Online Resources for Tech Hiring Managers

The internet is full of educational resources these days, but how do we find the ones that are worth our time? Here’s a readers digest of valuable resources for tech hiring managers: Free Online Videos from The New Boston Thenewboston.com is not just an online forum, it’s also a platform for a multitude of instructional videos from […]

5 Resolutions for You and Your Coworkers in 2016

Ahhh, the beginning of a new year. Have you set yourself up to win this year? Acquired yourself a new gym membership, decluttered your workspace, prepared yourself to focus on all things fresh and new? 2016 is shaping up to be the best year of your life. Why not take some of that energy towards change and […]

Flood Relief Efforts

Chennai recently experienced a natural disaster caused by non-stop monsoon rains and overflowing rivers and reservoir. The flood waters are receding, leaving behind a terrible wake of destruction. EC Group has been organizing relief efforts for our friends in the community who have been hit hard by the floods. Below are pictures of our supply delivery to […]

How does Getting out of the Office Make Teams Stronger?

Receive content like this and more in your inbox! Video Transcript: There’s an old piece of advice that people give to someone contemplating getting married, and they say take a trip with that person. If you go and you spend seven days on a road trip with them and you come back and you still want to get married, […]

3 Tips for Choosing the Right Team Communication Software

Any tools are a large part of communication, especially when you’re talking about a team that’s distributed or remote. And it’s not just about getting stuff done. “Overall, using an inter-office messaging tool has fostered a company culture that is more productive, more creative, and more sociable,” says Aron Susman of TheSquareFoot. “We knew going […]

How Does Casual Communication Improve your Team

When you’re communicating with your distributed team, it’s so easy to just start talking about deliverables and things you need ASAP. Things that are due right away. Things that you need to work on. You miss out on the water cooler talk. It’s easy to have those conversations when you’re next to each other as […]

Have you Written Off Offshoring? Learn what Changed a CIO’s Mind

Over the Top Marketing was kind enough to sit down on camera to talk about how EC Group’s offshoring model helps them do business. While most marketing companies provide either services or software, OTT provides both. This means that their team is highly tasked, dedicated, and invested in each client. CEO Chad Meisinger feels passionately […]

Annual Day 2015

Schools in India will have a yearly celebration of their school called “Annual Day.” They preform skits, dances, and songs, and give prizes. Every year we celebrate the anniversary of EC Group in the same fashion. This year’s Annual Day celebration was once again a blast! Check out some pictures from the event below, and if you’re curious […]

Is Another Crash in Silicon Valley’s Future?

Last Thursday, American Public Media program Marketplace had some  very interesting things to say about the state of Silicon Valley’s venture capital. Kai Ryssdal interviewed tech correspondent Molly Wood to discuss the influx of tech companies worth over a billion dollars (known as “unicorns”). “There are more than 80 of these startups,” says the Marketplace blog, […]

Agile and Scrum, Lean and Kanban: a Brief History

Agile and Scrum, Lean and Kanban So many teams in the software sphere are integrating at least one of these project management methods. For those of you, like me, who are curious about the origins of these terms, I’ve compiled a brief history of each. (Full disclosure: Wikipedia was my go-to source for historical dates and events. I’ll […]