Identify and Leverage Quick Wins with Management Consulting

Identify and Leverage Quick Wins with Management Consulting

If you’ve ever worked with a management consultant, you’re probably aware of the “quick win.” Consultants often present quick wins to deliver results early in a large project and rack up points on your organization’s scoreboard. Occasionally, these fast-paced projects don’t amount to much or focus on the wrong things. That’s not to say that…

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Light a Fire Under Your Backburner with Management Consulting

Light a Fire Under Your Backburner with Management Consulting

COVID forced us all to push “pause” in 2020. Today, as we continue to navigate widespread uncertainty together, the pandemic-era economy has finally begun to show signs of life. This wave of tentative positivity has put some executives in a position to go from a jog to a sprint, pursuing backlogged projects after a long…

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Cloud Best Practices Webinar: Realizing the Promise of Cloud Computing

Cloud Best Practices

Webinar: Realizing the Promise of the Cloud Cloud capabilities are like LEGO bricks that can be put together in an infinite number of ways to create just about anything. Given so many possibilities, how can you be sure you’re placing the right bricks in the right places to produce something meaningful and valuable? The exciting…

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Webinar Download: Managing a Remote Agile Team in a Virtual Workspace

Agile software development requires maintaining momentum. It relies on process and depends on working together. What happens when something significantly disrupts those key factors? In the midst of a worldwide health crisis, entire teams are now working remotely. This is a unique situation for most companies, and it requires revising the mechanics of your Agile…

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When You Need a Consultant (and When You Don’t)

Deciding whether to hire an outside technology consultant is a lot like contemplating the adoption of a new software program: It’s not always the right move. Your company’s money and IT function are on the line, and making the wrong decision can have significant repercussions. Before hiring a consultant, it’s necessary to fully understand the…

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Agile Software Development: Why Can’t We Finish Our Sprint?

This article was written based on a discussion with Susan Miller, VP, Solutions at BridgeView IT. Susan has held prominent senior leadership roles in several SaaS enterprise software companies. She is an Agile expert with a deep history of successfully implementing Agile software development principles and helping organizations troubleshoot issues in their Agile process. To…

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The Software Developer’s Guide to Learning New Skills

Any developer worth their salt knows the importance of continuous learning to their success in the field. The development space is rife with change and new skills are coming into demand all the time. With so much flux in the industry, the ability to readily learn new skills has itself become a valuable asset for…

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5 Easy Ways for Software Developers to Stay Relevant

If you’ve spent any amount of time making small talk in the last decade, chances are good you’ve heard “laymen” joking or even outright grumbling about how they can’t keep up with technology these days. Though you may have commiserated with them a bit, the truth is that they see software developers (and, really, anyone…

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The Importance of Effective Communication for Software Developers

When you think of the skill sets most crucial to a software developer, communication may not come immediately to mind. Ask any up-and-coming developer what they’re focused on, and you’ll likely hear about the new technologies they’re exploring, what they’re being certified in, or big projects they’re working through. What is sadly lacking in this…

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