New Year’s Resolutions

Lauren Fournier Keyhole 3 Comments

With the beginning of a new year, we all think of New Year’s Resolutions. And, although resolutions are the buzz word this time of year for individuals, why is it not common for organizations? For both people and organizations, there are goals to meet. And, as Wikipedia says, “Resolutions are more sustainable when shared.” So here we are. Keyhole Software …



Setting the Stage for The Agile Retrospective, Part Two

Ben Haith Agile, Dev Methodologies, Tutorial 2 Comments

Organizational Culture of Collaboration and Feedback, the Facilitator, and Creating a “Safe” Environment Part two in a three-part blog series. Organizational Culture of Collaboration and Honest Feedback Among the tenets of the Agile software development approach, its notable emphasis on team collaboration might prove to be a difficult paradigm shift for a group without a history of successful high inter-team participation. …



Spring’s NamedParameter Jdbc Template

Jonny Hackett Java, Spring, Technology Snapshot Leave a Comment

Recently I’ve been working on a project that is centered around batch processes that leverage the Spring Batch project and also uses hibernate’s JPA implementation.  In addition to the batch processing, there was also a need for Reporting on the result of these processes that was also implemented using the Spring Batch framework. During the process of analyzing the reporting …