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How Can Robotic Process Automation Benefit Your Business?

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Real-World Agile Budgeting

Originally presented at SoFloDevCon 2022, this article explores different strategies internal and external teams can use to communicate budgets and roadmaps to stakeholders.

Originally presented at SoFloDevCon 2022, this article explores different strategies internal and external teams can use to communicate budgets and roadmaps to stakeholders.

User-Centered Design: An Overview

“People ignore products that ignores people” - Frank Chimero

“People ignore products that ignores people” - Frank Chimero

The SilverLogic Grabs GoodFirms Attention by Offering ...

The SilverLogic (TSL), founded in 2012 and based in Florida, is a agile custom software consulting and development firm. "We make ideas happen," whether they require sophisticated apps, websites, or business automation. augmented reality (AR), and other technologies

The SilverLogic (TSL), founded in 2012 and based in Florida, is a agile custom software consulting and development firm. "We make ideas happen," whether they require sophisticated apps, websites, or business automation. augmented reality (AR), and other technologies

Agile Feedback Loops: Dynamic Governance in an Agile ...

The SilverLogic (https://tsl.io/)  has grown dramatically as an agile software development company over the past several years. Now 10 years old and with almost 60 members, we faced the question: how do we —the organization—introspect, course-correct, learn at scale? A company-wide retrospective is unfeasible, and surveys only take us so far.

The SilverLogic (https://tsl.io/)  has grown dramatically as an agile software development company over the past several years. Now 10 years old and with almost 60 members, we faced the question: how do we —the organization—introspect, course-correct, learn at scale? A company-wide retrospective is unfeasible, and surveys only take us so far.

Breakfast with The Pink Queen

We are excited to be supporting The Pink Queen Foundation in their upcoming meet-n-greet event to (re)introduce our local cancer survivors support organization to the extended community.

We are excited to be supporting The Pink Queen Foundation in their upcoming meet-n-greet event to (re)introduce our local cancer survivors support organization to the extended community.

Articulating Value With Testable User Stories

User stories are used to articulate the value we want end users to get from a given feature. Writing a story is as simple as filling out a ticket for a sandwich at the deli; you specify what you want, the sandwich is made per your specifications, you inspect your order and then pay for it if it meets the requirements you outlined; it’s a work ticket for an independent, negotiable, valuable, estimable, small, testable deliverable.

User stories are used to articulate the value we want end users to get from a given feature. Writing a story is as simple as filling out a ticket for a sandwich at the deli; you specify what you want, the sandwich is made per your specifications, you inspect your order and then pay for it if it meets the requirements you outlined; it’s a work ticket for an independent, negotiable, valuable, estimable, small, testable deliverable.

Business tools | API to Business Automation

Dare we say when referring to tech: “This ain't Kansas anymore”? Though there is a solid start to the information age, the time of its end is certain, transition is upon us. What do we call this new era? To answer that, let’s take a gander at society and how the most cutting-edge tech is handling information, and let’s do it through a business to business or B2B lens for title sake.

Dare we say when referring to tech: “This ain't Kansas anymore”? Though there is a solid start to the information age, the time of its end is certain, transition is upon us. What do we call this new era? To answer that, let’s take a gander at society and how the most cutting-edge tech is handling information, and let’s do it through a business to business or B2B lens for title sake.

NFTs: Strategies to Reduce Speculation

NFTs: From Speculation to Utility

A lot of the current talk about NFTs is about collectability rather than their usability, or functionality. What can you really DO with non-fungible tokens that make them valuable aside from purchasing something like a “Bored ape” and becoming a member of the “Bored Ape Yacht Club?”

