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Agile Valley Java MeetUp: GDPR - The Technical Challenges & Opportunities

Posted by Gianni Boscarato on Feb 19, 2018 6:57:29 PM

Last week (Tuesday, February 13th, 2018) Stott and May partnered up with Exonar to host a Java MeetUp which presented the technical challenges and opportunities around the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which I’m delighted to say was hugely successful.

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Tags: Software Development & Architecture

5 'out there' interview questions for Enterprise Architects

Posted by Simeon Evans on Jan 3, 2018 3:02:00 PM

Our latest research entitled 'Does Enterprise Architecture need a re-brand?' has highlighted that 'vision' is one of the key things that business leaders look for when hiring their next 'go to advisor' on all things technical. In fact, 58% of respondants stated it was the number one quality they look for in an Enterprise Architect. But in a backdrop where 52% feel that the role is being watered down, we caught up with Simeon Evans to find out his top 5 - slightly 'out there'- interview questions that draw out the candidates capable of bridging the balance of technology, people and politics to create tangible - short term - value. 

 

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Tags: Software Development & Architecture

When it comes to developers is it all about location, location, location?

Posted by Gianni Boscarato on Jul 12, 2017 5:37:00 PM

Over the last two years around 90% of my day to day activity has been spent talking to developers. It's my job. So it’s safe to say I have had a fair amount of exposure into the thought processes developers go through when it comes to looking for their next role. It's an issue I have been facinated by for some time and to take it to the next level I decided to conduct a survey to get to the bottom of what really attracts developers to a role - the money, the opportunity or the location?

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Tags: Software Development & Architecture