Sales: Business Development Representative

Job Summary As part of Capitol Presence’s on-going strategy to drive growth, we are currently recruiting Business Development Representatives for our Tysons, Virginia headquarters. Business Development Representatives will be responsible for managing leads, networking within assigned accounts, and driving revenue through the sale of  Capitol Presence’s services and solutions. This position is designed to prepare […]

How serverless reduced our costs by 70%

We focused on converting our services into AWS Lambda functions and our workflows into Step Functions Straight after graduation, I joined a startup called Heavywater Inc — and had no idea what was in store for me. The company is focused on using artificial intelligence virtual assistants to enable business process outsourcing, and the the infrastructure is […]

Why Move To The Cloud? 10 Benefits Of Cloud Computing

Simply put, cloud computing is computing based on the internet. Where in the past, people would run applications or programs from software downloaded on a physical computer or server in their building, cloud computing allows people access to the same kinds of applications through the internet. When you update your Facebook status, you’re using cloud […]

Agile Methodology and How You’re Already Using It

As a project manager, you’re aware that your company needs to keep up with a constantly changing landscape, and traditional methods of project management aren’t always enough. Many companies stay ahead by using leaner, faster, and more experimental ways of driving production. Enter: the agile methodology. There is no one definition of agile methodology. Rather, […]

4 tips to help ‘teleworking’ work for your business

Recently, Toronto Mayor John Tory made headlines when he put out a call to Greater Toronto Area (GTA) employers to consider flexible work options — including work from home — with an aim to reduce impending gridlock pressure while the city plays host to the PanAm and ParaPanAm Games this summer. He also commented that […]

How To Work from the Beach, Or Anywhere You Need To Be

Technology has transformed telecommuting from a drab agoraphobic life, where your cat and your pajamas are your only creature comforts, into a multi-tasking, jet-setting lifestyle whose only tie is to a strong data connection. Whether you’re running your coffee-roasting business from a smartphone while traversing the globe in search of the perfect bean or you […]

Scaled Agile Framework: What Is It And How Do You Use It?

Scaled Agile Framework, also known as SAFe, is an enterprise-scale development methodology, developed by Scaled Agile. SAFe combines Lean and Agile principles within a templated framework. Proponents of SAFe claim that it provides a significant increase in employee engagement, increased productivity, faster times to market, and overall higher quality. In this article, we’ll dive deeper […]

10 Reasons you Should be Using Agile

One of the biggest surprises of my career has been the slow adoption of agile development. I don’t understand why most development isn’t done using the Agile approach, because the benefits are compelling. In this post, I will review my definition of agile since there are so many variations of the methodology available. I will […]

What Makes Waterfall Software Development Model Fail in Many Ways?

Studies have shown that in over 80% of the investigated and failed software projects, the usage of the Waterfall methodology was one of the key factors of failure. But why? Phases in the Classical Waterfall Software Development Model As shown in the image, when deploying the waterfall methodology there is a strict sequential chain of […]