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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 »

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As large-scale breaches and cyber attacks continue to make headlines, companies are putting a greater emphasis on cybersecurity. This has led to a rise in demand for IT professionals who are capable of securing critical systems and mitigating threats, creating a significant number of opportunities for job seekers interested in the field. While there are… Read more »

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When it comes to moving your career forward, networking has been touted as the primary must-do. While networking is certainly helpful, many people struggle with the concept, feeling that the blatant pursuit of professional contacts is somewhat inauthentic. However, trying to navigate a career path without a strong sounding board or support can be a… Read more »

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East Windsor, NJ (March 13, 2018) – Talon Professional Services,  a premier national provider of professional IT staffing and services, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey for 2018. This survey and award program identifies, recognizes and honors the state’s top employers who show a dedication to their employees’ professional growth and… Read more »

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Job seekers usually have a lot of questions when it comes to what a former employer can say about them when providing a reference. Can they tell a hiring manager that you were fired? Are they allowed to say why? Can they tell a prospective employer how much notice you provided when you quit or… Read more »

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is effectively taking the business world by storm. While much of the focus is on how it can handle a variety of tasks, removing the need for a person to manage duties that are repetitive in nature, AI will also create opportunities on another level. AI has the ability to personalize an… Read more »

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When it comes to development languages, not much is expected to change this year. Developers will still be in extremely high demand, so if you’re thinking about making a career change, it is important to know which languages will make you the most marketable in 2018. Here are the skills you need to build if… Read more »

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Work-life balance is a goal that many tech professionals struggle to realize.  IT jobs are incredibly stressful, and most tech teams are stretched well beyond their limits. Fewer people in the corporate world log more hours than IT teams.  However, achieving strong work-life balance is important for managing stress and hedging against burnout. Why Work-Life… Read more »