Category: Blog

Managing Infrastructure on Azure with Terraform

Learn to use Terraform to manage and scale up architecture of your growing project. Managing huge amounts of infrastructure can be difficult and time-consuming, especially in an agile development world where requirements continuously change. Using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) to deploy and scale out environments, while applying proven software development practices, can help alleviate the […]

Discover Kubernetes: a popular container orchestration solution

Need to scale large applications? Learn why Kubernetes is a great Docker add-on. Creating an application is a big deal, but that’s not the only step in the development process. Often people forget about the sometimes difficult act of deploying their product to the end-user. Application deployment has changed over time. And although we have […]

.NET Reunified: Microsoft’s Plans for .NET 5

When Microsoft announced .NET 5 at Microsoft Build 2019 in May, it marked an important step forward for developers working across desktop, Web, mobile, cloud and device platforms. In fact, .NET 5 is that rare platform update that unifies divergent frameworks, reduces code complexity and significantly advances cross-platform reach. This is no small task. Microsoft […]

IntelliTect Today: Location, Location, Location

Building Culture with Location For the last few years, the IntelliTect team has been working to relocate to a more permanent environment—a place to call our own in which we can permanently invest. With today’s commercial real estate market, finding a building that suited our needs was no small feat. Even after purchasing–easement issues, abatements […]

Agile Demystified: 7 Metrics to Assess Your Agile Practices

Agile development has evolved to become the norm for software projects. Many organizations are practicing agile with fantastic results. However, sometimes results are less than stellar. Assess your company’s agile practices with this quick checklist. Score 1 point for every answer you agree with. 1 Number of unit tests: Increasing Your team is checking for […]

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 […]