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Disruptive, evolving, everywhere: Big mobile trends developers should watch

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Farhan Thawar, VP of Engineering for Xtreme Labs, appears as part of our Leaders Series, conversations with tech and media leaders about influential trends and topics in their field.  We meet with mobile developers or developers that are curious about moving into mobile development all the time. The attraction isn’t surprising. Mobile is an exciting area of tech: disruptive and evolving, wi... continue reading >

Toronto’s Shifthub disrupts SMB scheduling space with help of Extreme Startups

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What’s it like to run a startup at Toronto accelerator Extreme Startups? How do you get in and how do you thrive? We decided to go there ourselves to get an insider opinion from James Woods, CTO of Shifthub, a mobile employee scheduling platform for small to medium sized businesses (SMBs). The offering: find a sweet spot where you stand out James, a former Director of Product Management at... continue reading >

Five tips to help you build your dream team

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This post originally appeared on the Wave Accounting blog on Friday, September 21st. I was invited to contribute my perspective on hiring for small and midsize businesses to the blog's Small Business 500 series. Read the original post here.  A business is only as strong as its talent. This is especially true when you’re running a startup or midsize business, as many of my clients are. The... continue reading >

Three tips to help anyone transition smoothly into an agile environment

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Leona Hobbs appears as part of our Leaders Series, conversations with tech and media leaders about influential trends and topics in their field.  Companies are extending agile processes beyond software development. Many candidates we speak to are interested in working in this type of dynamic, iterative teamwork-driven environment. This could be a startup that uses agile software development o... continue reading >