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Sustainability & Energy | Agile Considerations

Posted by David Bjarnson on Oct 25, 2018 10:00:00 AM

This article on sustainability is another installment of the Agile Principles Series. You can read the first piece here.

Sustainability is something that is generally understood at one level or another in various industries and business departments. If you quiz anybody in the c-suite they would tell you that sustainability is important to their business functioning well; it’s a key component of the famous 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (known as “sharpening the saw”). The thinking is that as you work to find balance, you achieve sustainability.

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Topics: Culture, Project Management, Agile Development

Taking Your Application From Idea to Reality in 54 hours

Posted by Jonathan Vanderford on Nov 15, 2016 6:20:52 PM

Last month I had the opportunity to participate in Startup Weekend, an event held twice a year in Louisville Kentucky, and in hundreds of cities around the world.

Close to 100 developers, designers, "hustlers" and mentors gathered Friday evening for a chance to pitch their idea for a business in 60 seconds. Among the almost 50 pitches, 11 were selected, based on audience voting, and got the opportunity to "hire" other participants to form a team for the weekend.

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Topics: Culture, Community

Never Too Young for Custom Application Development

Posted by Jason Dailey on May 11, 2016 10:30:50 AM

Hour of Code teaches Problem-Solving, Perseverance, and Attitude

Students at Camden Station Elementary in Crestwood, KY participated in an "Hour of Code" event last week and earned more than a sharp T-Shirt! My teammate Nick Branstein and I facilitated two 60 minute tutorials by Code.org to one class of first graders and another class of third graders. We had a great time while taking away some learnings of our own.

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Topics: Culture, Community, Custom App Development