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Tools to Implement IaC and Improve Platform Quality

 Sean Sullivan  Mar 16, 2023 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

In modern software development, many moving pieces and systems often depend on other systems. It is important for infrastructure to be deployed quickly, consistently and in a controlled fashion. One way to achieve that is to transition software development practices into managing infrastructure, resulting in Infrastructure as Code (IaC). Here's an overview of where you can use IaC to improve the quality and process of your platform and some tools to help your organization achieve it.

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DragonSpears Ranks No. 131 on Inc. Regionals Midwest List

 Sienna Provvidenza  Feb 28, 2023 8:05:27 AM  0 Comments

Chicago, IL February 28th, 2023

Inc. magazine today revealed that DragonSpears is No. 131 on its third annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing Midwest private companies, based in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Midwest economy’s most dynamic segment–its independent small businesses.

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Speed Up Unit Test Coding with the Arrange-Act-Assert Test Pattern

 Zachary Sersland  Feb 16, 2023 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

Writing unit tests is no developer’s favorite part of coding. Tests tend to be poorly written and maintained, and keeping them up to date takes time away from writing the features they should be testing. Fortunately, the Arrange/Act/Assert pattern (also called Given/When/Then) is a simple but valuable pattern that defines the order of operations for tests.

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Unlocking Productivity with Sprint Zero

 Chuck Whittemore  Feb 2, 2023 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

The concept of 'Sprint Zero' is a popular approach to product delivery that has been gaining traction in recent years. It helps to facilitate the planning and execution of a project while allowing teams to quickly and effectively start developing the product. Learn more about what Sprint Zero is, how it helps delivery teams, and best practices for implementation.

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2022-11 IEL Summit Recap: A Celebration of Innovation

 Sienna Provvidenza  Jan 18, 2023 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

On November 3rd, 2022, we held our second Summit of the year at the OLC Education & Conference Center. We had a lineup of eleven guest speakers to share their insights with the community.

The Innovative Executives League is an exclusive, invite-only community of entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, and innovators with a passion for innovation and a growth mindset. Each year, we host a Summit to celebrate the successes within the community. 

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