it in, put the buttons in,” 12-year-old Da’Shawn […]

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Highlander grad says coding class helped provide focus for her future

(Photo: Rosharra Owens at Iowa Western Community College, May 9, 2018.) COUNCIL BLUFFS – For Rosharra Owens, learning to build websites was part of rebuilding her life after a series of unfortunate events left her living in a homeless shelter, and feeling stuck. “It was crazy. I don’t know how I’ve been able to do […]

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Ask-a-Dev meetup offers mentoring from local programmers

Junior developers in Omaha now have a new opportunity to get mentoring, ask questions and find guidance on the journey of learning programming. Ask-a-Dev is a meetup where developers can come meet one-on-one with more experienced programmers. The Omaha meetup will take place Sunday, May 6, at Urban Abbey in downtown Omaha. Ask-a-Dev has meetups […]

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Emerging Leaders program helps IT professionals evaluate leadership roles

Registration is now open for AIM’s Emerging Leaders program. The program is geared toward information technology professionals interested in transitioning into leadership roles. Classes within the program offer the real-world experience of existing IT leaders to help participants gain a better understanding of the issues, challenges and skills needed to advance in their careers. “It’s […]

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Interface, VA partner to offer tech training for veterans

AIM Institute, Interface: the Web School and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are partnering to give veterans new opportunities to develop in-demand technology skills. The Nebraska Department of Education has approved Interface: The Web School courses to be eligible for GI Bill benefits, which provide education reimbursement and other benefits to service members following […]

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Infotec 2018 offers array of educational, professional development opportunities

(Infotec 2017.) OMAHA, NE – Hundreds of the region’s most talented tech professionals will gather March 26, 27, and 28 for Infotec, the Silicon Prairie’s premier annual business tech gathering. This year’s conference features several cutting-edge educational and training opportunities. Security will be a big focus of the conference. The keynote speaker is retired Maj. […]

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