Preparing new tech leads to build strong development teams

Preparing new tech leads to build strong development teams

On any software team, the Technical Lead (TL) has a crucial role to play: This person functions as a leader and coordinator of the developers, as well as a point of contact with the business or management. Obviously, the capability of your TL will greatly affect the...
Seekr finds the formula for true team engagement

Seekr finds the formula for true team engagement

Picture a team of software professionals seated in a classy Italian restaurant, ready to compete for bragging rights over assessing the nuances of fine wine. This was our Austin team’s idea of bonding—and Seekr turned this very particular vision into a reality.Seekr...
The top 3 takeaways from KCDC 2019

The top 3 takeaways from KCDC 2019

As first-time sponsors of the Kansas City Developers Conference, we were floored by the culture we encountered there. People flocked from all over, curious and enthusiastic about building better technology.Our team had the opportunity to talk to individuals across the...
Is Kafka or RabbitMQ the right messaging tool for you?

Is Kafka or RabbitMQ the right messaging tool for you?

In a previous post on microservices integration patterns, we talked briefly about messaging. Messaging comes with many options and patterns, and one of the most critical decisions you’ll make is choosing between message brokers. RabbitMQ and Kafka are lead options,...