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2017 Hiring Trends for Job Seekers!

In 2016, we heard many employers say that they struggled to find talented candidates to fill their roles. The good news for job seekers is that employers are looking for top talent and will know a strong candidate when they see one. Here are just a few hiring trends to keep an eye out for in 2017,...

14th Anniversary Message

Today, December 19th, is a day that I will always remember.  14 years ago today, Trillium opened its doors and began providing consulting service to our clients.   I am honored to say that 14 years later, we are actively working with our first client.  I would like to thank eac...

5 Goals of a PM

These goals are generic to all industries and all types of projects. I set these 5 goals for every project I manage. Goal 1: Finish on time This is the oldest but trickiest goal in the book. It’s the most difficult because the requirements often change during the project and the schedule ...

What’s the difference between a user story and a task?

Well that’s an easy question, I thought. I began to think and realized it wasn’t actually such an easy difference after all. I’d been using the two terms, "user story' and “task” for years, and they seemed pretty distinct in my head. User stories were on the ...

How You Gather Requirements Sends a Message!

You are the customer and I am the consultant working with you to develop some software changes for your packaged software. As the consultant I can take two approaches for gathering requirements: Option #1: “What would you like?” An open-ended question that will generate a lot of feed...

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