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For the eighth year running, Geneca has been named one of “Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For”.
Effectively communicating requirements and earning stakeholder approval require a combination of technical and soft skills. This article offers ideas on how to present requirements to stakeholders with confidence and win their approval.
Who hasn’t made a bad decision or done something really stupid under stress? Learn how to recognize and handle that stress in our latest StickyMinds article.
Early on the idea of an “Application Economy” was revolutionary. Very few companies embraced the concept that any business, no matter what the industry, should imagine, create, and distribute online tools, apps, or products.
It is no longer “business as usual” for software architects. The “Application Economy” requires all businesses to think and act like nimble software companies in order to keep up with the changing needs of their customers.
A job interview is a common way people decide whether you are a cultural fit and satisfy the requirements of the role. In the second installment of our series in Modern Analyst, “Business Analysis – Getting Back to Basics,” Genecian BA Charlene Ceci explains how the a job interview and the business requirement interview function on the same basic principles.
Everyone is told how important agendas are for keeping meetings on point and on track. So why are so many meetings a waste of time? In Geneca CEO Joel Basgall’s most recent article in Entrepreneur, he explains why agendas may be causing more problems than they are solving.
Success rarely depends on individual contributions. After all, the other teams had terrific players and, for the most part, were bigger and more athletic than your team. Lesson learned? If a team is going to be a winner, players need to trust one another and learn how to work together. They aren’t just on a team. They have to be a team.
When developing a solution, there are constant decisions that need to be made for the team to accomplish the goals of the project. In the first installment of our new Modern Analyst series, Genecian Cathy Brunsting explains how understanding the basics behind a project help the team make better choices when building the solution.
There are times when your employees need to believe that the seemingly impossible can happen. In those moments, you need to be an inspirational leader. In this Entrepreneur article Geneca CEO Joel Basgall gives real life examples to illustrate one of the most important aspects of leadership.
Chess and software have many of the same core principles. Learning about one can help you learn about the other. Genecian Charlie Hill explains the five principles chess and software have in common so that you can improve your game in both.
When founding a business, it is not all about how much funding you can get. It is about getting the right money from the right people. Geneca CEO Joel Basgall explains how your business goals can crumble if you choose the wrong investors in his article in Success.
It’s time for your brand to embrace the tech experience, if only because your competition is already doing it with theirs. Your company may not be a tech company, but what you know and do can be the source to providing a brand-enhancing technology experience. Geneca VP of Marketing Michael Klynstra explains where to start in his latest CMO piece.
Being totally in the moment lets you consistently produce your best results. In his most recent Entrepreneur article, Geneca CEO Joel Basgall explains how to be truly focused and present.
During the extra busy first few weeks of a project, it is easy for some of the small things we need to do to slip our minds. In our latest Top 5 piece, Genecian Clare Anderson lists the top five things to keep in mind when you’re leading a new project team.