Book Club: ProGit

Book Club Foreword A couple years ago I brought up the idea of doing a book club here at SEP because I had participated in a couple before coming to…

IndyTechFest Recap

IndyTechFest is teh awesome! I was privileged enough to be a speaker alongside some other ridiculously awesome regional speakers (and even had a few of them IN my presentation!)… star…

Cool Resource for Software Engineers

Last year we got rid of our traditional annual review system and replaced it with sensible component parts (career guidance, skill assessments, etc.) It would take several posts to explain…

Lean and Kanban in Contracting Environment Video Posted

Last month, SEP was involved in planning the Lean Software and Systems Conference in Atlanta. One of the ways we were involved with the event was through the “Leaning Over…

Community: 2 Conferences Compared

It’s surprising how fast things are changing especially, in the development of electronic and online communities. What first looked like some teenage fad with Facebook and Myspace social media sites…

Default Value

In .NET we’ve got this cool little language construct called default, that’ll give you the default value for any given type.  That is, null, for any reference type, or zero/false/DateTime.Min/etc….

More bragging about SEP…

Okay, I don’t think it’s a secret that I REALLY enjoy working at SEP. However, I’m going to continue to brag about this company. Recently, SEP was awarded the #1 BEST…

Waste in the Software Development Process

There are different levels of waste in the software development process.

SEP Named #1 2010 ‘Best Places to Work in Indiana’

Yesterday, SEP received top honors as the best place to work in Indiana in the small to medium-sized company category.  The rest of the state now knows what I’ve always…

SEP Ranked #1 Best Place to Work in Indiana

Press Release May 6, 2010 (INDIANAPOLIS) — Companies with strong workplace practices – rooted in respect, teamwork and good communication – were recognized on May 6, 2010 at the Indiana…

happy Star Wars day!

May the 4th be with you. Julie Ohrihttp://www.sep.com/julie