This Is the QA Podcast: Episode 04

Episode 04 of This Is the QA Podcast is live! The Nerdery’s quality assurance podcast is written, produced and recorded by our acclaimed quality assurance team each month. Need to catch up on our past episodes? Listen here.

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Building Scalable Distributed Applications with Java, Integration Frameworks and Messaging

Creating scalable applications is always a challenge. No matter how much we design and test, production usage patterns can always bring us unwelcome surprises. Making an enterprise application scale is both an art and a science, requiring leveraging the talents and skills of different disciplines: software engineers, QA, DevOps, etc.

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Profiles in Nerdery: Kelly Lamkins

Every month we feature one of our Nerds and have them share a little bit about themselves and what they love to do both inside and outside of The Nerdery. Today we’re highlighting Kelly Lamkins, Principal Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer at our Minneapolis office.
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Profiles in Nerdery: Laura Briggs, Dog Rescuer Extraordinaire

Every so often we like to feature one of our Nerds and have them share a little bit about themselves and what they love to do both inside and outside of The Nerdery. Continue reading Profiles in Nerdery: Laura Briggs, Dog Rescuer Extraordinaire

Dine at The Nerdery for the Perfect Cause

You’re invited to a semi-formal, four-course dinner and silent auction presented by The Nerdery and Extra Life Nerds on Saturday, October 17 at 5 p.m. at The Nerdery’s Bloomington office.

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Cyber Security & Data Breach Facts at a Glance [Infographic]

Cyber security has been a hot button issue lately, for good reason. But how do hackers gain to access to databases? And who do they typically target? Read on to learn little-known facts about cyber security, and exactly how costly data breaches can be.

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The Future of Windows 10 and HoloLens

Microsoft clarified their vision for Windows 10 and provided the world with a glimpse of what is on the horizon for Windows development in an announcement made late last month. From unifying development across their diverse hardware platforms to unveiling a whole new way of interacting with apps, Microsoft is taking bold steps forward to empower developers to dream, build and deliver apps to their consumers.

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Digital PM Summit preview w/speakers Megan Wilker and Kurt Schmidt

This podcast is a conversation about digital project management with two leaders in the field: Clockwork COO Megan Wilker and Kurt Schmidt, Director of Project Management here at The Nerdery – both invited to speak at today’s Digital PM Summit in Austin, Texas – no spoilers in this preview. Kurt also talks with Megan about the growing community-of-peers she founded called the Twin Cities Interactive Project Management Meetup.

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How big data can help your business, big or small

In recent years, you’ve probably heard a lot about “big data” or Apache Hadoop but little of it  has been enlightening or inspiring (maybe a bit mysterious like a good twist to a movie). Big data is really just a buzz  word for now, but it’s what we use when we’re talking about a collection of large and complex data sets that are analyzed to reveal patterns. Some say it’s solving big problems for big businesses like Google, US Bank, and other large enterprises out there. Some say it’s too complicated for “an ordinary developer” to do. We’ll try to answer some of these questions, dispel some of these myths, and most importantly, show you how you and your business can use big data to solve your problems… big or small.

“Try turning what you used to see as a trash can into real money for your business.”

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New iTunes Connect Analytics Will Revolutionize iOS App Marketing

Every marketing professional that works with iOS mobile apps will receive the gift that keeps on giving this fall – the gift of insight over their conversion funnel, granted by analytics data that you do not have access to today.

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