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Problem Solving & Decision Making

We all encounter problems and the need for decisions in our daily work, yet the specific approach to how we solve problems or make decisions is seldom examined. In this Tech Talk, Brad Kain will look at some of the basic factors that shape how we apply critical thinking and ...

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Problem Solving & Decision Making

We all encounter problems and the need for decisions in our daily work, yet the specific approach to how we solve problems or make decisions is seldom examined. In this Tech Talk, Brad Kain will look at some of the basic factors that shape how we apply critical thinking and describe a few techniques that can improve these important processes.

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Problem Solving & Decision Making


Episode I: The SCRUM Menace

In this Tech Talk, Huu Da talks about creating and maintaining a healthy work environment. He will discuss his experience working onsite with clients, and managing their teams effectively.

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Episode I: The SCRUM Menace

In this Tech Talk, Huu Da talks about creating and maintaining a healthy work environment. He will discuss his experience working onsite with clients, and managing their teams effectively.

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Episode I: The SCRUM Menace


Jordan Mission Trip

Pavel Nabutovsky and Dagna Bieda will be presenting a tech talk today on their recent trip to Jordan.  The purpose of this trip was to help Quoin gather requirements for our Primero Project with UNICEF.

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Jordan Mission Trip

Pavel Nabutovsky and Dagna Bieda will be presenting a tech talk today on their recent trip to Jordan.  The purpose of this trip was to help Quoin gather requirements for our Primero Project with UNICEF.

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Jordan Mission Trip


Pragmatic Refactoring

Modifying code to improve non-functional aspects of code base is as old as coding. It is now mostly known as "refactoring" when used as part of agile development. We'll discuss some of the challenges of refactoring in large enterprise environments and best practices. Most of the examples will be ...

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Modifying code to improve non-functional aspects of code base is as old as coding. It is now mostly known as "refactoring" when used as part of agile development. We'll discuss some of the challenges of refactoring in large enterprise environments and best practices. Most of the examples will be in C/C++ but the concepts are applicable to any tool chain.

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Coding Best Practices

Good coding practice is essential for creating high quality and long term maintainable code that will make everybody happy. In this presentation, Ben will examine what can cause bad code and how to avoid these pitfalls while providing examples of good coding practices.

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Coding Best Practices

Good coding practice is essential for creating high quality and long term maintainable code that will make everybody happy. In this presentation, Ben will examine what can cause bad code and how to avoid these pitfalls while providing examples of good coding practices.

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Coding Best Practices


MS Project: Costing and Time

MS Project is designed to assist a project manager in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads. In this talk, Sue will take you through how to best utilize the features and functions of the software and provide some best practices when ...

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MS Project: Costing and Time

MS Project is designed to assist a project manager in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads. In this talk, Sue will take you through how to best utilize the features and functions of the software and provide some best practices when it comes to pre-project planning.

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MS Project: Costing and Time


Exception Handling Best Practices

In-depth view into best practices for the process of responding to the occurrence of exceptions and how to handle errors and build resiliency into your application.

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Exception Handling Best Practices

In-depth view into best practices for the process of responding to the occurrence of exceptions and how to handle errors and build resiliency into your application.

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Exception Handling Best Practices


What is a Good Standup?

Anyone who has used the Agile methodology knows the term "Standup" otherwise known as the Daily Scrum.  It’s the opportunity for everyone working on the project to provide an update on their progress and plans and reinforces one of the keys to successfully implementing Agile: discussion over documentation.  ...

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Anyone who has used the Agile methodology knows the term "Standup" otherwise known as the Daily Scrum.  It’s the opportunity for everyone working on the project to provide an update on their progress and plans and reinforces one of the keys to successfully implementing Agile: discussion over documentation.  Ideally, everyone is in one place and the meeting is held with the participants standing up and huddled together – this is a short meeting ...

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SEO - Getting Started

Quoin has extensive experience in building web sites with outstanding Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and ranking in Google, Bing, Yahoo, and other search engines. We understand that SEO is a function of content, site design, and engineering decisions. Our approach is to provide tools that enable a client to create ...

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Quoin has extensive experience in building web sites with outstanding Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and ranking in Google, Bing, Yahoo, and other search engines. We understand that SEO is a function of content, site design, and engineering decisions. Our approach is to provide tools that enable a client to create a content-rich site, and to build an infrastructure that supports effective search engine indexing. In the redesign of the Quoin web site, we wanted to ...

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