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Behavioral Best Practices for Launching a Tech Career

by | Sep 26, 2022 | Exelaration

The desire to switch careers can result in the combination of so many human emotions: frustration, excitement, anxiety, and, most importantly, motivation. Most of us at one point or another ponder...

Build Vs. Buy – The Definitive Guide

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Exelaration

So, it’s time for your business to invest in a shiny new piece of software. One of the first decisions you will need to make is whether you are going to...

What Every Employer Keeps Doing Wrong

by | Jun 29, 2022 | Exelaration

Businesses spend lots of money upgrading technology, streamlining their operations, and making the workplace great. Over decades, these investments have radically improved these areas to the point they’re unrecognizable from the...

Streamlining Developer On-boarding with Containerization

by | May 03, 2022 | Exelaration

Anyone who has worked in technology for even a short period of time has heard these words: “but it worked on my machine.” One of the more painful experiences for an...

Cybersecurity Myths You Should Stop Believing

by | Nov 08, 2021 | Exelaration

You hear about it in the news all the time: “This company just got hacked and had a major security breach!” Some think if companies made their security practices more difficult,...

Top Work from Home Apps for Staying Productive

by | Oct 20, 2021 | Exelaration

Remember when working from home was the sparkly unicorn of workplace perks, reserved for the favored few? The pandemic levelled the playing field as most of us headed home, laptop in...

Student Voices: Git Into it – An Overview of Git

by | Sep 15, 2021 | Internships

Version control is at the core of every software project; to efficiently develop in a team, you must be able to work asynchronously and avoid stepping on each other’s toes. Additionally,...

Why Your Developers Are Leaving

by | Sep 09, 2021 | Exelaration

“Big Chief’s gotta move on.” This is a family saying in our house, and we don’t really know why. When it’s time to leave or switch activities, we use this phrase...

Student Voices: Your Website’s Front End, Explained

by | Aug 18, 2021 | Exelaration

There is a lot that goes into the development of a website, far more than can be expressed in this single blog post. But for those interested in understanding the process,...

Why Forward-Thinking Startups Are Outsourcing Their Tech Projects

by | Jun 17, 2021 | Digital Service Delivery

Exelaration partners with lots of companies, but recently we have noticed an undeniable shift in our client base. A new type of client has emerged – the startup – and it’s...

The ELITE Grant’s Impact on Region 2 Employers

by | Jun 10, 2021 | Exelaration

The Experiential Learning in Tech Employment (ELITE) Grant has launched as Virginia’s first ever work-based learning grant for mentored software developers. These two inaugural projects engage student engineers from Virginia Tech...

Does Your Team Have a Ban on Learning?

by | Feb 17, 2021 | Exelaration

The quote landed with a thud. “On our project, we don’t want anyone learning on the job.” Someone said this to me in a meeting, and I couldn’t get it out...

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