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 »

How to Train Your Brain to Think of the Big Picture

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Today’s tech pros and leaders need more than just a robust skill set in order to bring value to their organization. Skills are important but the ability to see the “big picture” is just as critical for success.  Big-picture thinking requires the ability to consider more than just the tasks you need to check off… 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 »

Q4 IT Staffing Industry Update

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The Elephant in the Room  With Donald Trump now in the White House many in the IT & engineering staffing industry are nervously awaiting possible changes to the H-1B visa program. During his campaign, Trump was quoted as saying the “H-1B program is neither high-skilled nor immigration: these are temporary foreign workers, imported from abroad,… 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 »

Hiring Trends That Will Shape 2017

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Over the last decade or so, hiring in the tech sector has been a challenge for many companies. If you want to attract the best and brightest, you must stay ahead of the forces that drive the market. Here are some of the trends that will shape the way you hire tech professionals in 2017…. Read more »

Three Ways to Find the Most Effective IT Recruiter for You

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An IT job search can almost be like taking on a career.  It takes hours a day to research potential openings, apply, return phone calls, etc., often to come up empty handed. That’s in addition to spending time networking, boosting your presence on LinkedIn and building your brand as an IT professional. An effective way… 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 »