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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

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 […]

Startups: What’s Hot, What’s Not

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Startups play an important role in the Silicon Valley economy. Startup expert Sean Murphy weighs in on technology startups to give us his verdict on which technologies will have a major impact and which ones are stagnating. He will summarize startup trends and explore how they connect to the Silicon Valley ecosystem including consultants and […]

Trends in Wearable Medical Devices

Voler Systems develops wearable medical devices

Wearable fitness devices are influencing today’s medical devices that target clinical and everyday applications. Some of the innovation involves new modalities of measurement: for example an iPhone that analyzes your eyeball to determine blood pressure. But fundamentally the challenge has shifted from determining how to make accurate and precise measurements to how to enable a […]

An Overview of Reliability

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Abstract An overview of reliability engineering is presented here to serve as an introductory piece for some, or perhaps as a refresher. Much of the discussion here is general in coverage, and may suggest topics for further investigation. The perspective here is at the electronic product or module level, which typically includes printed circuit board […]

Advanced Development Tools for Software Development Consultants

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This article discusses selecting and configuring a flexible and effective development system which supports overlapping independent software development projects. A thriving software consultancy must be capable of supporting multiple clients over a given period of time. While separate computer systems can be used for each client project, in most cases this is an unnecessary capital […]

So You’re Running an Event !

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So You’re Running An Event ! by Joel Williams, Sr CPC Maybe a client has tasked you with running an event to showcase a product rollout or you are running a training course on how to hack self driving cars, or maybe for a church or another volunteer group.  Lets take look at what is […]