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Quantum Talent – Shortages and Tactics

The quantum industry is experiencing the successes and growing pains faced by so many other past technologies. Momentum however remains on quantum’s side in 2021, so consider the positives. According to a 2021 IDC survey, “The number of organizations [commercial end users or CEU’s] allocating more than 17% of their annual IT budgets for this technology [quantum] are expected to rise from 7% in 2021 to an estimated….

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Becoming a Quantum Company

Quantum technologies are full of promise and potential. These technologies also bring their own challenges. Governments and businesses must start taking decisive action to manage the quantum changes as the second quantum revolution unfolds. Not doing so carries the risk of being left behind, and experience from other revolutions shows that this is not a favorable position to be in. Organizations without an AI mindset failed to execute on AI projects. Thus, organizations need a change management approach unique to quantum.

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Quantum Evolution: Approach with Caution

You approach an intersection on any road. Something one might do every day. The light turns yellow. Society’s universal social contract requires you to clear the intersection by slowing down or, if in the midst of the intersection, continue through. Yellow lights universally suggest caution.

As a businessperson first, technology enthusiast second, I have always approached new technology ideas with caution ensuring a primary focus on…

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The Impact of Quantum Computing on Cryptography and Data

Business leaders thinking about the future of their companies’ data security need only look at the image attached to this article. A key with the potential to open the universe of digital 1’s and 0’s. The abundant research and development being applied to quantum computing promises to launch a whole new universe of computing security considerations. In this article, Joe Ghalbouni provides insight into…

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Educating a Quantum Workforce for Industry – Strategy, Pedagogy, and Learnings

The preparation of a quantum workforce for industry use is significantly different than the preparation of a workforce to create quantum hardware technology. There are stark differences in the stakeholders (technologists vs. managerial), the key spaces (security, algorithms / programming, specific domains like healthcare), and…