Apollo software engineer Margaret Hamilton receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Obama awarded his last Presidential Medal of Freedom — the highest US honor given to a civilian — in a packed ceremony on Tuesday, according to The New York Times. Margaret Hamilton, the woman behind the onboard flight software for NASA Apollo lunar modules and command modules, was among […]

IT Talent Gap Grows with Tech Roles Second Hardest to Fill Globally

– 40% of employers report difficulties filling roles overall — the most severe talent shortage since the recession– IT roles jump 7 places in the global ranking, marking strong increase in demandMILWAUKEE, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Employers are experiencing the most acute talent shortage since 2007, with IT Staff ranking […]

​IT Teams of Tomorrow – ​Part ​1

IntroductionWhat does it take to build a successful team? Experienced professionals? Enthusiastic new blood? Or a mixture of the two? Manchester United’s supremely talented young team was written off in 1995 by BBC football pundit Alan Hansen, who famously pronounced: ‘You can’t win anything with kids’. Sir Alex Ferguson’s side, featuring David Beckham, Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs, went […]