cloud technology in actionCloud technology has been increasing in popularity because of its numerous benefits offered to companies of all sizes and across all industries. From small local startups to large global organizations, many companies have experienced great success moving to the cloud.

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Work Hard, Play Hard: Top 5 Coolest Tech Games

by Modis on February 28, 2017

Gamer playing tech after workWhen the pulse of technology runs in your blood, it can be tough to pull away from the warm electric glow of the computer screen. While striking a balance between work and play is important, for many people who revel in the magic made possible by millions of ones and zeroes, relaxation is often found in tech games and electronic entertainment.

Those of us who were born hard-coded with a love of gaming find it a welcome escape from the nine-to-five, but what if you cringe at the thought of playing yet another Call of Duty or equally done-to-death mega-franchise hit that just launched?

The geeky fringes of the game development community have your back. Take a look at this unusual selection of ultra-cool (RE: super nerdy) tech games that are squarely aimed at scratching a special itch for programmers, tech geeks, and hardware enthusiasts alike.

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Top Cloud Computing Tech Jobs

by Modis on February 23, 2017

exceptional cloud computing professionalCloud computing is transforming business, helping companies become more efficient while reducing costs. Instead of having to maintain technology infrastructure and engage in an endless loop of software upgrades, they can outsource storage, computing power and applications to cloud providers.

While it’s been around for more than a decade, there seems to be a second wave of cloud evolution beginning in 2017, according to CIO. While the first wave was led by startups looking to speed time to market, now large enterprises – with huge budgets – are moving to the cloud.

This wave will open up new IT career options, while more is being demanded from traditional infotech roles. In our white paper, Leveraging the Cloud, we looked at the new tech jobs in this sector, as well as how the move to the cloud will affect job growth and earnings for traditional IT roles.

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modis engineering innovation infographicRobots, electrical vehicles, and drones – we’ve heard of all these growing tech trends. What we don’t typically hear about are the engineering masterminds behind these prominent inventions.

Our newest infographic The Faces of Engineering Innovation explores the extraordinary engineers who put in countless hours building and tinkering to deliver remarkable inventions. These advancements shaped the field of engineering as well as the world for many years to come.

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Coolest Pet Tech Ever Created

by Modis on February 20, 2017

Pet technologyIn 2009, an Amazon representative told Forbes, “The most significant year-over-year growth is technology applied to pet training and behavior.” Eight years later, pet tech is in high-demand, so much so that the massive and popular Consumer Electronics Show (CES) now features an entire section of booths solely dedicated to our furry friends.

This year at CES, pet tech trends were geared towards making it easier to care for pets. A lot of the newest pet tech inventions are also based on older ideas but take those concepts to a new level resulting in some pretty cool pet tech. Here are some of the newest pet tech picks.

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African American Inventors of Technology & Engineering

by Ashley Miracle on February 17, 2017

Black History Month InventorsIn light of Black History Month we wanted to highlight eight African American inventors that helped make technology and engineering industries what they are today. From the creation of video games to home security systems, this impressive list will leave you speechless!

 

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