DevCast

DevCast, hosted by John Janek and Adam D'Angelo, is a show where our team members meet to share the inspiration behind our work and technical details of implementing IT systems for the federal government.

Effective Discovery for Cloud Migration

Effective Discovery for Cloud Migration

How Effective Discovery Supports a Successful Cloud Migration John and Adam continue their discussion about cloud migration, this time focusing on discovery. Check out the previous episode here. If you are going to move an entire enterprise to the cloud, there is a lot to figure out. But what exactly…

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Preparing for Cloud Migration

Preparing for Cloud Migration

Creating a Strategy to Achieve Quick Wins in your Migration and Learning from those Experiences to Improve your Solution The current pandemic has shown how important remote-first cloud approaches are for an organization. But tackling a cloud migration can be a daunting task. John and Adam discuss how to develop…

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Data Analytics

Data Analytics

Using Data Analytics to Improve the User Experience Adam D'Angelo and John Janek are joined by special guest, John Bobosh of IQ solutions. John specializes in using data analytics for improving websites. John discusses how data analytics can be used to improve the user experience of website and applications by…

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Agile Transformations

Agile Transformations

Agile Transformations with Dr. David Bishop John and Adam are joined by special guest, Dr. David Bishop, to talk about agile transformations. Dr. Bishop is the founder of the company Agile Worx and recently published a book titled “Metagility: Managing Agile Development for Competitive Advantage.” Topics discussed in this episode…

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AI/ML

AI/ML

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning--the Importance of a Controlled Vocabulary John and Adam meet with Josh Powers, Dev Technology’s Technical Director of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Josh discusses the importance of a controlled vocabulary and how the government can make AI/ML a functional part of the customer experience and…

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Touchless Biometrics

Touchless Biometrics

The Future of Fingerprints and Touchless Biometrics COVID-19 poses many unique challenges to law enforcement agents and officers regarding their safety. Niroop Gonchikar discusses how touchless biometrics could potentially help improve agent and officer safety, and he discusses some of the challenges that still exist with this method of collecting…

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Remote Teams

Remote Teams

Team Communication and Effectiveness in a Remote Work Environment with Becky Crane and Michelle Scheuerman Adam D'Angelo and John Janek continue to check in with our teams to see how the initial sudden shift to remote work went, how the adjustment has been over the past month, and what we…

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Gamification at Work

Gamification at Work

Making Remote Work Fun with Gamification John and Adam bring on special guest, Dr. Glenn Platt, to discuss gamification in the workplace, and specifically how to make remote work fun through gamification. Dr. Glenn Platt is the Chair of the Armstrong Interactive Media Studies Program at Miami University in Oxford…

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Checking in on a Remote Agile Team

Checking in on a Remote Agile Team

We are checking in with one of our Project Managers, Terry Sherbondy, to hear about how his team is doing with the move to remote work 100% of the time. Terry’s team is experienced with working remotely, but they still have some challenges to consider for moving forward—like onboarding their…

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The History and Future of Women in IT

The History and Future of Women in IT

The end of March marks the end of Women’s History Month, and to finish out the month, we are replaying an episode that we recorded last year about the history and future of women in IT. When the first programable digital computer in the United States was being developed in…

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Adjusting to Remote WorkLife

Adjusting to Remote WorkLife

Dev Technology moved to 100% remote work on March 16, with many teams starting prior to that date. Adam and John meet to talk about how teams are adjusting, what has been working, and what they wish we had done differently. Topics discussed include Life in general right now, society’s…

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Solution Architecture in AWS

Solution Architecture in AWS

Zach Lawrence, Dev Technology Senior IT System Administrator, joins Adam D’Angelo to talk about a preparing for the AWS Solution Architect Associate Exam as well as some of the unique considerations for development in the cloud environment. Zach and Adam discuss the following. AWS Solution Architect exam prep tips including…

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Black History and Technology

Kurt Lloyd, Dev Technology Principal Engineer, joins John Janek and Adam D’Angelo talk with to talk about the intersection of Black History and technology.

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The Technology Behind Biometrics

The Technology Behind Biometrics

Adam D’Angelo and Niroop Gonchikar get together to talk about the technology that drives face recognition, fingerprint readers, and more. Biometrics is enabling our digital lives in incredible ways, and there’s an important need to not only look at the technology, but its application and the framework around its use. 

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Agile in Government

Agile in Government

Join John Janek and Adam D’Angelo as they welcome special guest Becky Crane to talk about Agile in Government. With years of experience delivering mission critical products to government, Becky shares her observations, thoughts, and insights.  Learn about what agile means in govtech on this week’s DevCast.

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