How the Latest Technologies Can Improve Product Lifecycle Management


How the Latest Technologies Can Improve Product Lifecycle Management

Traditional product development processes were often managed in silos. Internal lab systems were accessible to a select few and weren’t readily available outside of the workplace. Downstream workers were incidentally kept out of the early stages of the development process but were responsible for key actions associated with the commercialization of new products prior to… Read more »

Hadoop: The Secret to Making the Most of IoT


Hadoop is the Secret of IoT

Big data gives businesses a chance to understand their customers in ways they never have before, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is creating new data at unprecedented rates. But data is only valuable if you can leverage it properly. And Hadoop can be the key to big data success. Hadoop provides a mechanism for… Read more »

3 Trends in Product Development Are Changing When CIOs Get Involved


Product Development and CIOs

Product development was once predominately outside of the CIO’s realm of responsibility until the product was near completion. Once the majority of the work was complete, tech teams would begin connecting relevant aspects to internal and external systems based on facilitating sales, managing fulfillment, and providing various levels of support. Now, product development enters the… Read more »

What’s on a CIO’s Agenda for 2017?


CIO Agenda

Often, a CIO’s word is law. That means their agenda is always the guiding force behind new implementations, annual budgets and even project schedules. Understanding the nature of a CIO’s agenda can help provide strategic insight that allows you to adjust your plans accordingly, and may even present unique options for career progression. Transitions related… Read more »

What Tech Leaders Should Gain From the Big Data Market


What Tech Leaders Can Learn from Big Data Market

As a tech leader, it isn’t uncommon to carry much of the risk when choosing to implement a big data solution. The risk of making a poor choice involves more than wasted time as there is also a significant financial investment required for the project. And it also means that you might not get the… Read more »

What are the Easiest IT Hiring Mistakes to Make?


Biggest IT Hiring Mistakes

The hiring process is complicated; it can go on for weeks, and there is significant pressure to get it right the first time. Often, making a mistake when hiring is something most businesses simply can’t afford. To help you navigate the nuances of the hiring world, here is an overview of some of the easiest… Read more »

The Most Effective Interview Questions to Ask Automation Engineer Candidates


Automation Engineer Candidates

Running an effective interview is often an exercise in efficiency. You have a limited amount of time to meet with automation engineer candidates, and you have to ensure that all of the critical topics are covered sufficiently. And your primary method for getting the information you need is to make sure you are asking the… Read more »

Are Your Job Candidates a Threat to Your Company’s Security?


Security Threat

The beginning of a New Year is often a busy season for individuals seeking new employment. Often, the impact of resolutions has many people making a leap, and that can make it a great time to find candidates for open positions. Now, a new breed of cybercriminals are taking advantage of this hiring season, and… Read more »

How to Restructure Your IT Business for an As-a-Service World


Restructure Your Business As-A-Service

Even though the cloud is nothing new in today’s workplace, many businesses have underestimated its impact on how business is done. Workforce needs are changing to support these migrations, and the way we work is shifting right along with it. And this level of change can’t be left to fate. Many IT businesses are facing… Read more »

Why Your Company is Missing an Opportunity by Not Recruiting More Women


Recruiting More Women

The benefits of diversity in IT teams are well known, and that means many businesses need to adjust their recruiting techniques to attract the applicants they need to meet diversity goals. One area where many IT departments and organizations struggle is in the successful recruitment of women. And this means it is even more important… Read more »