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How serverless reduced our costs by 70%

We focused on converting our services into AWS Lambda functions and our workflows into Step Functions Straight after graduation, I joined a startup called Heavywater Inc — and had no idea what was in store for me. The company is focused on using artificial intelligence virtual assistants to enable business process outsourcing, and the the infrastructure is […]

Top 10 benefits of IT outsourcing

If you’re an executive of a small or mid-size company, this information is for to you. Why? Because it can help you make better decisions regarding your business and it can also help you realize that IT outsourcing is the fresh air your company needs. In this day and age, there are just a handful […]

Agile Methodology and How You’re Already Using It

As a project manager, you’re aware that your company needs to keep up with a constantly changing landscape, and traditional methods of project management aren’t always enough. Many companies stay ahead by using leaner, faster, and more experimental ways of driving production. Enter: the agile methodology. There is no one definition of agile methodology. Rather, […]

4 tips to help ‘teleworking’ work for your business

Recently, Toronto Mayor John Tory made headlines when he put out a call to Greater Toronto Area (GTA) employers to consider flexible work options — including work from home — with an aim to reduce impending gridlock pressure while the city plays host to the PanAm and ParaPanAm Games this summer. He also commented that […]

How To Work from the Beach, Or Anywhere You Need To Be

Technology has transformed telecommuting from a drab agoraphobic life, where your cat and your pajamas are your only creature comforts, into a multi-tasking, jet-setting lifestyle whose only tie is to a strong data connection. Whether you’re running your coffee-roasting business from a smartphone while traversing the globe in search of the perfect bean or you […]

Telework: Not Just For Moms And Millennials

Many people may think of a “remote worker” as a harried mom in her bathrobe or a 20-something at a coffee shop. But that image doesn’t actually reflect who is working outside the office, according to a new study. A remote worker, someone who does most of their work outside of their employer’s location, is […]

Teleworking Helps Mothers “Lean In”

This story originally appeared in Psychology Today. National Telework Week buzzed about, ironically, bans on telecommuting. Last week, Best Buy announced the end of its work-at-home program known as ROWE (results-only-work-environment), on the heels of Yahoo’s ban on remote work a week before. Then snowstorms hit the midwest and east coast, closing schools and businesses, […]

The Remote Work Revolution

<img class=”progressiveMedia-noscript js-progressiveMedia-inner” src=”https://cdn-images-1.medium.com/max/1600/0*bVTgxSGYg6OO80_d.”> Ask yourself a question. If you didn’t have to go to work today, get dressed in that uncomfortable office attire, fight the traffic or go through a hectic same day-to-day commute, to sit at your desk while you complete that stressful project. If that wasn’t a key requirement of making a […]

Scaled Agile Framework: What Is It And How Do You Use It?

Scaled Agile Framework, also known as SAFe, is an enterprise-scale development methodology, developed by Scaled Agile. SAFe combines Lean and Agile principles within a templated framework. Proponents of SAFe claim that it provides a significant increase in employee engagement, increased productivity, faster times to market, and overall higher quality. In this article, we’ll dive deeper […]