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Quick Left’s Right Turn – To Cognizant

Exciting news!

Those of you who know Quick Left—as clients or companies we’ve talked to, or as members of the technology community in and around Boulder—know we’ve built something truly fantastic here.

Quick Left is an outrageously talented (and fun) group of people, doing world-class development projects. And it’s our intention to build and grow even stronger.

We recently grasped an opportunity to do that. We caught the attention of world-renowned technology company and global IT service provider Cognizant Technology Solutions. And the opportunity was too good to pass up.

Effectively immediately, we’re now Cognizant Quick Left.

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GlueCon 2014 – Deconstructing Women in Technology: What is the data really telling us?

This past week, I was fortunate enough to be chosen as a keynote speaker at GlueCon 2014 in Broomfield, CO.

At Quick Left, I'm passionate about creating an environment for our developers that harbors creativity and collaboration, and believe incorporating women on my team is a key element to what makes our company work so seamlessly.

While the focus of my keynote was about the state of women in the computer industry, I truly believe that overall diversity is what makes teams work well, and this is why it's important to have a good mix on all teams.

Here are 7 ways to promote a better performing team:

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Revisiting Hierachy 3 Years Later

Three years ago, I wrote about some “gotchas” in developing a democratic organization. After reading an article about hierarchy in organizations being essential, it prompted me to revisit our democratic organization posts of yore. Quick Left has gone through quite a few structural changes in the last three years as we’ve grown and matured. Turns out, humans are herd animals that will naturally stratify themselves in social situations. Who knew?

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