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T-Shaped Students and the Future Workforce

by Nancy Sturm MS Education, Principal Consultant, The Sextant Group

The marketplace—particularly the labor market—identifies and rewards the 21st Century skills needed in today’s and tomorrow’s work environment as identified by the World Economic Forum. Higher education campuses across the country seek ways to refocus instruction & student engagement to align with those 21st Century skills teamed with a depth […]

National Technology Firm The Sextant Group Holds 12th Annual Road Rally

PITTSBURGH PA, October 4, 2016 – Pittsburgh-based national technology consulting firm The Sextant Group is revving the engines for its 12th Annual Road Rally on Saturday, October 15th beginning at 1:00 pm. The event has grown in reputation and participation every year for the last decade.

This “riddle rally” is not a race – it involves solving clues to […]

October 5th, 2016|News|

The Sextant Group Finalist in International AV Awards

PITTSBURGH PA–National independent technology consulting firm The Sextant Group has been shortlisted for two international audiovisual awards by AV Magazine.

In the project category “Education Project of the Year,” the awards committee selected the University of Michigan School of Nursing as a finalist. In the category “Public Services Project of the Year,” the awards committee selected the […]

August 16th, 2016|News|

The Sextant Group Honored as Fastest Growing Company

PITTSBURGH PA – National independent technology consulting firm The Sextant Group has been named one of the fastest-growing private companies in the Pittsburgh region by the Pittsburgh Business Times.

Each year, the Pittsburgh Business Times honors the Pittsburgh 100. These are 100 firms that had the largest rate of growth over a three-year period. This year’s awards measure […]

August 15th, 2016|News|

Crowdsourcing A Vision: T-Summit ’16

by Joseph Bocchiaro III Ph.D., CStd, CTS-D, CTS-I, ISF-C, Principal Consultant, The Sextant Group

Well, this was certainly not what I expected was going to happen. Instead of heeding my favorite philosopher’s advice – Leonardo da Vinci, the Empiricist – I had already drawn my own conclusions for the experiment.

Leo had said, “Experience never errs, it is only your […]

National Technology Firm The Sextant Group Adds Offices in Boston, Denver, Raleigh-Durham

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 20, 2015 – National technology firm The Sextant Group, Inc. today announced that it has opened three new offices in Boston, Denver, and Raleigh-Durham.

In response to a 19% sales increase over fiscal year 2014, the company has hired 15 new employees in the last 11 months.

“We’re delighted to announce these new offices,” said Mark S. Valenti, President […]

November 20th, 2015|News|

National Technology Firm The Sextant Group Opens Boston Office

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 19, 2015 – National technology firm The Sextant Group, Inc. today announced that it has opened a Boston office and appointed J.P. Bonin as senior consultant managing the new location.

The company hired 15 new employees in the last 11 months, in response to a 19% increase in sales over fiscal 2014.

“We’re delighted to announce our new Boston […]

November 19th, 2015|News|

Hospital Acoustics: Critical Condition

by Greg Coudriet, CTS, INCE, LEED AP BD+C, Principal Consultant, The Sextant Group

The keynote at the most recent Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo in Chicago was singularly thought-provoking. Massachusetts General’s Chief Experience Officer Rick Evans, a CXO in charge of the entire patient experience across an entire healthcare system, focused virtually his entire presentation on the importance of controlling […]

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HEALTHCARE ACOUSTICS: A PRIMER FOR ARCHITECTS
Thursday, November 12th – 12PM-1PM
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The acoustic environment in a healthcare facility can profoundly impact patient outcomes. Noise is a source of stress for patients and visitors that inhibits rest and recovery. Likewise, noise is a source of stress for healthcare providers that compromises patient safety […]

TRUE NORTH | Wizards, Warriors & Widgets

by Craig Park, FSMPS, Assoc. AIA, Principal Consultant, The Sextant Group

I was reading Joseph Campbell recently and was reminded of the power of archetype, the pure forms which embody fundamental characteristics we choose to emulate. In the technology sector — where The Sextant Group excels — there was a time, not that long ago, that technology expertise was viewed […]