Category: Blog
Ryan Van Fleet
Ryan Van Fleet
01 Aug, 2018

Build a Responsive Navbar Using Angular 5 and Bootstrap 4

A UI that is responsive to device and browser size is critical to provide usable access to your website and services.  One of the most important parts of the UI is the navigation bar (navbar), which allows users to easily find and access information. The good news is that...
Frank Oelschlager
Frank Oelschlager
13 Jun, 2018

The Future of…

Growth We do a lot of work with growth companies, across all scales from startup to multi-national firms. This post on LinkedIn from Deby Joevita is a really great encapsulation of a growth lifecycle that works, and draws on well-established disciplines and methodologies. How Growth Stage Entrepreneurs Build Meaningful...
Ryan Van Fleet
Ryan Van Fleet
06 Jun, 2018

XML Schema Definition:
A Definitive Quick Guide

The XML Schema Definition is a dense document that will take you a lot of time to parse to get to the heart of what you’re after. Even if you’ve worked with XML and XSDs for years, you may still need to drill down into it in order to...
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
15 May, 2018

Optimistic UI does not Guarantee an Intuitive UX

A Pessimistic Viewpoint on Optimistic UI In a typical design that follows REST call patterns, the UI makes a call to the backend and updates based on the success or failure of that call. In an optimistic UI, however, the design assumes a successful call, makes the visual and...
Frank Oelschlager
Frank Oelschlager
08 May, 2018

5 Critical Success Factors for Agile Transformations

Last week we hosted a panel discussion on Agile. We had three excellent panelists, Patricia Remacle (SVP Product, Hobsons), Ankur Agarwal (Manager, Scrum Master, Capital One), and Jim York (Coach, Co-Owner, FoxHedge Ltd)  who provided an engaging and interesting discussion for and with our audience. In case you couldn’t...
Alden Hart
Alden Hart
17 Apr, 2018

GDPR: Data Residency and Application Architecture

By now you’ve read numerous articles about how the European Union (EU) will enforce its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). They tell you how to figure out your exposure, establish processes for dealing with data, appoint a data protection officer, and figure out what “clear affirmative action” means for...
Ryan Van Fleet
Ryan Van Fleet
10 Apr, 2018

Spring Boot JPA Relationship Quick Guide

This week we return to a more technical topic, Spring Boot JPA, and unwind its complexities into practical examples of common persistence patterns. Spring Boot JPA has a ton of documentation, references, and articles. That’s a lot of material to sort through, so I created this Spring Boot JPA...
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
03 Apr, 2018

Technology for the Non-Technical

In a perfect world, no one needs help using the technology that’s critical to getting their job done. Far too often, however, the technology team is needed to maintain and update another team’s tools. This leads to increased costs, delays, and frustrations when what you need is not what...
Frank Oelschlager
Frank Oelschlager
27 Mar, 2018

8 Things About Digital Transformation Your Parents Never Told You

“Digitial Transformation” has become the buzz phrase du jour. Technology vendors, service providers, and government entities are all heavily investing in either providing transformative digital capabilities or consuming them. Either way, the goal is the same, to be one of the winners of the digital transformation wave that is...
Frank Oelschlager
Frank Oelschlager
20 Mar, 2018

When is the right time to innovate your business?

In our daily work at Ten Mile Square, we hear story after story of business challenges with products, technology, inter-departmental dynamics, or some combination of all of the above. Sometimes the people relating these issues decide to do nothing about them in the short-term citing ongoing pressures to deliver results.