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Meet Our Team: Briana Hoffman

Oct 19, 2017 | by Daniela Williams, Project Manager | Tags: Meet Our Team

Welcome back to the Meet Our Team Q&A series. My name is Daniela Williams, Project Manager at ISE, and I’ll be asking ISE team members questions to help give insight into what makes us tick.

Today I'm interviewing Briana Hoffman, Senior Software Engineer, technical lead for the project I'm on, and fellow brewer of kombucha. Read on to hear her suggestions on how to better help team members appreciate each other and to foster a healthy environment for all.

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Storytelling in a Digital Age: Insights from Inbound

Oct 12, 2017 | by Valyn Reinig, Marketing Specialist | Tags: Company Culture

Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend HubSpot’s annual Inbound event, a conference aiming to connect, educate, and inspire marketing professionals and others in creative roles. This year, over 21,000 people crowded the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center to soak up some knowledge and get re-energized on all things business growth. 

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A Portfolio Approach to Test Automation

Oct 05, 2017 | by Andrew Smith, Principal Architect | Tags: Agile

At what level should you automate tests? Unit test only? GUI-driven tests? Something else? In this blog post, I reflect on a recent experience with both pain and value, and how I am coming to imagine a portfolio approach to test automation. 

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Continuous Integration and Compliance Enforcement

Sep 28, 2017 | by Samuel Thurston, Software Engineer | Tags: Cloud

The ever-increasing torrent of reports of “misconfigured” S3 buckets contributing to egregious breaches of customer data is an epidemic, unfairly placing a black mark on the name of Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) outstanding object store. Worse, these breaches are completely avoidable through the application of simple automated compliance enforcement. Tying my last two posts together, let’s take a quick look at how applying a DevOps mentality could save these companies the public embarrassment and expense of remediation that results from human carelessness.

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