Tech Trends

9 Donts for Creating a Mobile App

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When we wrote our “Dos” article some time ago, we noted that naturally there would need to be a “Donts” piece to complement it, and this article is the result.  Some of these “donts” are the corresponding opposites of advice we gave in the “dos” article, but others are lessons picked up from simply studying […]

Tools and Technology

10 Dos for Creating a Mobile App

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We naturally understand that an article of “dos” should accompany some “don’ts” so we have a future companion piece to this article coming soon.  But for now, here are ten things you should keep in mind as you build a successful app and the business that will sustain it. Keep a consistent look and feel […]

Career Advancement

Developers: Show off your work!

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While those in more traditional roles can rely on LinkedIn and traditional resumes to advertise their experience and showcase themselves for potential new work, programmers and developers more often use demonstrative (and honestly, fun) ways to show their competencies and potential.  In this article, we’ll discuss some of the best ways to show your work, […]

Tech Trends

5 Marketplace Platforms that Remade Industries

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Today there are so many marketplace platforms, including the biggest one of all – Amazon – that we can sometimes forget that there was a time that not even one of them existed.  They’ve become so integral to our daily lives and such a part of the conversation of business that we now see a […]

Leadership

9 Tips for Tech Project Success

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Managing tech projects to a successful conclusion takes the best contributions from all the members of the team creating the project, but it also takes an aware and thoughtful project manager to bring that best out of everyone.  In this article we will share some ideas for how to make your next (or current!) tech […]

Technology

NYC Nodes: 5 Centers of Startup Influence

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  NYC is a place not only teeming with opportunities for startups, but it also has a diverse and rich infrastructure to support, educate, and finance those startups.  In this article we will share some of our favorite centers of influence in the startup scene in NYC. Incubators Venture Out NYC.  Venture Out provides a […]

Talent Strategy

Why smart companies are hiring from boot camps

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  This year, more than 20,000 people will graduate from coding boot camps in North America alone.  These boot camps can cost anywhere between $10k-$20k and last from 8-14 weeks.  While there are part-time offerings, the overwhelming majority of graduates come from full-time programs, in which they spend 10-12 hours per day, at least 5 […]

Talent Strategy

7 Ways to Screen Out Bad Attitudes

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  According to a 2015 study, while 46% of new hires failed with 18 months, a whopping 89% of those failures came as a result of poor attitudes.  Part of this is due to the fact that we can sometimes focus on technical competence and valid experience rather than attitude, which shows up in someone’s temperament, […]