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Remote Work

While Spark::red has offices, we are primarily a distributed team, and as we continue to grow more and more of our team will be geographically separated from one another.  So the topic of remote working and distributed teams is an important one for us, and one I’m personally invested in.  I […]

By |November 11th, 2013|General|2 Comments

Jira to OmniFocus Integration

At Spark::red we use Jira extensively for internal projects and tasks, for alerts and issues, and for handling client support requests.  It’s a great tool.  I also use OmniFocus for other types of tasks: personal, errands, write an email to so-and-so, create a proposal, etc…  What that’s left me with […]

By |November 7th, 2013|General|2 Comments

Tools and Processes for Work

For the background on this, please read my first post – Tools and Processes

While my work includes a lot of email, con-calls, proposals and contracts, the relevant tools and processes are covered in the previous post.  Here I’m going to focus on the technical aspects of my work: writing […]

By |November 5th, 2013|General|3 Comments

Tools and Processes

I’ve been working with computers since I was a kid.  The longer I’ve been using technology on a day to day basis, the more integral to my daily life it has become.  Laptops, cell phones, tablets, the internet, web applications, the cloud.  I am quite reliant on tech at this point, […]

By |November 1st, 2013|General|0 Comments

Installing GitLab on RedHat Enterprise 5 RHEL 5

GitLab is a free (they also have a paid enterprise version) and open source software package to make managing a Git server easier.  It provides a nice web admin, detailed user and group permissions, and much more.  I looked at gitolite however I was unable to get it working correctly […]

By |October 30th, 2013|General|7 Comments