SEP Selected as 2014 Best Places to Work in Indiana Finalist

For the fifth year in a row, SEP has been named by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce as one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana. The honorees list…

How to Spread Contagious Excellence

Contagious Excellence is a short, concise statement that describes SEP at its core. But what does Contagious Excellence mean? Working with SEP and associating with us will make you better….

Steam Engines

Typically when you think about the software engineering profession, the first thing to come to mind isn’t steam engines.  However, I believe that studying past technologies may provide valuable insights…

The Enterprise Lean Startup: Innovation through Experimentation

Chris Shinkle, Director of Innovation at Software Engineering Professionals (SEP), presents “The Enterprise Lean Startup: Innovation through Experimentation” Chris ShinkleDirector of Innovation

While it’s So Cold … A Post about Diabetes, Grizzly Bears, and the End of the Last Ice Age

There is an article out today about obesity-related diabetes and the grizzly by Dr. Kevin Corbit, senior scientist at Amgen. Grizzlies gorge in the fall, hibernate through the winter and…

BoilerMake: A Weekend of Hacks, Hackers, and Dodgeball or a New-aged Career Fair?

I went to my first university-based hackathon: BoilerMake. A hackathon is straight forward, but BoilerMake was no simple hackathon. Students from across the country came together to build something/anything in one…

Category Theory and Software Engineering

This is a write-up for the book Categories for the Working Mathematician written by Saunders Mac Lane.  Someone indicated to me that they would be interested in seeing the write-up…

Minimizing Risk When Launching a Product

How does a business minimize the uncertainty and risk it faces when launching a new product to market? Markets are full of uncertainties with ever changing demands. New products are…

Meditations, Bitcoin as My Muse

So bitcoin. The Bitcoin innovation of using the block chain mechanism to allow trustless exchanges is the interesting part of bitcoin for me. I don’t really want to rehash the…