How to Work Failure Into Your IoT Project Planning

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is exploding in terms of innovation and product delivery right now, and it is estimated there will be more than 50 billion IoT devices in use just three years from now. Companies are scrambling to jump on board the IoT train, greenlighting new projects right and left. However, IoT is… Read more »

Q4 Consultant’s IT Industry Update

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What Does the Future of Recruiting Look Like?  Automated resume screening promises to be one of the hottest recruiting trends in 2017.  Automated resume screening helps address one of the major challenges in recruiting: reviewing a large volume of resumes. In a recent report, Jobvite found that a typical job posting that attracts a high-volume… Read more »

More Sophisticated Mobile Apps Will Increase Your Need for Top Mobile Developers

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We are living in one of the most exciting periods in all of human history. Technology is moving at a pace we’ve never seen before, as most people in the developed world (and many in emerging markets) walk around with a supercomputer in their pocket. Our business and personal lives have gone mobile, and applications… Read more »

How Failure Leads to Tech Innovation

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“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” –  Thomas A. Edison   Like Thomas Edison’s incandescent light bulb, the biggest innovations in technology were not discovered and implemented on the first attempt. The road to success is actually littered with failure. In a recent interview with CIO magazine, Tom Willerer,… Read more »

What are the Biggest Headaches for Big Data Specialists?

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Every company that invests in big data wants that data to yield actionable insights to help their organization remain competitive and achieve its goals.  In order to generate real return however, big data specialists must be able to do their jobs well. Unfortunately, big data teams often face a host of (preventable) obstacles that stand… Read more »

Agile and DevOps Work Better Together

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Agile and DevOps Work Better Together – Here’s Why Devotees of Agile follow the methodology to improve customer experience in software development, and disciples of DevOps tout its facilitation of collaboration to speed up the development process. Both methodologies help organizations achieve their goals, but a recent study found that as powerful as Agile or… Read more »

Four Tips Will Help You Excel at Strategic Planning

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Strategic planning. Every company needs to do it; but not every company does it well.  The whole point of a strategic plan is to set a course for success, but all too often, the process itself can fall apart or the plan is forgotten once the reality of market conditions sets in. Whatever your challenges,… Read more »

6 Tips for Hiring a Rockstar Project Manager

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A great project manager can mean the difference between a successful launch and an abject failure, but why settle for just a “great” project manager? A true rockstar can deliver ROI, ensuring profitability of projects of every size and scope. Many hiring managers seek out PMs with extensive technical knowledge, which is critical for success,… Read more »