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Shaun McBurney

Persistent software engineer with a passion for DevOps and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM). Saving time by automating and standardizing processes is a core competency of this adept developer. With an expertise in the Microsoft technology stack, specifically Azure DevOps, this graduate of Gonzaga University is an asset to any team.

Congrats to Mark Michaelis for 22 years as an MVP!

Mark Michaelis has been awarded Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award for 2018-2019 in recognition of his exceptional technical community leadership! What’s a Microsoft MVP? According to, “MVPs are technology experts who passionately share their knowledge with the community. They are always on the ‘bleeding edge’ and have an unstoppable urge to get their […]

Purcell’s Manufacturing App Revamped & Streamlined for Efficiency

Challenge Purcell manufactures custom outdoor equipment enclosure solutions (cabinets). The details of the configuration vary depending on each customer’s requirements. Cabinets can be the size of a car with hundreds of components inside while others may be the size of a breadbox and only house one component. Purcell is so confident in their system that […]

The ‘Elegant-Innovative-Excellence’ of C#

Why C# should be part of your tooling arsenal   C# (pronounced C Sharp) is a language used in combination with Microsoft’s .NET framework for developing applications. “The open-sourced nature of C# and the framework that comes with it is pretty unique,” Mark Michaelis said during a recent interview on Code Chat. “What really makes […]

Washington Trust Bank Uses Agile Processes & DevOps

Challenge Washington Trust had a development team that was in the process of updating their legacy system for processing commercial loans to a smart application that would automate the labor-intensive process of collating, authorizing and printing loan documentation. It was a complex project with a deadline that was quickly approaching. Cliff Conklin, Director of Development […]

IntelliTect Today: Smart Meters for the Inland Northwest

Since 2006, IntelliTect has been a custom development partner for Avista Utilities. We have been a strategic collaborator in the development and project management of a long-awaited customer portal that will bridge the communication gap between Avista, their customers, and the community they serve. Avista’s most recent project was a joint effort with their contract […]

IntelliTect is a Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform Partner

** UPDATE  ** IntelliTect has achieved GOLD status within the Microsoft DevOps Partner competency, joining an elite tier of Microsoft partners in the country to have achieved this status. We needed to provide several customer references to reach this status as well as achieve certain certification and sales requirements to confirm our service was of […]

How I Installed Software on a Server using PowerShell

I was tasked with installing custom and generic software on a dozen new servers. As an SDET, I have never done this type of task before, so I googled some methods for automating this process since manually installing each server was time-consuming. PowerShell seemed to be the logical tool for running through my list of tasks. I was able […]