Employee Spotlight: Grant Erickson

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May 20, 2019 / No Comment

A Puzzler Who Uses Software to Maximize Relationships
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 developer with a keen sense for solving complex puzzles: Grant Erickson, CTO.
Grant’s desk is littered with little puzzles […]
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IntelliTect Today: Location, Location, Location

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May 20, 2019 / No Comment

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 and an unexpected flooding problem […]
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Agile Demystified: 7 Metrics to Assess Your Agile Practices

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May 20, 2019 / No Comment

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 more and more bugs […]
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Why We Give – Child Slavery Still Exists

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May 20, 2019 / No Comment

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 is considered to be the […]
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Scrum Master Check-In: The Sprint Retrospective

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May 20, 2019 / No Comment

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 continuous improvement. It […]
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