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How to Stay Agile: Let’s Talk About Contingent Staff 

Arraya Insights| July 21, 2022

There will always be uncertainty. As the world continues to deal with the pandemic, global conflicts, and more, it seems the only thing we can be certain about is uncertainty itself. In addition, businesses are grappling with inflation, supply chain issues, and a hot job market. Maintaining talent, especially within the IT industry, is a […]

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3 Ways to Manage 2022’s Continued Growth & Vacancies in the IT Job Market

Arraya Insights| June 14, 2022

Even prior to the pandemic, the IT industry faced a labor shortage as technology took on a greater role within nearly every industry and business. Since March 2020, this reliance on technology has reached unprecedented levels and, when coupled with rising cyber threats, the demand for IT talent has never been higher. Once the “Great […]

Expert Q&A: Application Development Staffing Challenges

Arraya Insights| May 18, 2020

Applications play an outsized role in our average workdays. Creating and supporting those essential applications requires top end talent – talent that is getting harder and harder to find. In this video interview with Harry Chen, Arraya’s Director of Staffing Solutions, we look at the challenges that have historically plagued finding and retaining app dev […]

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Embrace the ‘Future Normal’: Prepping Your Team and Tech for What Comes Next

Harry Chen| May 7, 2020

All across the country, states shut down to help combat the spread of the coronavirus have started planning for what comes next. What exactly that’s going to look like will vary, not just from state-to-state but also from city-to-city, town-to-town, etc. Here in Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Wolf outlined a broad plan to begin the piecemeal, […]

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Infographic: Exploring the Present and Future of Application Development

Arraya Insights| April 30, 2020

Right now, the application footprint has never been larger. In some cases, these tools provide out-of-the-box value. Other times, applications need to be customized or even purpose-built in order to make meaningful contributions. Either way, across all industries and departments, employees have likely come to depend on one or more applications to help them through […]

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Arraya Insights Radio: Help Wanted! Filling Your IT Openings the Right Way

Arraya Insights| February 4, 2020

Arraya Insights Radio Episode 18: Help Wanted! Filling Your IT Openings the Right Way Generally speaking, finding the right person to fill openings on your IT team has become a contact sport. It’s an even more rough and tumble task for those looking to fill in-demand roles in areas like cyber security or application development. […]

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Cisco Releases 2018 Cyber Security Report: 6 Things You Need to Know

Arraya Insights| March 13, 2018

One of the most effective weapons today’s IT security professionals have at their disposal is knowledge – and there is plenty of that packed within the pages of Cisco’s 2018 Annual Cyber Security Report. This year’s report includes insights gleaned from Cisco’s own threat experts, from those of its partners, and from roughly 3600 professionals representing more […]

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Technologists On-Demand: The Innovative Way to Solve Today’s Tech Headaches

Harry Chen| December 1, 2017

We’re living in an on-demand era. Need a ride? There’s Uber. How about fresh groceries and a roasting pan for the holidays? Amazon will have it all at your doorstep in 24-48 hours. It’s amazing how our expectations as consumers have evolved over the last 10 years. Even now, we’re changing the economic landscape of […]

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Is Your Security Team Staffed With “A” Players?

Arraya Insights| June 14, 2017

I really hate going to the dentist.  It’s the worst.  I have to schedule time out of my week, sit endlessly in the waiting room (in reality it’s five minutes, but it feels like forever), and then the real pain begins when I start getting poked and prodded.  Overall, it’s awful, and for that reason […]

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4 Obstacles Keeping You from the Help Desk Talent You Need

Arraya Insights| February 10, 2016

Here’s some good news: 46% of companies expect their IT budgets to increase in 2016 – opening the door for new solutions, new tools, and likely, some new challenges for the Help Desk. It’s a positive when IT has the resources to make potentially long-awaited upgrades. However, changes often mean more work for the Help […]