As so many around the world watch the media reports of the division within the US, when attacked, I witnessed a country come together.
On 9/11/2001, many New Yorkers who helplessly watched their home come under attack, were cheering the people who came to their aid and it felt like the the first step to unite their city and our country.
All the way down West Side Hwy (along the Hudson) and under the shadow of Lady Liberty, these NYers had candles out, and they were holding vigils, waving American flags. It was unbelievable just to see New York City…
Also, double-check gates to ensure they can’t be opened easily by your pup and remind the kids (the human ones) to be extra careful entering and exiting the house.
Although the 4th is a day of fun with friends and family, it can extremely stressful for dogs.
To help you help them get through the holiday, here are a few tips:
Plan their day
Tucker your dog out during the day with activities they’ll enjoy. …
As Software Development processes change and as businesses adapt to delivering products and enhancements quicker, roles within Information Technology departments are continually changing. With these changes, IT Leaders have a tendency to rename positions without truly understanding the skill set and functions which accompany the title.
At the top of this list are the liaisons to the business: Business Analysts. Information Technology departments are obviously predominantly developers of some sort or another and thus, the leadership’s understanding of non-developer roles can lead to confusion; confusion within the team, the organization and with the actual employee.
The Business Analyst (BA) role…
With the current pandemic upon us, it is becoming even more apparent that software development can be, and will be, radically influenced by the ever-changing landscape of society.
By using an Agile methodology such as Scrum or Kanban, companies can more quickly adjust to ways that better suit their clients’ needs.
Take this example: a new line of specialty products launched online a few months ago. With a better-than-expected consumer response, the company decides to immediately sign up retailers to carry the product line. The Sales and IT teams collaborate to gather and approve requirements to create a mobile platform…
First responders are the front-line workers that make an immediate appearance to an emergency site. These include firefighters, police officers, and paramedics. They are the protectors of society, acting expertly to minimize a tragedy, save a life, and maintain calm in any given situation.
These medically trained professionals are often presented with the unknown. In every situation, they are expected to respond with clarity and efficiency. They are also required to protect themselves and others in the process. It is, without hesitation, a very challenging yet rewarding position.
However, despite its advantages, significant trauma is experienced. Witnessing devastating injuries and…
Pets make amazing companions. They offer comfort during times of loneliness and they help to improve our quality of life. Specifically, studies have highlighted their ability to improve our emotional and physical wellbeing. Increased physical activity, improved cardiovascular health, alleviation of anxiety, stress, and other mental health conditions have been noted.
When searching for animal companions though, many individuals resort to their local pet store to find a pet they need.
Gary Maziarz of Denver, Colorado, an IT business manager and volunteer for Pawisitive Restoration Animal Rescue and donor for Helping Paws says there are many reasons why adopting a…
Welcome! My name is Gary Maziarz and I am an IT Business Manager from Aurora, Colorado. I graduated from La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA with Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/Accounting. Since then, I have worked in variety of different positions. I have been a Senior Accountant/Business Analyst II for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, an Account Manager for American Cleanstat, a Business Systems Analyst Specialist at Fidelity National Information Services, a freelance Business Consultant, and most recently a Business Enablement Manager at Toastmasters International.
I have certifications in PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner) in 2019, Scrum Alliance…
IT Business Manager from Denver, Colorado. Graduated from La Salle University with Bachelor of Science degree in Business Admin/Accounting.