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Briana Hoffman, Senior Software Engineer and Project Manager

Briana Hoffman, Senior Software Engineer and Project Manager
Briana Hoffman is a Senior Software Engineer and Project Manager, currently leading a team that provides custom software and support for one of ISE’s long term customers. She is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Briana enjoys all types of problem solving from meeting customer needs to team organization and optimization. In her free time, she mentors a high school FIRST Robotics, volunteers, and enjoys making home-brewed kombucha.

Recent Posts

The Perils of Project Estimation

Sep 05, 2017 | by Briana Hoffman, Senior Software Engineer and Project Manager | Tags: Agile

The Hardest Part of Software Project Management

I have been a software engineer and project manager for over 20 years. Can you guess what I’ve found to be the hardest part of managing software engineer projects? It isn’t persuading the engineers to put aside their running shoes and holey T-shirts for customer visits. It’s not riot prevention when the coffee pot breaks down. It’s figuring out how much it’s going to cost to build the software and then persuading the customer that that’s really how much it costs to build the software. As a rule of thumb, if the price feels right the first time you hear it, it’s too low.

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Culture of Appreciation

May 10, 2016 | by Briana Hoffman, Senior Software Engineer and Project Manager | Tags: Company Culture

I'll start with a story. Many years ago in the first few days of my marriage, a seemingly small event opened my eyes to a truth that has become one of the most important principles that I live by. 

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