Thank goodness for our thumbs. Had we, as humans, evolved differently, we never would have been able to grasp objects, hitchhike for a ride, or affirm our positive feelings quite the same way.
Today’s CIO is under assault. It seems that with every new product release, innovation or cloud service, there’s an endless cascade of vendors who claim they can help you do it better, smarter, and faster. It’s enough to make the most mild-mannered technology executive want to unplug, and run for the hills.
There’s a technology wave that is sweeping through Mexico’s universities – a megatrend that is adding more than 125,000 fresh technology graduates to the Mexican IT scene each year.
If you are reading this blog, you certainly understand that there’s a key difference between building your Enterprise app because someone thought it would be a “fun” idea; and truly building an application to the exacting standards that will ensure your mobile platform will answer the challenges laid by your internal or external stakeholders for the long haul.
Finding the right mobile developer can be challenging, whether you are looking for someone to join an existing team or someone to spearhead a new project. However, this process doesn't have to be painful and time consuming. On the contrary, it can be straightforward if you consider these quick tips.
It’s an age-old question of service delivery organizations: Is the work we are performing today of sufficient quality to ensure an ongoing partnership tomorrow?
Often, this understanding can be a moving target -- particularly for businesses that don’t take time out from executing to quality-check the status of the overall relationship. The Agile process -- which we use here at iTexico to ensure positive outcomes -- is GREAT at managing the former, but not so awesome at gauging the latter.
Ask anybody of a “certain age” what he or she believes is the value proposition of Mexico, and likely, you’ll find the answers track two opposing, yet time-honored, stereotypes: That of a verdant, tropical and romantic vacation destination – or as a hotbed for lawlessness, danger and violence.
Even fewer would take note of a third, more emergent personality – one that soon may relegate these extremes as outliers, and position Mexico as the new worldwide hub for technology and logistics.
Though more than a quarter of the computing workforce in 2016 is now comprised of women, just two percent of those who engineer and program are of Hispanic origin, according to the National Center for Women & Information Technology. An event starting this week in Guadalajara seeks to help change all that.
You’ve undoubtedly heard the oft-repeated nugget about the definition of insanity – about how it’s performing the same wayward actions, over and over again, and expecting a different result.
There are times when less, truly, is more.
For example, less debt equals more money in your pocket. A vehicle that weighs less can generally go faster. Fewer choices equals more deliberate decisionmaking. And, in the world of IT resources, outsourcing truly stands as a shining example of the potential power of the “less-is-more” paradigm.