In 1998 three senior software engineers with Abbott Laboratories launched their own software development business with little fanfare and big objectives. “We each put in $5,000 and bought laptops. That’s how the company started,” says Doug Wilson, cofounder and managing partner with Breakthrough Technologies. Wilson was first “boots on the ground” in November, with Randy Knapp and Jonathan Monroe joining him a month later.
From August 3 to August 7, 2015, thousands of attendees gathered for the Agile Alliance 2015 conference where industry-recognized, forward-thinking speakers discussed the benefits of software development founded in the Agile manifesto. Methods such as Scrum and Kanban are two powerful approaches often used by Breakthrough Technologies. Breakthrough's Project Director, Darren Callahan, provided a mid-conference report…
The 1st Annual Chicago Timmy Awards are upon us! We are honored to tell you that Breakthrough's prodigious Director of Experience Strategy and Design, Litha Ramirez, is one of ten finalists in the running for Chicago's Best Technology Manager.
I am in absolute awe of the massive amounts of funding that is available for the best and worst ideas in the tech space. It is amazing what can be accomplished when you have a good team and almost surreal what can be built when you operate in Silicon Valley. It seems to be the place where ideas come to life. There is almost nothing I’d rather do than come up with a great product.
Being in the right place at the right time makes for business opportunities.
But creating your right place and knowing that it’s your right time – that’s what can launch and grow a business, as it did for Breakthrough Technologies.