Capstone IT Recognized on the 2021 Inc 5000 Regionals: Midwest List

Capstone IT Recognized on the 2021 Inc 5000 Regionals: Midwest List

Capstone IT, an Omaha-based IT staffing services and IT solutions company, is proud to officially announce their recognition on the 2021 Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest list of the fastest growing private companies, ranking 239 out of all their honorees. This prestigious award highlights businesses from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin that exhibited exceptional growth over a two-year period.

The Solution to Legacy App Modernization When You Can’t Find Top Talent

The Solution to Legacy App Modernization When You Can’t Find Top Talent

 

Imagine this. Your business has identified a clear bottleneck in your sales process AND a liability for your customer experience: it’s your sales platform and operating system. You’ve relied on legacy platforms for too long and consumer expectations have surpassed what you’re currently providing. Clearly, it’s time to modernize, but you no longer have the in-house talent for legacy app modernization. Worse yet, the local talent pool is scarce for the technical skillsets you need.

4 Tips for Virtual Interviews Can Secure Your Dream Job

4 Tips for Virtual Interviews Can Secure Your Dream Job

There’s some good news for job seekers: companies are finally regaining hiring confidence after uncertainty from the worst days of the pandemic (the coronavirus impact on tech can’t be overstated). A Monster survey shows that 37% of businesses are looking to backfill positions and 35% of employers are planning to fill net-new roles. For tech professionals who remained in secure but unsatisfying jobs, there’s finally some relief from your holding pattern.

How to Screen Candidates for Technical Skills and Hire the Best People

How to Screen Candidates for Technical Skills and Hire the Best People

Is the average hiring process designed to separate the wheat from the chaff? Neil Roseman, former Technology VP of Amazon, suggests that in spite of lofty claims, many stakeholders in the tech world still make decisions based on educational bonafides, basic credentials, and gut feelings. As a result, the talent entering their organization is inconsistent and of varying quality.

On the other hand, organizations that take a meticulous approach to their sourcing, screening, and interviewing strategies can find higher quality people – no matter the size of their enterprise. In our experience, here’s how to screen candidates for technical skills and hire quality people.

4 Business Expenses You Should Never Cut When Optimizing Your Costs

4 Business Expenses You Should Never Cut When Optimizing Your Costs

During challenging times, most organizations are pressured to identify and trim extra expenses as a way of increasing profit margins. The thinking goes that making tough choices today has the potential to encourage greater flexibility and resilience tomorrow. Though leaner organizations are often better equipped to weather crises, making excessive cuts to the wrong activities or programs can hinder growth and adaptability.

How do you achieve business cost optimization without trimming too close to the nail? Start by determining which cuts are off limits. During my recent participation in a TechServe Alliance panel, we identified these four items as expenses you should never eliminate. So, if they’ve been on your mind, it’s time you think again.

Celebrating the Spirit of the Christmas Season with Capstone IT

Celebrating the Spirit of the Christmas Season with Capstone IT

Christmas is a time of real joy and deep meaning for billions of people all over the world, where we honor the birth of Jesus the Savior King more than 2,000 years ago in Bethlehem. In addition to the true spirit of the season, it’s also an opportunity to honor the incredible people in our lives and celebrate the virtuous acts done by our brothers and sisters in the community. So, here are the people and organizations that continue to inspire us this Christmas season.

Capstone IT Earns Local Recognition for World-Class Service in 2021 Best of Omaha Results

Capstone IT Earns Local Recognition for World-Class Service in 2021 Best of Omaha Results

Capstone IT, an Omaha-based provider of specialized IT staffing services and technology solutions nationwide, is proud to announce their ranking among the 2021 Best of Omaha winners. This is the fifth year in a row they earned recognition from Omaha Magazine in the category of Employers – Less Than 100 Employees, reflecting Capstone’s commitment to serve people and businesses through the power of technology.

3 Ways We’re Seeing the Coronavirus Impact Tech Employment

3 Ways We’re Seeing the Coronavirus Impact Tech Employment

The ability of any business to survive a major crisis – whether economic, geopolitical, and/or public health – depends on attracting and retaining incredible people. Only when employees are thinking of solutions that will take their employers through the eye of the storm will businesses withstand the worst of the prevailing rough waters.

Since the turbulence of events like the COVID-19 pandemic or other crises often influence the talent pool, it’s essential for executives and senior management to adjust their talent acquisition strategies to new circumstances and standards. Here is what you need to know about the impact of the coronavirus on IT employment – and what your business can do to maintain a healthy talent pipeline now and in the future.

How the New VMware vSphere Updates Help Developers Unlock Kubernetes

How the New VMware vSphere Updates Help Developers Unlock Kubernetes

Can we do it faster and better than ever before? It’s a question that deep down, every agile development team wants to answer. Creating and deploying software better and faster is the impetus behind the rise of DevOps culture and growth of the containerization approach (expectations are that container usage will grow 64% by 2022).

In the pursuit of app modernization, there’s an emphasis on finding new efficiencies and ways to streamline the process.  These goals are achievable whether the initiative is migrating a legacy app to containerized microservices or creating cloud-native apps for use across hybrid IT environments.