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When actors are looking to launch their careers, they head to Los Angeles. Musicians flock to Nashville. And tech pros flock to Silicon Valley. Or do they? While the mid-California coast is synonymous with tech innovation, times have changed and there are amazing opportunities for tech talent right here in New York City. Before packing… Read more »

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Recently, 34 technology companies came together to sign the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, declaring it a “watershed agreement among the largest-ever group of companies agreeing to defend all customers everywhere from malicious attacks by cybercriminal enterprises and nation-states.” Key Points from The Accord Signatories to the accord include Microsoft, Facebook, Dell, VMWare, HP, Cisco, Avast, and… Read more »

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Speed to market is a critical success factor in today’s highly competitive software market. However, customer experience can make or break a release, so development teams must always balance the efficient delivery of a release against quality user experience. DevOps methodologies were developed to ensure balance can be achieved, focusing on a unified development and… Read more »

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Making it to the second round of a job interview is worthy of celebration. It means all your hard work paid off, and you’re still in the running for a great position. However, after you pat yourself on the back, it’s time to refocus and prepare so you can knock round two out of the… Read more »

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Few industries were impacted by the H-1B visa changes like the tech sector. The skill gap in the US has meant many companies have had to rely on global talent to achieve their recruiting goals. Now, the government is cracking down on companies and tech recruiting firms who could be skirting the rules to connect… Read more »

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Bitcoin has dominated the headlines in recent years, but the market is rife with myths and misinformation. If you’re interested in entering the market and accepting bitcoin transactions in your organization, it is important to separate myth from fact. Myth: The Bitcoin Market Is Too Expensive At the time of this writing, 1 Bitcoin is… Read more »

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The tech field is all about what’s new and exciting. It’s important to keep your resume updated with your most recent skills, but it’s also important to include some “basic” skills that every employer is looking for.  You may assume that a hiring manager knows your such skills, but your resume is all about painting… Read more »

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Dave Thomas, one of the developers who helped develop the Agile software development methodology, made waves when he declared that Agile is officially dead. His declaration sent shockwaves through the development community, leaving many to speculate whether Agile has officially reached its peak. The Agile Death Rattle According to Thomas, Agile “became a marketing term,… Read more »

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While Internet of Things (IoT) devices are popular for their convenience, they also come with some serious caveats. Most notably, IoT devices aren’t usually the most secure, largely due to their low amount of internal memory and processing power. This has left IoT technology at risk. For example, IoT botnets, a form of cyberthreat, were… Read more »

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With the number of security threats seemingly rising on a daily basis, most companies want to feel as though they are prepared to protect their systems at all times. Often, this means relying on IT professionals to secure critical systems and networks, and also staying on top of the evolving nature of the security landscape…. Read more »