Spark Summit 2017

Spark Summit is a massive event, especially when you consider that it’s focused around a single product in the technology industry.  Spanning 3 days of activities, presentations, networking events and get-togethers it is a truly exhaustive experience for someone interested in big data, data science, machine learning and a host of other practices and buzzwords.  • 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 »


How Pride Fuels Engagement In The Workplace

With pride, comes great responsibility. To be truly proud of something you must have something you’re passionate about evangelizing, sharing, and even defending. At Blueprint Consulting Services, we’ve declared our core values around building something that all employees should be proud to be a part of and feel accountable contributing to. A place where individuals • 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 »


E2: Blueprint and Bourbon Podcast

The second episode of our thought-leader podcast, Blueprint and Bourbon, is now available. Listen to hear how our own game-changers would invest $100 million, if given the opportunity, in AR and VR.


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 »