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why to cloud-enable your IT organization

Considering 'getting on the cloud'? Our whitepaper 'why you should cloud-enable your IT organization – and how to do it right' covers all the benefits cloud-enabled businesses enjoy.

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9 devops trends to watch in 2020

DevOps is always evolving. The best practices and processes are changing constantly. Here's are some top trends to keep your eye on in the coming year.

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tips to lead an agile transformation

The agile methodology is one of the most revered ways of working in the tech world. In this whitepaper we get your up to speed on how to lead an agile transformation at your organization.

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who we are

Do you need to build a high-performing IT team, lead an agile transformation, cloud-enable your organization or implement DevOps practices? With the expertise of our in-house agile development team, and over 150 technology recruitment professionals, we can quickly source and deploy the talent and skills you need to implement your next big IT project. With IT Solutions, you have the best of both worlds: the flexibility, core tech expertise and agility of a niche boutique firm, with the national footprint and extended reach of a large one. In short, we are the perfect blend of talent recruitment experience and IT project management expertise.


what sets us apart

a tech startup spirit, with a reliable structure

  • we have built Randstad’s IT Solutions division out of our passion for innovation, for coming up with creative solutions to solve the toughest challenges or respond to the boldest ambitions of our clients. 
  • we work very well with the unknown, but you shouldn’t. you benefit from the structure of a large, process and data-driven organization who has worked with the biggest IT Canadian companies. 

we have access to top-calibre IT talent

  • we have 20 years of experience in the Canadian IT marketplace, building unparalleled networks of the top IT talent in a tight employment market and developing talent market intelligence and data analytics.
  • we're Canada’s largest staffing company. We have more direct access to talent than anyone in the country. As a result, IT Solutions is uniquely able to ramp up and ramp down project teams quickly and efficiently.

we understand the importance of talent retention

  • we strive to connect clients with top talent, and we know that the key to every organization's success is the retention of their best talent. we provide the ability to develop skills in-house and retain talent after the project is done. IT Solutions supports the full-time transfer of any of our team to a full-time engagement with our customers. 

we are agile (in every sense of the word) 

  • teams operate using our Agile methodology or customer-specific methodologies. we can provide agile coaching or transformational support as required.
  • we can manage teams from either customer premises or in-house in our development environment, and offer different pricing models:  fixed price, milestone deliverables-based, time-and-materials etc. 
  • because our team consists of a mixture of full time and contracted resources and we directly source all our talent, we are able to form blended teams, which are significantly less costly than traditional solutions providers.

building project teams

  • our PMO will support the screening, on-boarding and on-going project team performance management.
  • our employee-based core team will act as the foundation for scale and ensure knowledge retention.
  • we leverage Canada’s largest IT recruitment engine for direct, no margin stack, staff augmentation to provide immediate scale based on project demands.
view our client success story: escher

agile software engineering

  • we develop applications, software or e-commerce platforms from A to Z, committing to deliverables to hand off a superior quality product. 
  • we use current agile methodology for all we do. we leverage our in-house expertise establishing and operating DevOps methodologies and CI/CD pipeline.
view our client success story: ACI

cloud enablement

  • we provide the expertise and staffing for all phases of cloud enablement, including feasibility assessments, complete IT architecture, migration and CI/CD testing.
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meet our team

steve mckinnon

Steve MacKinnon is the President of IT Solutions. He leads the strategic direction of the division with a solutions-focused approach, combining Randstad’s powerful staffing engine with exceptional IT expertise. IT Solutions operates like an ambitious startup with the capacity to build, execute and manage applications, software, e-commerce platforms that scale to a customer’s needs. Steve aims to make IT solutions a pioneering force in IT staffing. His passion is providing innovative, flexible solutions that creatively solve the talent + expertise challenge of Randstad’s customers.

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françois pompeo

Francois is the Director of Solutions Delivery for IT Solutions. He's responsible for providing superior project and customer relationship management. Francois built his career managing teams and developing productive relationships with clients. He leverages his communication skills to ensure a clear understanding of the project with internal and external teams. He aims to delight clients by providing exactly what they need, when they need it.

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nicolas rose

Nicolas is the Director of Software Engineering Solutions for IT Solutions. He builds and manages a team of software engineers to deliver high-quality applications, software and e-commerce platforms for clients across North America. He brings a startup mentality to the division with values such as disruption, passion, trust and expertise. A self-described programming geek, Nico has coded a huge variety of programs for work and for fun. He keeps his skills sharp by working in the field with his team often. He enjoys helping clients choose the right architecture for cloud software.


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