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The 'Thor Effect': Harnessing Your Power

The ‘Thor Effect’ is a mystical experience full of Asgardian power and a result of the use of powerful hammer, called Mjolnir. This may be an accurate depiction of the ‘Thor Effect’ in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but looks a bit different in the workplace. So let’s compare….

Elizabeth Fleming by Elizabeth Fleming

Consulting for Success

Consulting with clients to improve business outcomes or solve technical problems can be very rewarding work.  There are several traits required for a consultant to be successful when engaging with clients, here are the aspects that I tend to notice.

Nick Rustad by Nick Rustad

International Project Management Day

International Project Management Day is celebrated on the first Thursday of November to recognize all the individuals in the profession that help dreams and ideas become reality.

International Project Management honors the selfless people that are brave enough to make the tough calls, to have the radical candor conversations, and that constantly look to improve the ways that keep projects on track, within budget, and to the quality standards that their stakeholders expect.

Jaime Velez by Jaime Velez

We Got This!

Someone recently asked me what is it that I love the most about consulting.

My immediate response was to chuckle and then I said: “Who said I love consulting?”

But after reflecting a bit on that question I’ve come to realize that what I have is a Love-Hate relationship with consulting.

Let me tell you more.

Jaime Velez by Jaime Velez

The Great Realignment

Much has been written lately about a phenomenon being dubbed as the “Great Resignation”.

But how come no one is talking about the flip side of this coin? Why is no one shining the light on what this phenomenon really means as a whole?

 I’d argue that the so-called “Great Resignation” 2021 should truly be considered the “Great Realignment.

Jaime Velez by Jaime Velez

We Don’t Need Project Managers

According to the Project Management Institure (PMI) there will be a huge demand and talent gap for project managers by the year 2027. Digital transformation initiative is further driving up this demand. But organizations don't really need project managers. They need something else.

Jaime Velez by Jaime Velez

Pandemic Work Life Reflections One Year Later

I can’t believe it has been one year since we packed up our things and began to work remotely due to the strengthening of the global pandemic. That's right, just twelve short months ago we used to do strange things with friends and team members like shake hands, or give high fives, or eat lunch together without the fear of spreading illness. 

Lubna Quraishi by Lubna Quraishi

2021 North Stars with Brian Willson

I had a great opportunity to talk with Microsoft Vice President Brian Willson about the 2021 North Stars that every technology executive should be considering. We talked about each of these five North Stars: Create digital lines of business Deliver on new revenue or operational savings through AI Get out of the datacenter business Make […]

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Windows Virtual Desktop Insights

In today's webinar, Concurrency CTO Nathan Lasnoski hosted a discussion on Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) with Concurrency Technical Architect Brian Voelz. They discussed how WVD benefits organizations by supporting secure, scalable and efficient work whether end users are in-office or remote. Nathan and Brian walked through how you can leverage WVD to reduce physical desktop costs and increase efficiency by deploying virtual machines in minutes vs. days.

Stephanie Siewert by Stephanie Siewert