Parthenon Software Group

Through Robot Eyes (or) Image Recognition: Dawn of the APIs

Posted by: Tyler Spaeth 2 years, 7 months ago

Machines have been "seeing" for decades. Early uses of machine vision included a wide range of applications, from medical imaging to checking products for defects. More recent work has focused on improving image recognition: looking at a picture and (somehow) determining what it might be a picture of. Uses range from tagging and cataloging images for retrieval, to determining whether images violate Terms of Service.

Dependencies: Should We Worry?

Posted by: Julianne Chatelain 3 years, 8 months ago

On March 22nd, for two and a half hours, programmers discovered that they couldn't build or install some of their code written in JavaScript. Widely used software such as Node (used by LinkedIn and PayPal) and Babel crashed along with many individual projects. Those of us who didn't discover the crashes in our own projects learned about it from this article. Business people may now be asking, “How could the actions of just a few people break the internet? Do I have to worry about this happening with my software?”

Software Development: Managing for Success

Posted by: Julianne Chatelain 3 years, 10 months ago

Fear can keep companies from using software to solve business problems. Stories from past projects can make programming seems like magic – and just as hard to evaluate. Below are tips to manage risk and plan for success.

Help Us Finish Your Software

Posted by: Julianne Chatelain 4 years, 1 month ago

Software developers can do a wide variety of tasks, from fixing problems, to adding features, to building entirely new systems. You can save developers' time - and your money – by clearly describing what you would like them to change.

Scope: a Key to Project Development

Posted by: Jessica Wilson 4 years, 2 months ago

No matter how you look at it, project development is an undertaking. Sure, some projects will be easier than others, but all have their own challenges. One such challenge is that of scope. Understandably, scope is an integral piece of project development especially since the lack of scope can lead to detrimental scope creep. Obviously, a project taking longer and costing more is not an ideal for any party involved. However, if happens more times than you might think. So how do you avoid falling victim to such an adverse situation? You clearly and succinctly define the scope of your project.

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