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Use Nessus To Harden Your Cybersecurity

Use Nessus To Harden Your Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity should be baked into the onset of IT and product development processes. Additionally, treating cybersecurity as an afterthought opens your organization up to vulnerabilities and risk. Therefore hardening your IT product cybersecurity with a tool like...

2022: The Year So Far Tech Review

2022: The Year So Far Tech Review

There’s been a lot of innovation, software and product releases in the past six months alone. So, we are rounding up the best tech review and engineering releases for the first half of 2022. The tech forecast for 2022 was heavily influenced by how the world adjusted...

Why Process Automation Is Critical For Engineering

Why Process Automation Is Critical For Engineering

Process automation releases your engineers for the work their brains are intended for. That work is creativity and problem-solving.  By implementing process automation, you improve the team’s morale. Firstly, they get more focus time for deep work and designing better...

The Best CAD Laptop 2022

The Best CAD Laptop 2022

For decades, mechanical CAD (MCAD) has heavily relied on top of the range workstations, resources and graphics cards. Now, users are moving to more portable options, it’s no surprise they're searching for the best CAD laptop. Previously, desktop and laptop CAD users...

Deep Work Improves Engineers’ Productivity

Deep Work Improves Engineers’ Productivity

In this blog we'll explore how the principle of Deep Work by Cal Newport can improve your engineers productivity. Does it feel harder for you to focus on your creative, technical work? When I speak to engineers or management staff and ask this question, the answer...

Single Pane of Glass Dashboards: What are they?

Single Pane of Glass Dashboards: What are they?

There’s simply too much information.  We all know this.  So how can the “single pane of glass” (SPOG) dashboard simplify quantitative data? And why is data driven analytics of interest to companies? Every day, more data arrives in our inbox – text messages, reports,...

Atlassian Team 22 Announcements – Part 2/2

Atlassian Team 22 Announcements – Part 2/2

Welcome back to Atlassian Team 22 Announcements This follow up blog deep dives into even more exciting Atlassian Team 22 updates announced in Las Vegas, April 2022.  Read part 1, then explore part 2 below. Part 2 provides a deeper review on Atlassian’s DevOps...

How Workflow Integration Boosts Engineering Productivity

How Workflow Integration Boosts Engineering Productivity

How to solve the problem that hides in plain sight Engineers rarely talk about “workflow integration” for items like CAD files or project data management (PDM). They’re too busy doing their jobs! However, that exact mindset presents a major issue. Many engineers think...

Is The IT Department Really “Dead?”

Is The IT Department Really “Dead?”

“It’s Time to Get Rid of the IT Department.”  That was the title of an opinion piece recently published in the Wall Street Journal.  Provocative?  Sure.  My answer to this is not “yes,” but many of the author’s points are valid.  The Same Old IT Department? No, the IT...

Data Engineering vs Data Science

Data Engineering vs Data Science

The Crucial Importance of Data Engineering October 14, 2021 Data Engineering vs Data Science The terms “Data Science” and “Data Engineering” are often used interchangeably.  Years ago, Data Science was the term that encompassed most of the data related activities...

Optimal Continuous Integration Practices (Part 1)

Optimal Continuous Integration Practices (Part 1)

Continuous Integration (CI) is a critical piece of any company’s software development practices, and usually the first effort on the road to DevOps. Within optimal continuous integration practices, engineers submit and test new developments against the main body of...