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    Consulting 101 Part 1: Agile Crash Course

    Recently Akrem and Erick presented Consulting 101, an annual presentation delivered at a Source Allies University event. We are publishing a three-part blog series that is a distillation of that presentation. This first post is a crash course on Agile.
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    Hackathon 2021: Escape of the Mad Scientists

    What happens when you put several teammates in a room together, separate them out into project teams, and give them less than 48 hours to produce an MVP? A successful Hackathon!
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    Vim in Twelve More Keys

    Join me as we head back to the wonderful world of vim. This time we're going to cover some of the more advanced features of vim to make your text editing as smooth as possible.
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    Case Study: Financial Services Cloud Native Data Lake

    A Fortune 500 financial services partner wanted to transform their future actuarial community, re-engineer and automate manual workflows, and modernize technology tools to gain a competitive position in the market. We began with a customer-focused approach. Because the end-users consisted of the actuarial community and resident data scientists, we first...
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    Summer In Review 2021 - Amber

    Source Allies had many apprentices during Summer 2021! In this post, Amber will share their experience as a graphic design apprentice at Source Allies. Amber Swinehart This summer apprenticeship with Source Allies was my first graphic design position since I graduated from DMACC May 2021. I am endlessly grateful for...
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    Summer In Review 2021 - Tim

    Source Allies had many talented apprentices during the summer of 2021! In this post, Tim will share his experience working on our project teams. Tim Hornback This summer makes my second here at Source Allies. I continued my apprenticeship from last summer part-time through my junior year. During my second...
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    Summer In Review 2021 - Liz

    Source Allies had many apprentices during Summer 2021! They gained experience with test-driven development, pair programming, ci/cd, mobile development, and much more. Each apprentice had their own unique experience over the course of the summer, and gave a presentation in August to showcase their growth as developers, consultants, and people....
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    Summer In Review 2021 - Christian & Cutler

    Source Allies had many apprentices during Summer 2021! They gained experience with test-driven development, pair programming, ci/cd, mobile development, and much more. Each apprentice had their own unique experience over the course of the summer, and gave a presentation in August to showcase their growth as developers, consultants, and people....
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    Case Study: Leveraging Infrastructure as Code and DevOps Best Practices

    Source Allies saw an opportunity for our partner, a Fortune 500 agriscience company, to accelerate their digital transformation. In its current state, there were a dozen software development teams working on the same product who did not have confidence in the stability of their current cloud infrastructure and deployment environments....
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    Brag a Bit

    The day-to-day work of a software developer is diverse. We are assigned a main project to work on that takes most of our focus but unexpected work can arise since software development is such a team-based activity. Examples of out of the ordinary work may be helping track down a...