The Connamara Client Engagement Philosophy – Part 6

Philosophy 5: Decline projects when the client can’t grasp the concept of iterative releases (no big bangs) Some of our potential clients want to give us a fully specified project to undertake, where the expectation is that we build to that specification and deliver in one big bang a finished product.   When we see... Read more »...
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The Connamara Client Engagement Philosophy – Part 5

Philosophy 4: Identify and explain project risks to the client before accepting a project All software projects entails risk. Be it a ground up custom build, an implementation of an “off-the-shelf” product for a customer, a modification of existing software, or a rebuild of a legacy system (make it do this — just better).  ... Read more »...
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Connamara Awards Trophy a Chicago Sprints Rowing Regatta

At last week’s Chicago Sprints Rowing Regatta, I had the pleasure of awarding the championship trophy for the Junior Mens Coxed 4 to Twin Cities Youth Rowing Club. It was a hard fought race by TCYRC over a very strong team from St. Louis Rowing Club. TCYRC was behind by a canvas with 200 meters... Read more »...
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Connamara Systems Unveils Upgraded Commercial Support for QuickFIX

Connamara Systems, co-originator of the industry standard open-source QuickFIX FIX engine, today announced the general availability of upgraded commercial support packages for the market leading open source technology.     This marks a significant expansion of the support coverage options available and makes the benefits of QuickFIX more accessible to more users than ever before.... Read more »...
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