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Why We Give – Child Slavery Still Exists

How We’re Helping Fight Child Slavery in West Africa Slavery still exists. Around the world, children are one of the primary victims of slavery—especially those working in agriculture in developing countries. Since 2014, IntelliTect has partnered with International Justice Mission (IJM) to fight child slavery in the fishing industry on Lake Volta, Ghana. Lake Volta […]

Scrum Master Check-In: The Sprint Retrospective

Simple tricks to improve the Sprint retrospective. New to Scrum? No problem. Scrum is an agile methodology that allows developers to create working software early and often. Scrum Masters are servant leaders; we seek to guide one or many agile development teams through the Scrum process by facilitating Scrum ceremonies, removing team impediments, and orchestrating […]

Video: Machine Learning including Agile Machine Learning

Get ready for a high-level primer on machine learning, including Azure Machine Learning. Brian Uptagrafft, senior software engineer at IntelliTect, recently finished a project where he used machine learning to teach computers to accurately read electric meters. The task was tricky and required a lot of data, some creative problem-solving and a multi-faceted approach. He […]

Decoupling – Making Your C# Program More Testable

 How and Why to Implement Decoupling Classes in Your Code Decoupling is a strategy for writing testable code when dealing with hard-to-test classes and it can be an incredibly powerful tool to help you write clean, effective and bug-free code. What Is Decoupling? Decoupling is a coding strategy that involves taking the key parts of […]

Essential .NET: Parse the Command Line with System.CommandLine (MSDN)

Going all the way back to. NET Framework 1.0, I’ve been astounded that there’s been no simple way for developers to parse the command line of their applications. Applications start execution from the Main method, but the arguments are passed in as an array (string[] args) with no differentiation between which items in the array […]