Author: Amadeus Consulting

Lisa Calkins, CEO And Co-founder Of Amadeus Consulting, Named ‘Mentor Of The Year’ By Golden Bridge Awards 2016

Our CEO and co-founder Lisa Calkins has been named a Gold Winner for “Mentor of the Year” in the annual Golden Bridge Awards for Women in Business and the Professions. “I am excited and honored to be recognized along with so many other exemplary women in business,” Calkins said. “Being considered a mentor not only to my Amadeus staff, but within the greater Denver/Boulder community as well, is something I have strived for throughout my career. It is gratifying to see a growing number of strong women leaders across many, many industries.” The Golden Bridge Awards are an annual industry and peers’ recognition program honoring Best Companies of all types and sizes from all over the world and includes categories such as: Best Products, Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, and PR and Marketing Campaigns. The Golden Bridge Business awards were created to honor and generate industry-wide recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and businesses worldwide in every area. The “Woman Mentor of the Year Award” recognizes women in business who have made a profound impact in their organization over the past year and continue to challenge the status quo. Founded in 1994 by Calkins and CIO/Co-founder John Basso, Amadeus Consulting focuses on helping customers solve complex and challenging software problems through a blend of strategic consulting and expert software development services. “I’m...

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Connected Devices or the Network – Who is to Blame for IoT Security Risks?

Cars. Thermostats. Refrigerators. Insulin pumps. Those are just a few examples of the multitude of everyday items that are getting connected to the internet and joining the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution. Being able to turn all the lights on in your house from your phone while you’re out at dinner, or kicking back in the driver’s seat while your car takes the wheel are exciting advancements in technology that recently were thought to still be decades in the making. However, while the technological advancements in connected devices and the proliferation of their use have had a positive impact...

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Watch Lisa Calkins Presents on Wearables 2.0 Augmented World Expo

Our CEO, Lisa Calkins, recently delivered a presentation on the topic of wearables 2.0 at Augmented World Expo, which took place from June 1-2, 2016 in Santa Clara, CA. During her presentation, Lisa discussed what the next generation of wearables will look like, moving from their current quantitative and metrics-based uses to a more qualitative focus, especially concerning improvements in mental health care. You can watch her presentation here: Augmented World Expo™ (AWE) is the world’s largest conference and expo for professionals focused on giving people real superpowers through Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Wearable Technology. AWE gathers the...

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Process Tool to Address Planning Gap in Agile Software Development

Today we announced the availability of our process tool, ID-GEM, for Agile development projects. And, what’s even more exciting, is that we offer ID-GEM for free! It is our goal to help businesses and entrepreneurs identify a project’s business value and aligning business objectives to the final product before diving into features and requirements. ID-GEM provides teams a way to asses business value and close the planning gap that is often present in Agile development methods. ID-GEM is a framework that enables organizations to align business value objectives early in the application development process, avoiding the planning gap that...

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Amadeus Consulting & Sospes Create Software App to Disrupt Electronic Health & Safety Services

We are excited to announce that we completed an Electronic Health and Safety software project for Boulder startup Sospes, LLC. We developed the web-and-mobile-based platform and application suite designed to improve workplace safety reporting and protocol management. We also provided software planning, development and delivery services to bring Sospes’ concept to market, fully realized and functional. Thomas Carson, president and CEO of Sospes explains why his team partnered with us, “I was looking for more than just a company to help me build a software product, because many firms can do that. Amadeus’ blend of strategic consulting, technical expertise and business...

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