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Holding a productive Scrum Meeting

20 July 2015 0 Comments

Author: Mike Chatwin I have heard horror stories from colleagues of daily scrum meetings that run over an hour… STOP IT IMMEDIATELY! A daily meeting running this long becomes a roadblock to several of the basic principles of the Agile Manifesto ( – Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery […]

How Your Company Can Benefit From Staff Augmentation

13 July 2015 0 Comments

Author: Chick Lignell Running a successful business, keeping up with and beating the competition, meeting the needs of your customers and growing your business.  It’s overwhelming what it takes to run a successful business.  There are so many departments that need your attention and one of the most vital parts of any company is its […]

The Great Software Developer Secret

29 June 2015 0 Comments

Author: Dan Bunker Pick any software company and take a stroll through their cubicle farm.  You’ll find developers white boarding out problems, coding and staring at 2 or 3 monitors at a time and occasionally having nerf gun wars.  Most will simply view this environment as a standard software shop but if you take a closer […]

Trouble with Bash Scripting? STG Consulting Can Help

23 June 2015 0 Comments

Unless you have a background working with computer programming, when you hear the term Bash script programming you most likely don’t know what it is. Bash script programming is known for being one of the easiest to learn when it comes to computer scripting languages. But the trick is learning it well, and making the […]

The Importance of Event Tracking

15 June 2015 0 Comments

Author: Josh Porter My name is Josh Porter, and I am a front end developer and have been doing it for the last 10 years. I have development experience in HTML5, CSS3, WordPress, and jQuery. My choice of analytic tracking is Google Analytics. For one, out of the box, Google Analytics is a very powerful tool. […]

Great Ways to Increase the Cost of Your Software

8 June 2015 0 Comments

Author: Jason Gillies After years of writing software I have seen a few areas that are often over looked.  These aren’t hard problems to solve.  But they do require planning.  If you take the time to think through these issues before building your application you will reduce costs for this and future applications. Don’t manage your […]

Hedging Your Bets: How to Know Which Programming Languages to Learn

7 May 2015 0 Comments

Author: Bryan Hansen Early on in my development career I came across a lot of developers who would try and learn multiple languages; at the time, this was typically Java and .Net. I would often ask people as to why they were doing this and usually got a response of, “Well, you never know which language […]

Going Mobile With Your Business

20 April 2015 0 Comments

Author: Ray Hunter How to get your business up to snuff with the latest technology! As Pete Townshend said, “Goin’ mobile…Keep me movin…Mobile, mobile, mobile yeah’”. Pete sure was a head of his time with those lyrics. Let me ask, where do you feel you are at with mobile technology? Is it a technology that keeps […]

The Evolution of the Employee

6 April 2015 0 Comments

Author: Greg Gerber Having spent the better part of 20 years driving talent acquisition strategies within global organizations and small start-ups, I’ve had many opportunities to see and hear how organizations are evolving in the constant fight to attract and retain top talent. In today’s aggressive battle over top talent, there are so many more […]

5 Issues Large IT Organizations Face

26 March 2015 0 Comments

Author: Tim Collinson It is common to read articles and posts which say that the issues that organizations face when developing software are bigger than ever before. However, in many ways we face many of the same issues now as those that were common in 1975 when Fred Brooks wrote his famous essay on issues […]