Cory.Crosland

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Cory Crosland is president of Croscon Croscon and a seasoned software architect with more than 15 years of IT and engineering experience. Cory founded Croscon in 2004, with the vision of creating an engineering-first company that specializes in modern software development. Cory focuses on each client’s long-term vision, potential partnerships and joint ventures.

Prior to founding Croscon, Cory served as the director of IT at Blue World, Inc. where he built a department to develop custom supply chain reporting platforms for the largest food companies in the United States.

Under Cory’s leadership, the team at Croscon has been widely recognized for delivering innovative custom software alongside its partners. Croscon has received industry recognition for its work, including numerous Webby awards, SXSW interactive awards and a Grammy nomination.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Cory Crosland and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications Inc. or its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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Software engineers are not cogs, so stop treating them that way

The cost of software engineering talent, first and foremost their salaries, continues to grow and can be rightly seen as an expensive resource. One might expect over time, as software engineering salaries increase, that organizations would become more adept at efficiently allocating these team members. Unfortunately, the methods and manner in which software engineers are managed and utilized has become increasingly irresponsible and inefficient.
July 14, 2016
Digital business patent bully protection
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Digital business patent bully protection

For years, proprietary software vendors looked at open source software as a hobbyist tool at best, and at worst, as a low-level threat. Today, as proprietary software vendors lose market share to open source code, they are turning to other methods to impede open source.
June 21, 2016
How CIOs can guide digital business transformation
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How CIOs can guide digital business transformation

The business and technology functions of an organization can no longer be viewed as separate, which is why the next generation of business leaders will be CIOs becoming CEOs.
May 20, 2016
Digital business success requires collaboration
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Digital business success requires collaboration

Digital business development involves much more than creating siloed software solutions born from within IT departments. With so many moving pieces, CIO’s must weave collaboration into the very fabric and DNA of their digital business planning and operations.
March 29, 2016
Why it’s important to understand the digital business
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Why it’s important to understand the digital business

Regardless of the type of business you are in or how global market predictions may eventually play out, building a successful digital business plan is no longer an option, it is an imperative for survival. Understanding what a digital business is and how it relates to your current operations is the first step to achieving success in the global digital marketplace.
March 17, 2016