.NET Interview Questions

posted on 2005-02-14 at 00:53:41 by Joel Ross

This is almost a month old now, but Dave Ranck has a great set of .NET interview questions. Luckily, I can answer all of these! Back in November, I was involved in interviewing a candidate, and we asked two questions that aren't on this list, but ones w… more »

Categories: Consulting


posted on 2004-12-23 at 01:02:17 by Joel Ross

I'm way behind on my blogging, but I thought this was a nice post. It talks about the different environments to develop in: Corporate Development, where you have a lot of overhead and support of existing legacy applications, Pure Software Development Com… more »

Categories: Consulting


Consulting and Scrum

posted on 2004-12-14 at 08:19:10 by Joel Ross

Steve Eichert asks the question: Are clients read for Scrum? I say yes. Being in the consulting world for a few years now (almost 5 - not a ton of experience, but enough), I've seen companies slowly make the change from looking at things from the waterfa… more »

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Why A Blogging Policy Isn't Needed

posted on 2004-12-04 at 23:55:48 by Joel Ross

Ryan Farley talks about the value of blogging, both from a client's perspective and from a company's perspective. I've said the same thing before - who would you rather work with? A company you know nothing about, other than their prepared statement on t… more »

Categories: Consulting


Sagestone Acquired By NuSoft Solutions

posted on 2004-11-22 at 23:00:25 by Joel Ross

It's now official. NuSoft Solutions has acquired Sagestone Consulting. To be honest, I hadn't heard much about NuSoft before we found out about the acquisition, so I can't tell you about them, other than us combining should be very good. Both of us are M… more »

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Presentation Suggestions

posted on 2004-11-19 at 23:59:56 by Joel Ross

Scott Hanselman provides some good tips for presentations, the best being that you need to have a big font. Absolutely! Or maybe do your presentation in a movie theater - that screen would be big enough, I suppose. Purely by coincidence, I use green on… more »

Categories: Consulting


LinkedIn Network

posted on 2004-10-25 at 23:17:10 by Joel Ross

A friend recently invited me to into his LinkedIn network, and I accepted. Since then, I have added a few more people to my connections. You'll have to check it out yourself to get an idea of what it's for, but basically it's like Orkut for the business… more »

Categories: Consulting


Technical Interviewing

posted on 2004-10-20 at 23:54:31 by Joel Ross

NOTE: If anyone out there is interested in an ASP.NET development position in the Grand Rapids, MI area, let me know. I know about a pretty good opening. In case you're wondering, it's not with Sagestone (this time). And if you are, you can continue read… more »

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Moving To A More Agile World...

posted on 2004-10-05 at 00:05:29 by Joel Ross

As we got into our project, and started analyzing the requirements, we came to a major realization: The benefit we were getting from gathering requirements was dwindling. We had a solid set of base requirements, but the details were difficult to lay out.… more »

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Code Review Website

posted on 09/22/04 at 10:44:55 am by Joel Ross

This site has potential. If enough people get thier best code review practices up there, this could be very useful. I especially like the // REVIEW: comment style. Doing code reviews, and providing reasons for why it should be one way over another is… more »

Categories: ASP.NET, Consulting


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