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Optimizing your team’s time using Jira Cloud and Tempo Timesheets

In the past, I have spent countless hours using an array of different systems and tools to manage my team’s time. I would spend a good portion of every week doing tasks such as calculating capacity, tracking holidays, and the endless chore of making certain all time was entered into our project management system. Continue reading

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Business Intelligence Lunch & Learn

Choice Paralysis

Nowadays, there are hundreds of business intelligence tools available for companies of all shapes and sizes. Without a doubt, this has both enabled business leaders and slowed them down. It has become difficult to make any choice in an area that has so many of them. 

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Top 10 Links For The Indispensable Project Manager

Dear, Project Managers

Is this article going to be something like this? Sorry to disappoint if you came for that, because it’s going to be far less firehose and much more succinct, and to the point. Here are the top 10 links that are going to make you a project manager (PM)  that anyone would love to have on their team. Use the anecdotes, tips, and guidelines found in these 10 links and you and your team are going to get things done.

The Keys 🗝

re:Work – The five keys to a successful Google team

Results of a study performed by Google’s People Operations on what makes a successful team.

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ETL w/ Node?

Gain the Upper Hand on ETL using Node.js

Node.js is a JavaScript runtime that is fast, easy to learn, and has an enormous package library.  It is built on top of the Chrome V8 Engine, which uses an asynchronous event-driven model that can be used for creating scalable web applications.  So, why use it for ETL operations? Continue reading

Datastax / Cassandra Data Modeling Strategies

Common Problems in Cassandra Data Models

In our opinion Cassandra is one of best nosql database technologies we’ve used for high availability, large scale, and high speed business platforms, More specifically, we work with Datastax Enterprise version for Cassandra where the clients are above a certain size and need to have enterprise grade support 24/7 365 days a year with expertise around the world. There are many topics in which I could have written about as my first “Cassandra” post on our blog, but decided to write about what I call the three stooges of Cassandra data modeling: Larry (Tombstones), Curly (Data Skew), and Moe (Wide Partitions).

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