Posts Tagged: programming

8 Tips to Avoid Reckless Technical Debt

A little bit of technical debt can sometimes be strategic, but keep an eye on it to make sure it doesn’t get out of hand. And as always, plan ahead.

How To Influence Employees Towards Workplace Wellness

  If you are a part of an organization that has any type of wellness program, consider yourself very fortunate. Before we proceed, let us define wellness. According to Dictionary.com, Wellness means “the quality or state of being healthy in body and mind, especially as the result of deliberate effort.” Another definition is “an approach… Read more »

As Users Become Programmers

Dick was interviewed by Tom D’Auria of IMI TechTalk, on KFNX News Talk Radio, Sunday, August 1st. The conversation was about how programming is becoming less complex and how computer software is being fashioned directly by users, instead of professional programmers. These are Dick’s notes from the interview. What users are becoming what programmers? 30… Read more »

Crowdsourcing: gathering information to support forest fire fighting

Elena Rapisardi, a new friend who contracts with, and does innovative volunteer work for, various parts of the Italian government, has reported out on an interesting meeting here. I bring this up because we don’t always notice when new ground is being broken and new fuel is being provided for our own further development and… Read more »