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Artificial Intelligence -- It is Advancing Dramatically, But Most Say It is Still in Its Infancy

Posted by:whitridge
12 October 2016 0

I was in my normal spot on Sunday evening trying to catch the wrap up of the football games on “Football Night in America,” when I came upon a segment of “60 minutes” that captivated me while educating me on the advances technology has made in artificial intelligence. Much of what I saw filled me with optimism, yet a lingering question left me with a slight tinge of fear. Let’s review the story in a capsulated version: The first large public display of AI (artificial intelligence...

Two Premier Project Coordinators Share Best Practices

Posted by:whitridge
27 September 2016 0

Recently we asked two of our top Project Coordinator Consultants their opinion on project coordination best practices, the biggest challenges they face as Project Coordinators, and more. You'll find their insight below.  Q: What education/training do you think best prepares you for a role as a Project Coordinator?  Teresa:  Time Management Principles; Project Management Principles; Systems Development Project Life cycle methodologies; Interpersonal Relationship trainin...

A “For Profit” Technical School takes a Big Hit or Do We?

Posted by:whitridge in Technology Careers
13 September 2016 0

ITT Technical Institute, well known in the 90’s for its aggressive ads on television espousing the demand for Architects, Structural and Civil Engineers along with Computer Aided Designers, implying an unending demand for people with the skill they trained, has met its untimely death. What caused their demise was continuous, inappropriate, and unsupportable claims of placement rates, earnings capabilities, and almost a guarantee of a job after graduation, along with violation of regulations of...

Whitridge Associates, Inc. makes Staffing Industry Analysts list of Fastest-Growing Firms for Second Consecutive Year

Posted by:whitridge in Business & Technology
31 August 2016 0

BOSTON, MA – September 1, 2016 – Whitridge Associates, Inc., a leader in business and technology staffing solutions has been named to the Staffing Industry Analysts Fastest-Growing U.S. Staffing and Talent Engagement Firms list for the second year consecutively. Whitridge’s impressive 20.5% percent compounded growth between 2011 and 2015 put the firm at number 95 out of 112 on the list. The median CAGR for the top ten firms on the list was 72.6% and for the full list was 30.3%.   ...

Meet Your Whitridge IT Recruiter

30 August 2016 0

Meet Your Whitridge IT Recruiter NAME: Luis Gallo TITLE: Staffing Specialist  YEARS W/ WHITRIDGE: 2 In the third installment of Meet Your Whitridge IT Recruiter, we are thrilled to introduce you to Luis Gallo, a Staffing Specialist here at Whitridge Associates. Luis brings professionalism and a sense of humor to our team and we are so happy he is part of the Whitridge family.  Q: What is your background both educationally and professionally? And how did that lead you to IT r...

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