30 June

As Google Cloud Demand Grows, So Does Training

One of our clients – e-learning company CBT Nuggets – is teaming up with Google to provide online Google Cloud Platform certification training. CBT Nuggets is one of only 13 Google Cloud Platform training partners, and the only to offer self-paced online training. CBT Nuggets trainers Garth Schulte and Ben Finkel have seen demand for […]

25 June

Design Board OKs 58-story Downtown Tower with Changes

This incredible building (shown below) will be the second-tallest skyscraper in Seattle. Last night, the Design Review Board “mostly signed off” on the building’s final contours. Our client – developer Wright Runstad – will revise its permit application, for approval by the director of the Department of Plannning and Development. Ground breaking will take place […]

22 June

Google News Lab Adds Insult to Injury

Google introduced News Lab this week. Journalists already marginalized by “free news” are being told how to do their jobs by the 2nd worst offender. Ballsy or tone deaf. I’ll give Google props for alluding to the increasing importance of “quality journalism.” Google’s efforts to evangelize News Lab would be better served by white papers […]

18 June

Global Innovation Exchange Coming to The Spring District

Our client Wright Runstad has been building The Spring District just outside downtown Bellevue. Estimated at $2.3 billion, it’s a mini-city in its own right. And today the Global Innovation Exchange – a partnership between UW and Tsinghua University (the “MIT School of Engineering” of China) – signed up as The Spring District’s flagship commercial […]

2 June

Will IT Generalists Replace Network Engineering Jobs?

In a world with over 7 billion people, it’s amazing how often we run into the same editors over and over again. Case in point: In 2012 we arranged an interview between Chuck Moozakis – site editor at TechTarget, and Keith Barker – a networking specialist and IT career coach for one of our clients, […]

1 June

Where is the Internet of Things Heading? Cray’s Senior Director of Analytics Comments

We recently had the opportunity to ask Venkat Krishnamurthy – Cray’s Senior Director of Big Data and Analytics – about the rise of sensors in our everyday lives. Which led to a deeper conversation on how the ease of data collection has become the single most important driving factor behind a revolution in data management […]