Category: Newsletter

.NET 5 VIDEO: A New Era in .NET

Developers, Start Your Migrations! .NET 5 Paves the Way for a Great Development Experience! For the past several years, Microsoft has invested heavily in .NET Core, their open-source, cross-platform development solution. As a result, those working with the original .NET Framework have been receiving fewer updates. While .NET Core and .NET Framework are language compatible, […]

Demystifying the Requirements-Gathering Environment

Define the Problem and Voice Client-Clarifying Questions with Confidence A non-trivial part of a successful software consultant’s job is understanding what the client’s problem is. A significant impediment to that problem is walking away from discussions and requirements gathering meetings knowing you don’t understand the issue but feel uncomfortable addressing it. This article will describe […]

IntelliTect Today: Passionate Hard Work During the Pandemic

Springing Past the Pandemic Winter into the Future. Discover Our New Team, Our Scholarship Program, and Our Coding Classes! We are starting to see signs of spring in Spokane, Washington, not only in the climate but perhaps more importantly, as we emerge from the pandemic winter. To our team, the end of this long year […]

Power BI: A Detailed Examination of Data Importation

Clarifying the Use of Queries and Methods for Data Importation with Power BI Power BI is an industry leader in self-service analytics. This service delivers large-scale business intelligence into the hands of the end user by leveraging familiar tools found in Excel and Analysis Services into a single streamlined application. Power BI takes advantage of […]

Demystifying Economic Stereotypes with Factfulness

How Accurate is My Perceived Worldview? While traveling overseas before COVID-19, I had my family read Hans Rosling’s book, Factfulness, Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think. Before we began reading, each of us took the Factfulness Quiz – an activity I highly recommend. Consider taking […]

Developing Countries: Struggling to Survive the Pandemic

Aid Organizations Adjust to Shifting Health Guidelines: How You Can Help New economic challenges, social upheaval, political turmoil, and rising untold health problems are the new normal for many in the Western World. In spite of these difficulties, most of us are still living fairly comfortable lives. We have enough food, our water is clean […]