In the world of big data and predictive analytics the standard approach for gathering and analyzing data follows the CRISP-DM approach. While the CRISP-DM model has been a good approach on which to structure many projects, it suffers from the same issues waterfall-style requirements gathering approaches to software design have suffered from, including: Longer time to understand the...Read More
We are about 24 months into the hype cycle on Blockchain, measured by the volume of news that has started trickling out from institutional investors and software companies, as well as the recent surge of interest in Crypto Currency trading. We are potentially looking at another 24 months from starting to see a real presence in the marketplace, so now seems like a good time to address where...Read More
West Monroe recently was a proud sponsor of the Washington STEM Summit, a day-long gathering of local and national education STEM thought leaders, innovators and champions who are united by a desire to advance excellence, innovation, and equity in STEM education. As deep technologists, we at West Monroe feel passionate about making STEM education accessible to all students, to increase the...Read More
Digital Workforce of Tomorrow – What Does It Mean for Companies Struggling to Make Sense of the Digital Divide?
West Monroe Partners recently hosted a round table in Seattle for local workforce, HR and technology leaders on the topic of the future of work. There was a broad range of companies at the table, including Starbucks, REI, Zumiez and Delta Dental of Washington. To start the discussion, we posed a question to the group: With the advantages of being a “digital” company so well documented (better...Read More