Have you heard about Project Jasper?

Back in April we talked Block Chain technologies and how its introduction to the global financial markets has exposed some of the downfalls current banking systems may be prone to. As Canadian banks began to explore the possibilities, Project…

Are you a Programmer? Then STOP and read this right now!

With no heavy lifting or hazardous machinery, Programming is often an occupation that is overlooked in terms of being dangerous. But imagine if you couldn’t sit at your desk anymore, or couldn’t type. Could you risk your profession to these…

Unicorns Sighted in Silicon Valley

Start-ups valued above $1billion were once referred to as unicorns because they were euphemisely described as being as rare as a unicorn sighting. As herds of unicorns began roaming Silicon Valley, many surpassing the $1billion mark, the phrase…

Are you Programmed for Success?

We all know about the employment side of perks when it comes to knowing how to program – money, jobs, flexibility, just to name a few. But how do these abilities translate into “real-life” experiences? This week we look at some of the…

Project Management: Hits & Misses

There’s no doubt about it, being a Project Manager is tough work!This week, we share some expert tips on how you can get your team under control while maximizing efficiency on any project:Touchpoints It’s easy for a project to get…

Fintech - Meet AI

The world of technology and finance is constantly growing and changing.With data on overload and limited processing power, the Fintech industry is finally ready to meet with AI and we’re excited.Turns out we’re not the only ones.In…

Block Chain - What you Actually Need to Know

There’s no doubt about it, Block Chain is confusing! If you aren’t looking to become the best at hashing, or to invest millions into the cryptocurrency circuit, all those minute details probably aren’t what you wanted to know about in…

10 Jokes only Programmers will Get

Hi VTRAC Friends!Got a colleague stuck in the Tuesday funk? Brighten up their day with some of these programming jokes! What kind of modem did Jimi Hendrix have? A purple Hayes.Why did ‘Jack the Programmer’ quit his…

8 Fun Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Java

If you’re looking for ways to  impress your coworkers this week, why not jump-start the conversation with some neat facts about Java?The Duke. Java’s mascot,  “the Duke” was created by Joe Palrang, the same guy who worked on the…

Lessons Learned from 2017 Bring Big Opportunities for 2018

2017 was a year full of progression and awareness. It was also the year that the exceeded expectations of creative advancement and unprecedented innovation. It evoked curiosity and wonder as dreams suddenly became possibilities and the whole…