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How to Select the Proper Technology Stack for a Project – Part 3

In this three-part series, you’ll learn the process of selecting a tech stack for a project. This blog dives into developer resources.

How to Select the Proper Technology Stack for a Project – Part 2

Learn about selecting programming languages in part two of the series on the process of selecting a tech stack for a project.

How to Select the Proper Technology Stack for a Project – Part 1

With every new project, you must start by selecting the most appropriate technology stack to help it succeed. Learn how to choose.

Rated: IT Shops Will Leverage Their Knowledge of Legos® to Build Enterprise Systems

William Klos wrote about Legos as a template for enterprise systems in Centric’s series on business/technology trends of 2014. How did he do?

Modeling Your Applications Based on Airport Operations: Yes, Even the TSA Part

William Klos uses the experience of standing in line at the airport as an example for building scaleable, distributed applications.

Micro-location with Beacons: Navigating the way with Mobility, Big Data, and the Cloud

A presentation from William Klos on how beacons can positively impact customer service, revenue generation and operational efficiency.

Doubling Down on a New Language

Being involved in tech is to deal with a constant barrage of "the next big thing", fads and trends and no shortage of missed opportunities where we all could have been billionaires several times over if we'd just picked that

IT Shops Will Leverage Their Knowledge of Legos® to Build Enterprise Systems

This post is part of a series - 14 Business and Technology Trends to Look for in 2014.  Containers and the Composable Enterprise Abstract In order to compete at the ever-quickening speed of business, IT shops need to discard the legacy ways

Centric Radar Scope

What is Radar Scope? The I&R (Innovation & Research) Radar Scope is a bit of transparency showing the technologies about which we are currently interested. It is not meant to be a comprehensive list of everything in the marketplace (progress

The Amazonian Gambit

Ahhh, vacation! Time to do the things I've been wanting/needing to do for a while. First up is upgrading my OS. Next up, is gathering requirements for my next "super money making idea" - the first 5 of which entail

Battle of the Bands (Business Models)

Let's compare a couple of bands: Radiohead vs. The Eagles. Wait, wait, wait...I know what you're saying. There is no category in the world in which these two can be compared. Different genres, different fan bases, different eras - this

Curves Ahead and You Have No Brakes. What Do You Do?

"One day I feel - I'm ahead of the wheel and the next it's rolling over me. I can get back on. I can get back on." -- Neil Peart, Far Cry, Snakes & Arrows, 2007 There comes a day,