Monthly Archives: May 2016

Salesforce’s Trailhead learning program sees swift uptake by developers

Salesforce’s Trailhead learning program sees swift uptake by developers
If you visited the Developer Zone at Salesforce.com’s Dreamforce conference last September, you would have seen a long lineup of devs snaking around tents and fake pine trees amidst the camping-themed floor as they patiently waited their turn to receive …
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Agile project management tool from ThoughtWorks expected in June

Agile project management tool from ThoughtWorks expected in June
be the first product of the global IT consultancy’s new Studios software division launched this month. ThoughtWorks has been using and recommending agile methodologies for about 10 years, and its best practices are rooted in Extreme Programming (XP).
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How Did Groupon’s Rise and Fall Change Chicago’s Startup Scene? Not Much

How Did Groupon’s Rise and Fall Change Chicago’s Startup Scene? Not Much
All this to say: Howerton’s idea of a real technology scene in Chicago doesn’t end with a certain daily-deals company that happened to go public last year. “Groupon was a huge huge success and potentially a huge huge failure,” Howeton said. “That neither …
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Will Kevin Willer’s exit impact 1871 and Chicago’s future as tech start-up hotspot?

Will Kevin Willer’s exit impact 1871 and Chicago’s future as tech start-up hotspot?
One of the goals of 1871 was to position Chicago as a newly-emerging center for tech start-ups — something akin to what Silicon Valley was in its infancy many years ago. In December, 2012, some seven months after the launch of 1871, the start-up center …
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