Currently, many NFT projects are designed for value accrual which encourages holders to engage in speculative behavior rather than building the network. Tony Shen, in his article, Do Not Design for Speculators, (July 2018, read Feb. 22, 2022) discusses how to reduce the influence of speculation on NFTs by introducing a tax similar to a property tax that punishes land speculators and is intended to get the land into the hands of someone that values it more because they want to make a productive asset, like homes, or commercial property. In the NFT realm, Harberger taxes have been proposed as a way to force speculators to sell to investors to ensure the NFT is more productively utilized (Harberger Taxes on Ethereum, Nov. 2018, read Feb.23, 2022). Simon de la Rouviere in his article in Medium, July 15, 2018, says:

NFTs: From Speculation to Utility

A lot of the current talk about NFTs is about collectability rather than their usability, or functionality. What can you really DO with non-fungible tokens that make them valuable aside from purchasing something like a “Bored ape” and becoming a member of the “Bored Ape Yacht Club?”

Currently, many NFT projects are designed for value accrual which encourages holders to engage in speculative behavior rather than building the network. Tony Shen, in his article, Do Not Design for Speculators, (July 2018, read Feb. 22, 2022) discusses how to reduce the influence of speculation on NFTs by introducing a tax similar to a property tax that punishes land speculators and is intended to get the land into the hands of someone that values it more because they want to make a productive asset, like homes, or commercial property. In the NFT realm, Harberger taxes have been proposed as a way to force speculators to sell to investors to ensure the NFT is more productively utilized (Harberger Taxes on Ethereum, Nov. 2018, read Feb.23, 2022). Simon de la Rouviere in his article in Medium, July 15, 2018, says:

NFTs: What are They and Why Should You Care?

What is an NFT?

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are unique, digital items with blockchain-managed ownership as opposed to “fungible” assets like government-backed currency, like the US dollar. A dollar is always a dollar no matter the serial number on a specific one-dollar bill or whether it's a dollar sitting in your bank account. Examples of NFTs can include collectibles, game items, digital art, event tickets, domain names, and even ownership records for physical assets (Devin Finzer, Jan 10, 2020, read Feb.1, 2022). A real-world example of the power of NFTs is the sale of a digital collage NFT by digital artist Beeple for $69 million in March of 2021. A more recent phenomenon is “The Bored Ape Yacht Club,” a series of NFT avatars minted on the Ethereum blockchain. Bored Ape NFTs have generated more than $750 million worth of trading volume and are increasingly used by famous athletes and musicians as their avatars on Twitter (Decrypt.co, Jan. 22, 2022, read Feb. 10, 2022).

What is an NFT?

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are unique, digital items with blockchain-managed ownership as opposed to “fungible” assets like government-backed currency, like the US dollar. A dollar is always a dollar no matter the serial number on a specific one-dollar bill or whether it's a dollar sitting in your bank account. Examples of NFTs can include collectibles, game items, digital art, event tickets, domain names, and even ownership records for physical assets (Devin Finzer, Jan 10, 2020, read Feb.1, 2022). A real-world example of the power of NFTs is the sale of a digital collage NFT by digital artist Beeple for $69 million in March of 2021. A more recent phenomenon is “The Bored Ape Yacht Club,” a series of NFT avatars minted on the Ethereum blockchain. Bored Ape NFTs have generated more than $750 million worth of trading volume and are increasingly used by famous athletes and musicians as their avatars on Twitter (Decrypt.co, Jan. 22, 2022, read Feb. 10, 2022).

Recommended Readings for Developers at the Start of their ...

As part of our hiring process, we do a standardized, at-home, non-time-limited Work Sample Test. The goals of the work sample test are to provide applicants a standardized way to demonstrate their abilities in web development, and are for the most part framework agnostic, even though we prefer Django, applicants with experience in Rails or Express are welcome to use their preferred tool. This article contains some readings and resources that we consider "nice to have" knowledge for applicants or anyone interested in working in web development.

As part of our hiring process, we do a standardized, at-home, non-time-limited Work Sample Test. The goals of the work sample test are to provide applicants a standardized way to demonstrate their abilities in web development, and are for the most part framework agnostic, even though we prefer Django, applicants with experience in Rails or Express are welcome to use their preferred tool. This article contains some readings and resources that we consider "nice to have" knowledge for applicants or anyone interested in working in web development.

What is data scraping and how is it used?

DATA SCRAPING - TYPES, USES, & WHY IT MATTERS

DATA SCRAPING - TYPES, USES, & WHY IT MATTERS

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