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Working from Home: Behind the Scenes

In a continually digital world, more people are taking part in the “work from home” movement. While there is great appeal to the work life balance of working remotely, it is not for everyone.  It has its own benefits, challenges, and intricacies that are different than physically being in the office. I have been primarily • Read More »


Blueprint Consulting Services Promotes Chris Carter to Managing Director of Technology

BELLEVUE, WA., (JUNE 8, 2017) – – Blueprint Consulting Services, a nationwide full-service consulting firm, announced the promotion of Chris Carter to Managing Director of Technology. Chris will have the primary responsibility of determining the technical direction of the company, defining its solutions, driving quality assurance and supporting client development throughout the entire organization. As • Read More »


Agile Foundations

In February of 2001, a group of seventeen well intentioned individuals got together to create the Agile Manifesto which has forever changed the world of software development.  The Manifesto and the 12 Principles behind it have touched everyone I know in the business world and especially software developers and engineers.  The application of The Agile • Read More »


The Barstool Reverie

The barstool even looks like an island. It stands alone, together with its’ siblings, in a row then around a bend like an archipelago. The barstool is a stationary vehicle. Climb on up and find yourself sliding away from the morning’s status meeting and escaping the oncoming pressure of the evening business. You are safely • Read More »


The Business Case For Apache Beam

You’ve just learned about a new streaming data processing technology that would solve many of the technical challenges you are experiencing within your organization today. Unfortunately, it would require significant time and budget to integrate and operationalize within your current solution. Enter Apache Beam. According to the main website, “Apache Beam provides an advanced unified programming • Read More »


Blueprint Consulting Services Promotes Robert Heintz to Managing Director

 BELLEVUE, WA., (MAY 3, 2017) – – Blueprint Consulting Services, a nationwide technical consulting firm that specializes in connecting strategy and delivery, recently announced the promotion of Robert Heintz as Managing Director. Robert Heintz was promoted to Managing Director of Solution Delivery. Heintz brings over a decade in senior oversight in the fields of technology • Read More »


Blueprint Consulting Services Promotes Tom Taylor to Managing Director

 BELLEVUE, WA., (APRIL 28, 2017) – – Blueprint Consulting Services, a nationwide technical consulting firm that specializes in connecting strategy and delivery, recently announced the promotion of Tom Taylor as Managing Director. Taylor will work closely with the VP of Client Development, Ian Hunt, to lead the Client Development team with responsibilities that include talent acquisition, • Read More »


Mentorship, Skiing and Russell Westbrook

This is a story about skiing. But it’s actually a story about mentorship and stepping outside your comfort zone. It started as an invite from my friend Claire and a few of her friends to go with them on a weekend ski trip to Sundance, UT. My response via text: “You know I’ve never skied, • Read More »


Passion, Discipline, and Rocket Fuel

I recently had the amazing opportunity to tour a local aerospace facility and got to see how they make rockets.  It was such an incredible experience and opened my mind up to the vastness of opportunities that the average person doesn’t explore.  Much of what we learned is covered under a non-disclosure agreement and I • Read More »


Blueprint Consulting Services Launches Blueprint Labs

Blueprint Consulting Services, LLC recently announced the birth of Blueprint Labs, a product incubator that will harness the brilliant ideas within the company.   BELLEVUE, WA. (MAR. 14, 2017) — Blueprint Consulting Services, a nationwide full-service consulting firm, amid accelerated growth, recently launched Blueprint Labs, a product incubator that will harness the brilliant ideas within • Read More »