Category: Management

Succeeding with The Offshore Development Model (ODM)

It is appropriate to start with my favorite quote on the subject from Michael Jordan: “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” The Challenge Adopting a successful Offshore Development Model (ODM) is an ‘Everest’ many companies are afraid to climb. If you are budget-conscious enterprise, keeping the delicate balance between the quality of… Read more

Why I Choose To Be A HERO

I’ve been at digital communications agencies in one form or another for many, MANY years. In that time frame, I have been shown, and exposed to, countless philosophies relating to how organizations should pursue new business and manage its existing client relationships. Constantly learning new monikers, mantras and acronyms has certainly proved tedious over the… Read more

Leveraging the Cloud to Build Agile Development Environments [Video]

Flexibility, speed, and cost savings are some of the important benefits of migrating your business operations to the cloud. Ayantek Senior Technical Architect, Victor Juri helps clients identify opportunities in the cloud and plan strategies for maximizing them. In this short video, Victor shares insights into leveraging the cloud to build agile development environments and make better… Read more

The 11 commandments of football – for Managers

A few months back Bill Parcells, the great NFL coach outlined 11 commandments for quaterbacks. I thought this list had a lot of relevance to managers as much as it did to football quarterbacks. Here’s my adapted version of the 11 commandments for managers: 1. Ignore other opinions: Focus on the important stuff. As a… Read more