Category: 14 West Updates

Cybercriminals are looking to cash in as hundreds of millions of people around the world are being stripped of the security of their physical office and left to their own devices – figuratively and sometimes, literally. Working remotely presents all types of opportunities for gaps or even gaping holes in security. If you are aware […]

  Week one of our new normal was a surprising success. My two children have lived to tell the tale of distance learning, and my wife and I are still speaking to each other. On the first day, I did need to explain to my eleven-year-old that brushing your teeth is still a requirement despite […]

THE WHAT The Agora Companies is a network for over 40 media businesses around the world. 14 West’s Tech Solutions team (affectionately known as “WesTech”) designs, develops and supports the technological infrastructure that these businesses rely on to remain at the forefront of the modern-day media movement. Threefold Systems is a solutions-focused design and development firm spun out of […]

  In the last 12 years, The Agora has expanded into 15 different countries outside of the US. The international businesses now employ more than 800 people in major cities including London, Mumbai, Melbourne, Paris, Waterford, and others. International CEO, Erika Nolan, tells us this growth will continue. Some of the newest markets we’ve expanded into include China and […]

  I haven’t been able to stop thinking about WesTech’s 2020 Objectives & Key Results (OKR’s.) This is the first year our team has decided to build out OKR’s and I already know it’s going to redefine the way in which we do our jobs. I love the way these have taken shape, and I […]

On Thursday, 14 West and a number of The Agora Companies on our main campus were recognized by The Baltimore Sun as some of the city’s Top Workplaces for the 8th consecutive year. This became public information on Sunday, and yesterday a handful of you asked why we hadn’t announced this ourselves. Well, there is a reason we’ve […]

  We do things differently. We always have.  And our Financial Services team is no exception. If you have an education and background in Accounting, but the thought of working in a traditional accounting office bores you to tears….frankly, we get it. Fortunately, we don’t have that problem. On any given day, we work alongside as many as […]

Who is 14 West Technology Solutions? If you’ve met or worked with someone on the Tech Solutions team (or WesTech as they like to call themselves), you know that they don’t run from a challenge. But when you’re a part of a multi-faceted team that is responsible for keeping the systems and applications that support […]

    There’s a new phishing technique in town, and hackers are having a blast with it. Here’s how the latest shady maneuver is working: Hackers are approaching people and telling them that they’ve hacked into their email and/ or computer and have found some sort of “dirt” on them. Then comes the threat to […]

Anyone who has ever worked within or around The Agora has probably experienced the benefits of being completely enveloped by ideas and creativity. The people that tend to do well in these companies have an ability to take a step outside of their comfort zone. In fact, they tend to enjoy it quite a lot… […]