Why We Celebrate the Platypus Awards

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February 14, 2019 / No Comment

How does IntelliTect view success?
During a recent employee meeting, our CEO, Mark Michaelis explained how he sees success and that it isn’t some mythical destination. So often, great developers seem impossible to find and are referred to as unicorns because, even in fairytales, there are scarcely any of them. And while it’s important to strive for excellence, focusing on […]
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IntelliTect Today: Communicating Passion to a New Generation of Students

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February 14, 2019 / No Comment

Eastern Washington University has Three New Adjunct Professors
For the past two quarters, three of our IntelliTect team members, Mark Michaelis (CEO), Kevin Bost (senior software engineer) and Michael Stokesbary (senior software architect and trainer), have been teaching the programming language C# (pronounced “C Sharp”) to tomorrow’s engineers in the computer science program at Eastern.
“At least in Spokane, the majority […]
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IntelliTect Helps the Sawla Children

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February 14, 2019 / No Comment

Ghana children’s home achieves self-sufficiency through ongoing support
The fight for global justice isn’t just about giving a handout; it’s about providing a hand up that lifts individuals and whole communities out of their poverty situations. At IntelliTect, we want to do more for communities than give those in need a meal; we want to provide the tools they need […]
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2019 Philanthropy Update

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February 14, 2019 / No Comment

Why We Do What We Do
IntelliTect’s commitment to finding innovative solutions to the world’s most difficult problems extend beyond software development into social justice and anti-poverty work. Last year, IntelliTect provided financial support to several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working toward ending slavery (click here to learn more), giving legal protection to women suffering extreme gender violence (click here for […]
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Employee Spotlight – Kyle Amonson

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February 14, 2019 / No Comment

Whether you’ve worked with them for years or have never met our featured employee, this column will continue to introduce you to the many faces of IntelliTect. For this issue, we featured a risk taker with a dry sense of humor: Kyle Amonson. 
Kyle is one of IntelliTect’s newer team members, but he’s already had his hand in several projects. […]
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Design Demystified

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February 14, 2019 / No Comment

Why A Beautiful User Experience (UX) Shouldn’t Be Our Primary Focus

I’m passionate about creating functional designs, and I love what I do. More and more I believe that the methodology of sticking to initial design comps exactly is fatally flawed. Executing a smooth plan and receiving positive internal feedback is excellent, but ultimately, if a design doesn’t improve […]
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IntelliTect Today: 5 Vital Reasons to Migrate to ASP.NET Core

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December 10, 2018 / No Comment

Microsoft’s ASP.NET Core provides an open-source platform for efficiently building high-performance websites with cross-platform capabilities.
Mark Michaelis, CEO of IntelliTect, has traveled throughout the US teaching developers how to take their existing code and upgrade it to the ASP.NET Core framework because it is a very light, efficient platform that requires users to install only what they need to […]
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Software Solutions Demystified: Buy or Build with Confidence

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December 10, 2018 / No Comment

Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to make the important ‘buy or build’ decision many times. In retrospect, some commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products have worked out wonderfully. Others have been less than stellar. I use the following matrix to help make my decision.

Here are some key points to consider for your decision.
1 – Make sure you […]
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Employee Spotlight: Andrew Scott

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December 10, 2018 / No Comment

An Analytical Thinker Who Crafts Innovative Solutions
Whether you’ve worked with them for years or have never met our featured employee, this column will continue to introduce you to the many faces of IntelliTect. For this issue, we featured a bright innovator who caught the coding bug as a sophomore in high school: Andrew Scott.

“Maybe the solution is […]
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