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Think IT Leadership Meeting-RPA

At our most recent Think IT Leadership Group Meeting we learned the key to successfully incorporating RPA within an organization and what you need to know before you make this decision.  I want to thank George Tegeler, Senior RPA Development Manager at BMO Financial, for leading a very informative meeting on RPA- Robotic Process Automation.…

Is Agile Methodologies Worth the Investment?

Is Agile Worth the Investment?

Business leaders are increasingly recognizing the importance of agile methodologies. When deployed properly, agile can improve efficiency, transparency, and performance of teams throughout an organization. More than 70% of organizations surveyed by the Project Management Institute reported using agile approaches for projects at least some of the time. Yet while organizations may see the value…

Trends for IT Leaders to Follow in 2020

Trends for IT Leaders to Follow in 2020

In the past 10 years, we have seen significant advancements and dramatic changes within IT. It’s hard to remember a time before organizations used technologies like tablets and smartphones, cloud-computing platforms, AI chatbots and assistants, and 4G (soon to be 5G) networks. What innovations and developments can we expect as we begin 2020? Keep an…

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Skills Gap Grew 12% Since Last Year

Companies are struggling to find the skilled talent they need to fill open positions. The skills gap grew by 12% since last year, according to the results of a 2019 survey of human resource leaders, conducted by Wiley Education Services. In response to the question, “Is there a skills gap in your organization right now?”…

Advantages of Employing Military Spouses

Advantages of Employing Military Spouses

When active duty service members transition out of the military and into the civilian workforce, they can encounter obstacles. Companies that want to hire veterans may not know how, and veterans may have difficulty communicating their skills and experience to hiring managers. But resources do exist to help veterans find civilian employment, and many employers…

Best Practices for Evolving and Scaling DevOps

Best Practices for Evolving and Scaling DevOps

Launching a DevOps transformation within your organization takes time, patience, and buy-in from leaders in both software development (Dev) and operations (Ops) teams. The DevOps model promises improved efficiency, agility, and security, but a successful transition won’t happen overnight. Evolving and growing DevOps in your organization will be a gradual, multi-step process. The 2018 State…

The Evolving Role of the Modern CIO: No Longer Technologists, but Performance Strategists

The Evolving Role of the Modern CIO: From Technologists to Strategists to Revenue Generators

With technology and business goals overlapping more than ever before, CIOs are becoming strategic partners to other C-suite executives and evolving from technologists to revenue generators and strategists. In their elevated role, CIOs are in the driver’s seat – pushing toward innovation and digital transformation, developing new products/services, optimizing efficiency, and seizing new opportunities. As…

The Evolving Role of the Modern CIO: No Longer Technologists, but Performance Strategists

National Survey Reveals CIOs Must Prioritize Revenue-Generating Initiatives, Leadership and Mentorship to Gain Competitive Edge

York Solutions, a veteran-owned IT consulting firm that uses a non-transactional, value-based approach to provide clients with custom workforce solutions to fit their business needs to successfully complete IT projects, announced findings from a national survey that explored the role of the CIO and the challenges and opportunities that come with the position.  In the second-annual report, the IT workforce…