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How to Become an Independent Contractor

How to Become an Independent Contractor

Frustrated with the longer time it can take them to find new jobs, many older workers are thinking about setting themselves up as independent consultants . However, they don’t all realize that involves more than technical smarts: A lack of business and marketing acumen will doom even the most […] Click to view full article

How To Decide How Much To Charge For Your Services

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How To Decide How Much To Charge For Your Services By Carl Angotti, Sr. PATCA Certified Consultant 4/10/18 This article is based on my years of working on the New Consultants Roundtable, and what I have heard from others regarding how to set the price you can charge for your services. If you are a […]

What makes a great project manager?

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by Walt Maclay, President of Voler Systems, a leading provider for electronic design and embedded firmware. A great project manager is able to work with internal resources, vendors, and ultimately the client to deliver requirements that are on schedule, on budget, and to specification. Before starting a project, there should be a well-defined scope of […]

Long range low power wireless communication for IoT

Long range low power wireless

With wide-scale IoT solutions being implemented, we are seeing an emerging set of new long-range low-power wireless technologies being developed. The focus of much IoT innovation is on low power protocols that support remote battery-operated devices which send small amounts of data for a duration from months to years. This talk will provide an overview […]

Subcontracting: Do’s and Don’ts

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Whether you are looking for a new consulting assignment by subcontracting to a larger firm or looking to use subcontractors to expand your business, our panel with outline some important tips and considerations that will help grow your business. Learn: How to identify subcontracting opportunities and build relationships that lead to them Best practices for […]

Full-Stack Web Application Development

Full-Stack Development

Building websites has changed a lot in the last 10 years. In the past, websites were primarily informational, ran off in-house hardware, and required hiring an IT specialist to maintain. Today, websites have replaced entire desktop applications, and allow you to store all of your data in the cloud. Cloud services provide software we used […]