Can you measure “quality”? (spoiler – yes you can!)

There are 3 main questions that I need to be able to answer in order to monitor a project. How many “thingies” can we get done each iteration? a.k.a. Velocity…

Importance of User Research

Unfortunately, the word research has gotten a bad rep over the years. Someone hears research and suddenly they think high dollars and waste of resources. Most people think of it…

Functional Programming

What is FP? Unfortunately, Functional Programming (FP) isn’t really a single thing. It’s a bunch of different programming constructs that get put together for traditional, convenience, implementational, or mathematical reasons….

South by SouthWest 2014 Accelerator Winners

I always like to see the future at SXSW Interactive, particularly new wearable tech or new startups. My 2014 faves: Entertainment and Content Category: Waygo Providence, RI Waygo is a…

Sources: Forbes

I see that Forbes magazine is on the verge of sale. This may be good or bad; we’ll see what the new owners do. Why do I care about the…

How to set up a legacy (Windows XP) virtual machine on Windows 8

Microsoft has withdrawn support for the Windows XP operating system, but if you are like me, we still have systems running under this operating system that need to be monitored…

Be a Summer Software Engineering or Business Intern at SEP!

Smart. Fit. Get things done. Each describes characteristics SEP explores with potential candidates when hiring, even with interns. “When looking for interns, we look for the same qualities we do…