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Making Agile Development More Comfortable

  Belinda Hardman is a senior project manager/Scrum master for Morningstar. She shared her wealth of project management expertise within the technology sector during a recent TechDebate in Chicago in which the panel discussed the applications of agile development to traditionally non-agile projects. Thankfully, I had the opportunity to speak with Belinda about

August 19, 2019

High-Performance Computing Use Cases

  Understanding High-Performance Computing Use Cases Some background Cloud computing as a business is fairly new. It was introduced by Amazon in 2006, followed by Google beta product in 2008, and last but not least - Microsoft released its first version of Azure in 2010. Since then clouds have been evolving at an

July 29, 2019

Introduction to High-Performance Computing

A child asks her Father: Daddy, what are clouds made of? The Father answers: High-performance computing mostly, my child. Introduction to High-Performance Computing In the past few years the Cloud business has truly taken off and the existence and significance of cloud computing can no longer be ignored. At least not if you

July 29, 2019

7 Ways to Improve Remote Work Quality

  What started as an alternative way to work for some has become a way of life for millions. Remote work is growing; more people are working remotely for part of their week, and even more, are working remotely for companies full time. Given today’s technologies, remote work has become possible for professionals

July 26, 2019

Agile planning – building an agile organization

  Agile Planning - Creating and Reaping the Benefits of an Agile Organization The legendary boxer Mike Tyson once said, "Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth." While Tyson has plenty of areas of personal weakness, his ability to approach a boxing match in an agile manner was unmatched.

July 18, 2019

AI and HR – Disruption is Coming

  AI and HR - Disruption is Coming HR is widely regarded as one of those ‘human’ jobs that will be hard to replace with AI. It’s similar to psychology and other domains that require a high level of EQ, communication skills, and profound personal touch. The common preconception is that human resourcesoperations

July 17, 2019

27 Effective Ways For Remote Development Teams

How do you outsource better? When it comes to improving the performance of remote development and consulting teams, keeping them engaged can be a challenge.  How do you ensure that they’ll be aligned with your mission? How do you integrate them and make them part of your team? How do you encourage

July 10, 2019

Remote Team Productivity Tools – aligning tools, culture, and collaboration

  Sphere’s Preferred Products for the Digital Workplace - Remote Team Productivity Tools For Aligning Tools, Culture and Collaboration By Rita Ginsburg When your remote teams don’t get free cupcakes, onsite massages, or Foosball tables, how can you use technology to bridge culture across multiple locations, time zones, languages, and more? Can the

July 2, 2019

Case Study: Blockchain Consulting – Loan Marketplace

OVERVIEW The client - developers of a proprietary secondary loan marketplace that automated the process of combining and splitting loans across multiple lenders - wanted to provide immutable smart contract access for all buyers and sellers. BLOCKCHAIN CONSULTING REQUIREMENTS The client wanted a tamper-evident, immutable digital transaction ledger for a private network

June 21, 2019

How the Internet of Things Is Delivering Value to Consumers Today

After our TechDebate in London earlier this year, I had the opportunity to have a follow-up conversation with one of the panelists, Dominique Guinard who is the founder and CTO of EVRYTHNG. We discussed his views on the direction of the IOT.  To attend future debates register at techdebates.org.  We’re always on the look-out

June 17, 2019