1 minute read Big data is a hot topic in today’s business world. With the massive increase in the amount organizations collecting and storing data, it’s easy to see big data is bigger than ever. However, all the hype around this topic creates some common misconceptions. Before you take the dive into big data, watch for these seven myths.
1 minute read At Rivera Group, we like to say we exist to build great things, and the folks who thrive here are the kind who cringe at the idea of “good enough.” Instead, our people are marked by curiosity, creativity, and a drive to not only get it right but make it great. We are Rivera Group.
2 minute read Cybersecurity professionals are under constant pressure to protect the organization’s IT systems from attacks and vulnerabilities. Top-level executives demand breach-free infrastructures, while the market emphasizes privacy and security. If that weren’t enough, states are now implementing tougher cybersecurity regulations that add to the pressure. New York Cybersecurity Regulation Greensfelder Hemker & Gale PC, a law.
1 minute read Software has come a long way since the first programs were written for World War II era computers the size of a food truck. As the rate of innovation threatens to shatter Moore’s law, it’s good to take a look back and remember the breakthroughs that got us to today.
4 minute read Of nearly 21 million American veterans, only 1 out of 5 were able to find a job last year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Transitioning into the civilian workforce after the military is challenging, and it takes more than just submitting resumes to land a career. If you are making the transition.
1 minute read Are you at one of those big watershed moments in life, like college graduation or finishing a hitch in the military, and you know you want to work in IT but aren’t exactly sure where to begin? You’re not alone. With the rapid evolution of technology, IT is a field that’s constantly changing. We’ve put.
3 minute read What should you be doing that no one else has thought to do? This is a question we ask ourselves every day at Rivera Group. When you recognize what needs to be done and take charge to make it happen, that’s what we call initiative. As one of our CORE4 values, we take the initiative.
3 minute read Picture a place full of creativity. Did you imagine an office building? Most people don’t usually think of creativity in business, but it is actually the starting point for innovation and progress. Throughout history, numerous inventors have been told that their “crazy ideas” would never work, and the ones who ignored the skeptics and combined.
3 minute read When most people think of accountability, they just connect it with responsibility, but it is actually a much more powerful than that. At Rivera Group, we define accountability as the promise to take full ownership of our commitments. Along with our other CORE4 values, accountability guides our work and allows us to continue to build.
3 minute read As information technology evolves and expands into new spaces, the definition of IT support evolves with it, requiring administrators and other staff to keep up with the dizzying rate of change through the constant addition of new skills. To fall behind is to expose the organization to a host of problems, from crashes to cyber.