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IBM's Global Cloud Computing

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In 2013, cloud computing really took off and this year IBM plans to invest $1.2 billion to expand its global cloud infrastructure. The company will add 15 data centers worldwide, giving IBM a total of 40 around the globe data centers dedicated to cloud services. IBM SoftLayer CEO Lance Crosby says that they “want the world to understand that cloud is transformational for IBM”.

Google Offering More Mobile App Back End Development

Google

Earlier this month, Google announced the offering of two updated frameworks to run necessary back-end infrastructure of mobile applications. What does this mean exactly? It means more freedom for developers to concentrate on the more innovative parts of their work. 

The IT Talent Shortage

skillsAccording to Code.org, by 2020 there will be 1 million more computing jobs than computer science students. Finding truly qualified talent is hard now and it's only going to get worse. Check out this article at crn.com.

This underscores the imporatnce of encouraging a focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), paricularly for our state and region. The needs are great and will only become more severe over the coming years.

If you have the right stuff, check out our job openings right now.

Gliffy

gliffy

Looking for a good cloud based alternative drawing tool? Look no further than Gliffy!  It's a simple and effective tool that we find quite helpful. 

Don't Wait 4 It

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Everyone experiences waiting in that unbelievably long line at the DMV at least once a year. It seems that no matter how early you want to get there, you still wait 2+ hours to get your tag or license renewed. What if there was a service that someone could provide to the people of Jefferson County to hold their spot in line until they arrived at the DMV at 7:45am? This would reduce your typical 2+ hour wait, to a measly 30 minute wait.