Forbes reports that in 2015 women surpassed men 30.2% to 29.9% when it came to obtaining a bachelor’s degree. Women make up roughly half of the workforce, and still face many struggles. Inhersight.com data reports that of these women who are moms, they are slightly less satisfied with their support at work. Many companies […]

We always hire the best person for the job. It’s not our fault that it is usually a man. There is an idea that you simply hire the “right” person for a job and consciously hiring for diversity is not important. Some argue this is unfair… maybe even illegal. Diversity quotas are hotly debated. The […]

Isos Technology has been named one of the Best Places to Work by the Phoenix Business Journal for three years in a row. Though buzzwords such as “culture” and “work-life- balance” quickly lose their meaning through overuse, we recognize these concepts when we see them in action. What so many people see at Isos, what […]

This is a guest blog post from Charlie Levenson at Brikit. You have a piece of content, and you want to make sure it gets placed in your Memory Safe (your KB/KM system). If you’re not sure where it needs to go, here’s a simple way to determine where to place it. Memory Safes can be quite large […]

This is a guest blog post from Charlie Levenson at Brikit. Whatever tool(s) you use in your organization to collect and share information (we, of course, recommend Atlassian Confluence and Jira with Brikit Add-ons) it’s time to start thinking of them differently. In George Orwell’s classic novel 1984, the government had a “Memory Hole” to dispose of the information and […]

One question we at Isos Technology are constantly asked about is how we get so much participation in authoring blogs. People scratch their heads trying to figure out how we are able to keep every member of the Isos team active in blogging in addition to their regular activities and obligations. At the end of […]

At the Code Day Phoenix event in November 2015, Isos Technology helped Co+Hoots Foundation* provide scholarships to girls interested in attending Code Day Phoenix. That’s a big deal for me, as I was inspired to pursue a career in technology because of a computer scientist I met as an intern. She taught me that the […]

When I started at Isos, I accepted a position becoming the only remote employee on the Atlassian team. While weighing the pros and cons of being remote I did a lot of online research. I found the standard recommendations of defining a workspace, setting work hours, etc. There are a few things I’ve learned since: […]

Everyone is familiar with the Aesop tale of the tortoise and the hare. The hare teases the tortoise, bragging about his speed, and how confident he is in ultimately winning a race against the tortoise. The challenge between the two ensues, and the hare darts into the horizon. After sensing he has a great head […]

One of the constant struggles in my business life is how to be productive.  I know how to be busy… I’m really good at that. But being productive is not the same as being busy.  The Harvard Business Review recently published an article on this very topic: The Remedy for Unproductive Busyness.  In my quest to be […]