Author: Bill Lenoir
Bill Lenoir
Bill Lenoir
19 Jan, 2020

Senior Level Java – Full-Stack Developer

Overview Ten Mile Square is looking for a talented full-stack software engineer who is passionate about technology to join our growing team of product, technology, and software professionals. The initial assignment for the new positions is to develop an industry-leading platform with our existing team at a well-known music...
Bill Lenoir
Bill Lenoir
19 Jan, 2020

Junior Automated Test Engineer

Overview Ten Mile Square is looking for a talented automated testing engineer who is passionate about technology to join our growing team of product, technology, and software professionals. The initial assignment for the new position is to develop an automated test harness for a web-based workflow application. The development...
Bill Lenoir
Bill Lenoir
19 Jan, 2020

DevOps Engineer

Overview Ten Mile Square is looking for a talented DevOps engineer who is passionate about technology to join our growing team of product, technology, and software professionals. The initial assignment for the new position is to operate and develop deployment automation for a Drupal environment in AWS. The development...
Bill Lenoir
Bill Lenoir
19 Sep, 2019

Don’t Reinvent the Wheel

Good Designs Starts with the User As designers, we want to make something unique, something that stands out, catches the eye. It’s what gets us out of bed in the morning. We want to prove to the world how great we are. It can be difficult to design something...
Bill Lenoir
Bill Lenoir
07 Aug, 2019

What You Need to Know about​ UX

In a recent conversation, I was asked about pet peeves at work. As someone who’s been working in the user experience field for 25+ years, long before it was even called UX, I can give you an earful. Similar to UI design, where a single line blurted out at...
Bill Lenoir
Bill Lenoir
17 Jul, 2019

Frank Oelschlager Provides Advice on Getting IT Planning Advice

John Edwards (@TechJohnEdwards) has written an insightful article on where to look for and how to incorporate good advice in your IT planning efforts: Where to Get Trusted IT Planning Advice In it, Frank counsels us to include your IT leadership in this effort: If they’re left out, the...
Bill Lenoir
Bill Lenoir
03 Jul, 2019

Frank Oelschlager Shares a Technical Debt Case Study

Gábor Zöld of Coding Sans has written an excellent piece on technical debt: Technical Debt: Everything You Need To Know, And How To Manage It In it, Frank recounts a particularly harrowing case of how the accretion of short cuts and outmoded practices shut productivity down. “ had...
Bill Lenoir
Bill Lenoir
19 Jun, 2019

The User Experience for Experienced Users

The trouble with experienced users is that they think they know everything. The problem is, they do! They might even know your product better than you do. But then that leads them to make assumptions that can trip them up when they encounter an unusual use case. So while...
Bill Lenoir
Bill Lenoir
29 Mar, 2019

Senior Software Engineer

Overview For a downtown client in the music industry, we have re-architected and rebuilt their core enterprise software platform to support a rapidly growing and evolving business.  The new software platform is a set of cloud-native, federated systems that are highly scalable, accurate, and modular, leveraging both custom-built and...
Bill Lenoir
Bill Lenoir
26 Mar, 2019

A Heuristic Approach to Creating an Effective User Experience

I am frequently asked for advice on how best to implement a user interface, and, unless I’m very familiar with the product and its users, my answer is always, “It depends.” I know that drives people nuts, but I firmly believe that usability and user experience advice given without...