Blog Category Archive

Development

  • Consolidated Billing for an AWS Organization

    Having 4, 6, 12, or even more accounts with individual invoices, billing methods, support contracts, reserved instance pools, and everything else that comes along would be enough to drive anyone crazy. Luckily, AWS offers a great solution that is easy to set up and manage.

    Michael Stesen
    February 29, 2020
  • Monitoring and Managing Production Applications

    Recovering from a production site outage during peak hours can be a daunting task. While everyone wants a 100% uptime, it can be near impossible because of things out of our hands. However, we can plan for these potential outages and architect the application and infrastructure to allow for a quick recovery.

    Susan Bell
    January 22, 2020
  • Leveraging Multiple Accounts in Your AWS Environment

    Considered to be best practices in AWS, as well as one of the most popular ways to fully maximize the potential of AWS, is to utilize multiple accounts. Accounts can be set up as either per-organization, per-department, or even per-application and can be utilized to logically and physically separate any resources to fit your organization’s needs. This, combined with master-account billing and properly utilizing Tags, can allow you to be as separate, yet collected, as you see fit.

    Michael Stesen
    November 19, 2019
  • Fun with Feature Flags

    Feature flags are a powerful tool with many uses, they should be thoughtfully considered as a development tool. Feature Flags allow developers to achieve continuous deployment and clients see great value in the speed at which issues can be resolved.

    Nick Greene
    October 28, 2019
  • The Benefits of SharePoint’s Hub Architecture

    Today we are going to share a few modern SharePoint features that can save you time and money by eliminating some frequently performed and repetitive tasks while utilizing the latest in modern architecture and design.

    Nate Duff
    September 17, 2019
  • Creating a Functional Test Framework

    Learn about creating, employing, or utilizing a framework for your functional tests to drastically improve your testing that benefits of creating functional test framework and what that framework might look like.

    Matt Condor
    May 24, 2019
  • Key Benefits of Keeping Your Sitefinity Subscription Plan

    So it has been a full year since you purchased your Sitefinity license and now you aren’t sure if you should keep your subscription active. Take a look at these benefits and I am sure you will see that it is worth the investment.

    Melissa Miller
    April 22, 2019
    • Understanding the Agile Process from the Client Perspective

      The Agile development methodology was formalized in 2001 and has become the leading process for software creation. Developers love the flexibility it gives by not requiring that everything be figured out up-front. But as a client, how can you feel comfortable signing a contract without already knowing exactly what you will get?

      Jason Vogel
      January 15, 2019
      • Educating the Client: 5 Key Guidelines to Set Yourself Up for Success

        If you are familiar with professional service companies specializing in Web Development or Digital Applications, then you are undoubtedly aware of the pressures and day-to-day struggles that come with meeting the demands of clients. Contrary to social folklore, the customer is not ALWAYS right, however they should always be HEARD. Instead of arguing and potentially losing a client, here are some helpful actions meant to prevent you or your company from constantly battling over the same ground.

        Ryan Teneyck
        December 15, 2018
        • Web Jobs and Function Apps – Using the Best Tool for the Job

          WebJobs and Function Apps are both services in Azure to run triggered or scheduled tasks. This blog posts compares the two services and outlines cases where one solution may be preferred over the other.

          Susan Bell
          May 5, 2017