What is firmware? Remember the back-in-the-day anxiety associated with getting a new printer, bringing it home, plugging it in and crossing your fingers? Yeah, I don’t like to think about it either. Generally, the reason that ‘stupid printer’ sat idly, no matter how many times you pressed the Print command, was because it couldn’t talk […]
One of the most common questions that a hiring manager processes when she hires a software engineering consultant is, ‘Should they work from my office or remotely?’ As with most business decisions, the answer is, ‘It depends.’ What we’ve found in our 22 years of experience is that three potential working arrangements can be characterized […]
We had around 100 people attend the 2017 IQ Inc. Open House on Thursday May 11th! It was a wonderful event attended by clients, prospects, vendors, previous IQ employees, current IQ employees, and their loved ones. Celebrating the move to our new office space in Monroeville with hot hor d’oeuvres, cold beer, and great company. […]
“Our plan is to invent some sort of doohickey that everyone wants to buy.” -Pointy-Haired Boss, Dilbert Thousands of lines of code…dozens of people…customer deadlines…budget constraints. What could possibly go wrong? The short answer is – a lot can go wrong with a lengthy, complex software development project. Development methodologies and tools have evolved to […]
The competition for top-tier software development talent has never been tighter, and it’s forecasted to get even more challenging. ‘Lone-wolf’ web developers and designers abound, but true full-stack software engineers and consulting firms that possess this expertise are in scarce supply. The impact of this shortage is compounded as schedules collapse and budgets shrink, all […]
We are all moved in to our new office space! The dust has settled and the boxes have been unpacked – take a look at some pictures of our new collaboration-friendly space! Featuring 3 conference rooms, an open-air working space, and plenty of room to grow!