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Challenges of distributed teams

In today’s world, globalization is not only a reality but a necessary concept that organizations must embrace in order to survive in a competitive IT market. Rare, if not extinct, are the days when the entire IT project occurred in the same room, same building, same state, or even in the same country. With the […]

Uncovering Value in Technology – EPI Presentation

At the quarterly Exit Planning Institute St. Louis chapter meeting, this presentation was part of an interactive program delivered on Thursday, March 10th with Lonnie McMinn, the CEO of Vinuity.  Mr. McMinn is a serial entrepreneur and will share his experience on his own “go liquid” strategy that he utilized to drive business decisions and then explore how […]

Vinuity adding jobs in Cape Girardeau, MO

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.—The Missouri Department of Economic Development announced that Vinuity, an IT services company, is adding 50 jobs over the next three years in Cape Girardeau. The new jobs will be based out of the Douglas C. Green Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship on the Southeast Missouri State University campus. “Vinuity is a unique […]

Job Satisfaction and Agility

Studies have shown that increased job satisfaction leads to increased productivity and organizational citizenship behavior, and decreased turnover and absenteeism (Kafetsios & Zampetakis, 2008).  This difference in sub-optimal performance costs the IT industry millions, if not billions of dollars per year.  Studies have shown that the turnover cost alone for an IT professional is equivalent […]

Dr. Lance Chang’s Dissertation Work

Vinuity Consulting Director, Dr. Lance Chang, shares his research examining the impact of emotional intelligence and agility on job satisfaction in the IT industry.  The study investigated the interaction between emotional intelligence and job satisfaction, and the interaction between agility and job satisfaction.  The research then analyzed the interaction effect of these two independent variables on job […]

Microsoft SQL Server – Always On Availability Groups

Remember the age old problem of trying to tune your OLTP system to run fast for your reports too? Well the solution is finally here! Always On Availability Groups is not only a high availability solution but it acts as a low functioning load balancer as well. With the use of a listener, it pushes […]

Vinuity blend: Increase Job Satisfaction via Emotional Intelligence and Agility

Studies have shown that increased job satisfaction leads to increased productivity and organizational citizenship behavior, and decreased turnover and absenteeism (Kafetsios & Zampetakis, 2008).  This difference in sub-optimal performance costs the IT industry millions, if not billions of dollars per year.  Studies have shown that the turnover cost alone for an IT professional is equivalent […]

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Is converting to Agile the ‘Silver Bullet’ to your project success?

Numerous project teams and practitioners perceive the Agile process to be the ‘Silver Bullet’ for project success. According to the 2013 Standish Chaos Manifesto report ”The agile process is now perceived as the universal remedy for software development project failure”. However in a comparison of ‘small projects the report also shows that only 46% of […]

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PMI St. Louis – Agile Presentation – May 12, 2015

Join Lance Chang at the St. Louis PMI chapter presentation on Scaling Up with Agile. Lance will provide an understanding of how the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® scales agility from Agile Teamsto Agile Programs to Agile Program Portfolio Management, and Agile Architecture. Agile scrum is well known as the go-to team agile practice and works well for small […]