Author: James P. Gardner

Three Ways to Prepare for the Tight IT Labor Market

by James P. Gardner on May 30, 2017


If you are hiring technology professionals, you are certainly not alone. For example, Web Developers are one of the fastest growing occupations, with a projected 26.6 percent increase in the number of jobs by 2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Web Developers are just a fraction of the estimated 4.4 million IT jobs […]


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The 4 Fastest Growing Technology Trends for 2014

by James P. Gardner on April 30, 2014


The immense expansion of technology is not just limited to its own industry anymore. Technology has become an integral part to how every organization operates and its individual departments are dependent upon it. For example, marketing relies heavily on consumer and client data and the ability to capture and analyze information in order to communicate […]


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Ensuring BYOD Security Within the Enterprise

by James P. Gardner on August 20, 2013


Corporations are facing one of the most significant security challenges in today’s workplace: the bring your own device (or BYOD) phenomenon. With most employees more mobile than ever, in theory productivity is increased exponentially:  email, calendars, and apps are made available to employees’ devices, eliminating the need to be tied to an office. Responding to […]


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The Baby Boomer Impact on the Workplace

by James P. Gardner on June 5, 2013


According to the US Census Bureau, a Baby Boomer is a person who was born during the demographic post-World War II baby boom between the years 1946 and 1964.  The issue has been around for many years, but the impact of the Baby Boomer Generation on the workforce is being felt now more than ever. In today’s volatile […]


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IT Contractor Longevity: What Is It and How Do You Achieve It?

by James P. Gardner on May 22, 2013


Without question the economic climate of today’s IT market has made it more challenging than ever to source, and more specifically, retain the high-skilled contractor. The market has swayed in the contractor’s favor, providing ample opportunity across a wide array of industry sub-sectors. Once the phase of recruiting and hiring a candidate has passed, how […]


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IT Consulting Firm vs.VMS Program

by James P. Gardner on March 4, 2013


What are the benefits of working with an IT consulting firm versus a VMS Program? VMS (Vendor Management System) Programs are (typically) web-based applications that act as a mechanism for businesses to manage and procure a wide array of staffing services. While their inception is nothing new, the widespread adoption of the VMS, specifically by […]


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