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Meet Our Team: Samuel Thurston

Aug 04, 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 I'm interviewing Samuel Thurston (or Sam), Software Engineer, and Cloud Services expert. Read on to learn more about what's new with cloud technologies and why Sam enjoys working in this space.


Success Stories: MediRevv

Aug 02, 2016 | by Daniela Williams, Project Manager | Tags: Success Stories

Managing $112 million of insurance receivables is no easy task. Coralville based, MediRevv, needed a full end-to-end solution - incorporating data from several sources to real-time reporting - to successfully handle the load. They required a tool that allowed the insurance specialist to focus on the process of working the next insurance claim, rather than spending time filtering, sorting, loading, etc. within a traditional work queue to find their focus. 


Fragile or Antifragile: 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

Jul 28, 2016 | by Andrew Smith, Principal Architect | Tags: Agile

In my last post, I discussed the opposite of fragile: antifragile. This is the core theme of Nassim Nicholas Taleb's book, Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder. 


3 Important Lessons from the Launch of Pokémon Go

Jul 26, 2016 | by Samuel Thurston, Software Engineer | Tags: Cloud

Two weeks ago, Pokémon Go launched in 26 countries to mixed reviews and wild popularity. "Your game launches as a viral mega-hit," is a pretty good problem to have, all things considered, and both Nintendo and Niantic's share prices confirm this fact.