What Works and What Works Better
Written on February 10, 2012
Today I want to point you guys to a blog post from software engineer John Sonmez. The article is called The Development Pendulum. John makes some excellent points about the nature of development in today’s industry – specifically those who ascribe to agile philosophies such as test-driven development, continuous builds, and pair programming. You should […]
Mark Joins YPO VA
Written on January 25, 2012
Mark is pleased to let us know that his application has been approved for membership in the Young Presidents’ Organization, or YPO. Mark will join some of Virginia’s most dynamic leaders as YPO members, where they are enabled to forge new connections and discuss and develop their ideas.
Social Media, Meet Social Business
Written on November 8, 2011
Don’t mistake social business as “businesses using social media.” Social Business isn’t just social media, using only traditional platforms like Twitter and Facebook. This describes the rise in collaborative software and communication tools being used to allow employees to work together on projects and be more active members in their company and their industry. And in the eyes of many experts, it is the new face of IT.
Gartner’s Top IT Trends for 2012
Written on November 1, 2011
David Cappuccio of Gartner recently gave a keynote on major IT trends in the industry, and what we can expect in 2012. The unifying idea is efficiency.
What’s Your Company’s Strength?
Written on October 25, 2011
Any company that has had success exhibits traits that particularly exemplify their efforts and become something they are known for. Once you have identified that strength, make it your identity. Through it you can define and differentiate your business, something that is more important than ever in the IT industry.
TechRepublic Brings the Consultant Advice
Written on October 14, 2011
TechRepublic is one of our favorite sites out there for news, opinions, and advice on everything IT. And while it’s a fantastic source of information about the industry at large and the major players in the tech world, we’re particularly fond of the site for their particular attention to the IT consulting industry.
Chris Harr at Radford Event
Written on September 22, 2011
Morton Account Executive Chris Harr recently had the opportunity to return to his alma mater Radford University to meet and speak to current students. Radford invited Chris as part of the third annul “Experience Business Casually” career development event, hosted by the Radford College of Business and Economics.
Connecting with Morton
Written on September 20, 2011
IT consulting and recruiting have always been businesses of communication at their heart – making connections between clients and talented IT professionals, ensuring consultants have a network of support, and communicating with our clients to best identify their needs.
The Value of Leadership
Written on September 16, 2011
The vision and leadership of the top executives of a company can make or break even the mightiest of businesses. There have been some timely examples of this in the headlines lately – let’s take a look at a few examples.
All Together Now
Written on July 11, 2011
The reigning days of segmenting a company are behind us. Oh sure, there will always be divisions and departments by necessity, but Morton has other ideas.