Walling Info Systems had the pleasure of updating an out of date golf league management software application for Twilight Golf League located in NY earlier this year. The application was so out of date that it was only able to run on Windows versions prior to XP. Twilight Golf League uses the software to keep track of overall team scores, handicaps, match results, etc. Our job was to rewrite the software making it compatible with newer versions of Windows operating systems.
Tuesday, 4/22/2014, Joe Walling gave the “What’s Next” presentation to the Greenville Tech CPT Senior Project class. The presentation was about what these IT students can do to optimize their chances of finding meaningful work soon after graduation. Most of these principles also apply throughout one’s career.
As we swim forward in the ocean of technology, forceful currents are pulling at each and every industry – specifically organizational leaders. While legacy product maintenance demands attention, the winds of change yank us to and fro between how much “reasonable” programming investments should cost, delicately balanced against how the life cycle of the product plays out.
Job postings for development staff have increased in the last 18 months with IT unemployment at an all-time low. Developer salaries saw a 7% increase in the past year according to the RHT Salary Survey. What is the going rate? Can your organization compete for the top talent?