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Meet Our Team: Andrew Smith (Part 2)

May 31, 2016 | 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 we're continuing our journey with Andrew Smith, Senior Systems Architect and the practice lead for the Software Engineering Process professional service. Missed part 1?  Check it out here.


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Meet Our Team: Andrew Smith (Part 1)

May 26, 2016 | 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.

Ready to meet another ISE team member? This time it's Andrew Smith, Senior Systems Architect and the practice lead for the Software Engineering Process professional service. Our half hour session turned into an hour... the passion for the topic just kept flowing. So much so, that we're giving you the first half now, and we'll be posting Part 2 later this week. Be sure to check back soon for that!

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Back to Basics: Agile Lessons from Argentine Tango

May 24, 2016 | by Andrew Smith, Senior Systems Architect | Tags: Software Engineering Process

Argentine Tango is an intricate and improvised dance form, with a long history and participants all over the world. Tango aficionados attend workshops to refine their skills. Workshop teachers often take us, "back to basics," which in the case of Argentine Tango, is walking. (Who knew how much there is to just walking?) Going back to basics, we discover new nuances, and new ways of thinking and using what we already know.

As ISE launches into blogging about our experience, I thought it would be appropriate to write about Agile from a "back to basics" perspective - and also consider how those basics from Argentine Tango might give us new nuances, and new ways of thinking by using what we already know about Agile.
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5 Things I Learned at Internet of Things World

May 20, 2016 | by Zach Bodensteiner, Software Engineer | Tags: Internet of Things

Last week Hass, Mark, and myself attended the Internet of Things World Conference in Santa Clara, California. Attendees came from all over the world to learn, share and discuss the Internet of Things (IoT). It was four days jam packed with workshops, keynote speeches, breakout sessions and vendor exhibits. We spent the first day in a workshop discussing both the technology and business behind the Internet of Things. Our next three days were spent selecting and attending various talks about everything IoT. Between sessions we would hit up the showroom floor to visit vendor booths and view live demos. We learned a great deal of information, so I am going to try to impart some of that knowledge by sharing some of the key points from the conference.

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