Every project has a development standard. Sometimes the standard is “if it was hard to write, it should be hard to maintain.”
Developing, and following, a corporate Best Practices standard will lead to continuity, maintainability, robustness, and pride.
Presented by Mark Reynolds, a contributing author for energy industry and computer science magazines, speaker at industry conferences, a long-time developer, and college professor (in his spare time).
Improving (our platinum sponsor) - "Improving is a technology management and consulting services firm deeply rooted in our commitment to establishing trust — not only with each other but with our clients, partners, communities, and others. We aspire to do this through creating transparency, delivering results, continuously improving, clarifying expectations, and keeping our commitments." (http://www.improving.com/)
iSphere (our gold sponsor) - "iSphere is a Houston-based IT consulting and IT staffing firm, with a proven track record in both the private and public sectors. iSphere offers extensive knowledge and demonstrated expertise - from IT consulting on strategy, collaboration and information management to IT staffing to get IT done right. At iSphere, we pride ourselves on providing our consultants an experience that not only satisfies their professional needs, but also their personal needs." (https://isphere.net/isphere/)
Experis (our silver sponsor) - "Experis is in your corner. You want to work with someone who can guide your career, sell your strengths and find you the opportunities that match your needs. That’s where their highly specialized recruiters come in. They know how to talk your language and translate your value to their clients. Their recruiters work for you." (http://www.experis.com/)