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Ally Advantage: Using Metrics to Tell the Story

Category: Business Solutions, Ally Services

  Ever since my time as a student journalist, I’ve been convinced that numbers tell the story. Not just numbers, but having access to data in such a way that you can make sense […]


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SharePoint List View WebPart and Angular Framework Should Be Friends

Category: Application Development

There can be numerous challenges to getting multiple asynchronous browser-side solutions to work on any platform, and SharePoint is certainly no exception.  By itself, SharePoint 2013’s built-in client-rendering option for the XSLTListViewWebPart already allows […]


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Reboot: Goal-Setting and Technology Are Not So Different

Category: Life at Allegient

What is your first troubleshooting step when technology begins acting flaky?  For most people, it means a reboot.  If your screen is flickering strangely, then turn off your monitor and turn it back on. […]


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Allegient: A Home for my Career

Category: Life at Allegient

Can you feel at home at a new job after only four months? When I joined Allegient, I was ready for the next step in my career, but have already found it to be so […]


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Xamarin Overview: Cross Platform App Development Simplified

Category: Application Development

Developing native mobile applications can be a pain. After the initial excitement of a great idea for an app wears off, getting started can really begin to feel like a trip down Alice’s rabbit […]


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C# 6 Nuggets – String Interpolation

Category: Application Development

In his book, Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship, Robert “Uncle Bob” Martin reminds us that the ratio of time spent reading vs writing code is somewhere in the ballpark of 10:1.  […]


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ASP.NET 5 Will Transform The Way You Work

Category: Application Development

If you are a developer that works on the Microsoft stack or manage developers producing products on the Microsoft stack, you may or may not have seen the 18 November announcement that ASP.NET 5 […]


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2 Solid Ways To Quantify Good UX Design

Category: User Experience Design

Every company who provides digital design services can boast they have a ‘Great UX Team’. What does that mean? And, how do we quantify this? In my experience as a UX designer I can […]


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ServiceNow – 4 Part Mini-Series: Part 1

Category: Application Development, Enterprise Collaboration

Hi there! I’m here to talk about ServiceNow again. Last time, I wrote about getting started with ServiceNow. This time, I’d still like to stick with the idea of being new to ServiceNow and present […]


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Why Are The Worst Experiences The Most Memorable?

Category: User Experience Design

You’ve shopped at the same store for 5 years, visiting regularly three times a week. That one day the cashier was rude to you crushed your perception of the brand and you decided not […]


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Top 5 Reasons I Love My Job

Category: Business Solutions, Life at Allegient

I’m working late from my hotel room, but I can’t help but think about why I absolutely love my job. As a business analyst, my current role involves gathering business and technical requirements for […]


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Cortana Analytics Workshop: The Future is Now! Part 2

Category: Data & Analytics

In my earlier blog entry I gave an overview of some of the key benefits across all pieces of the Cortana Analytics Suite. Now I want to give readers a feel for what some of […]


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