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February 15, 2019

Last month, we attended the fourth annual Villanova Women in Tech conference, sponsored by Villanova's School of Business (VSB). From hearing the amazing story of Eloise Young, Philadelphia Gas Works SVP, during the keynote, to presenting on and participating in panel...

January 31, 2019

For this month's post, we've decided to forgo publishing a traditional, text-based blog and instead, include a link to the video of a presentation on NLP that we provided at the 4th annual Villanova Women in Tech Conference. It was such an honor to have participated in...

December 20, 2018

For as vital as the sales engineering (SE) role is to fill, it’s also a fairly challenging one - anyone who has ever been tasked with scouting for or hiring SEs understands this firsthand. In our personal experiences, we routinely receive inquiries for SE referrals and...

November 23, 2018

Amazon's recent announcement to open part of its HQ2 here in the DMV has certainly created a local buzz. Resultant discussion topics have included everything from the mass influx of new jobs, to the revitalization of the Crystal City area (now branded as National Landi...

October 26, 2018

Chatbots have officially descended upon us in the commercial marketplace, aiding consumers in banking, retail, education, and healthcare, among others. Even though they don’t appear to have (yet) fully entered the DC market, those working in the region have undoubtedly...

September 8, 2018

Anyone working in the DC tech ecosystem who has not been in a sales engineering or a systems engineering role has most likely worked or interacted with someone from one or both disciplines. To many, these roles initially appear to be unrelated – most likely because the...

August 20, 2018

In the book ‘The Innovator’s Dilemma’, Harvard Business School (HBS) professor Clayton Christensen explains why the failure to adopt new, ‘disruptive’ technologies has caused successful, established businesses to lose significant market footing or go out of business al...

July 12, 2018

Information systems have become the drivers behind the branches and departments that constitute the US Federal Government. Architecting, developing, implementing, and maintaining these systems translates into big business for the system integration (SI) community and f...

June 29, 2018

Earlier this week, we attended a conference focused on the intersection of the Internet-of-Things (IoT) and the Department of Defense (DoD). We heard from multiple organizations that are actively delivering solutions at this intersection, from traditional engineering f...

May 26, 2018

Innovation and entrepreneurship might not be the first terms that come to mind when thinking of the region in the US that is commonly referred to as the ‘DMV’ (ie, the District of Columbia and adjacent parts of Maryland and Virginia). These geographic locations are tig...

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