It’s three o’clock on a Friday afternoon and you are already thinking of the weekend. The manager of your Project Management Office stops by your desk and hands you a project folder with the words, “Don’t worry, it’s a small project.” Rather than putting you at ease, this is a<span. . .
A Proof of Concept is a critical first step leading to conceptual development or implementation of new concepts and capabilities. They can be extremely useful tools to demonstrate if and how vendor solutions may fit client requirements and allow project teams to proceed through vendor selection processes. The methodology outlined below<span. . .
This fourth annual event is a major collaboration between the Small Business Advocacy Council (SBAC) and Jewish B2B Networking (JB2BN) organizations. The SBAC is the Greater Chicagoland’s premier advocacy and networking organization for small and mid-market businesses. JB2BN is the larger Jewish networking group in the Metro Chicago area with<span. . .
At Trexin (like so many other companies), we pride ourselves on our Human Capital. Our people are what we provide to our clients. Their expertise gathered over many years of practical ‘hands-on’ experience, acquired knowledge and stories from the ‘trenches’, defines them, and who we are as a company.
This article was originally published in Cutter IT Journal in June/July 2014. Cutter IT Journal’s June/July 2014 issue was focused on empathy-based design. In that issue, Trexin Co-Founders and Managing Directors, Dale Anderson and Marvin Richardson introduce a framework called "Head, Heart, and Hands" (HHH), which is based on the<span. . .
On October 6th, Trexin hosted its fifth Thriving Through Disruption event in Minneapolis, at the Pittsburgh Blue Steakhouse in Edina’s glamorous Galleria. The event was attended by 12 senior executives from leading Twin Cities businesses in healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, and new media. Marvin Richardson, Managing Director and co-Founder of<span. . .
Collaboration has existed as long as the first person said “can you pass that rock over here?” Since then, it’s only become a more complex endeavor. With the dawn of the information age, the sheer amount of information and the number of channels over which that data is communicated has<span. . .
On August 10, 2014, Trexin’s Glenn Kapetansky was interviewed on “Get Down to Business with Shalom Klein”, a weekly radio talk show (Chicago’s AM 560 WIND) focusing on strategies for success in both business and jobs. The target listening audience is Small and Medium Businesses. Klein, the host, is the<span. . .
Agile Software Development is now thirteen years old. It started with the 2001 Agile Manifesto , although the principles of incremental software development appeared as early as 1957. You may have heard of the various dialects that joined under the Agile umbrella: Rational Unified Process, Scrum
Enterprises and institutions across a variety of industries increasingly depend on external vendor packaged software solutions to rapidly improve support of core business processes, generate revenue and accelerate growth. More times than not, the vendor selection and implementation process is