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Case Study: Parsing Data

Case Study: Parsing Data

The Problem: An Indianapolis-based nonprofit that regulates student athletes receives student transcripts from high schools around the country. The transcripts contain the required information, but in thousands of different formats. As a result, employees had to enter...

Case Study: Customized Management System

Case Study: Customized Management System

  The Problem: The service operations division of an American Fortune 500 manufacturing company has service facilities all over the world. These facilities did not have a mechanism for documenting and tracking whether the physical appearance and processes in each...

How to Hire Better Entry-Level Tech Employees

How to Hire Better Entry-Level Tech Employees

We're not the first to think of this... Some larger US airlines discovered some time ago that it often isn't cost effective to train pilots internally. That's why programs like Republic Airways Cadet Program exist – as feeder programs for large airlines like Delta and...

Case Study: Cleaning Data Through Machine Learning

Case Study: Cleaning Data Through Machine Learning

EduSource Speciality: Data Cleanup Via Machine Learning     The Problem Our client is a nonprofit that since 1997 has developed STEM curricula for use in US schools from pre-K through high school across all 50 states. This company's data system had 5.5...

Case Study: Interpreting Medical Data

Case Study: Interpreting Medical Data

EduSource Specialty: Data Analytics The EduSource team can craft all kinds of custom software, but one of our sweet spots is big data cleanup and data analytics. If you aren't getting the information you need out of your data, email Brett Ridoux at...

What We Learned in 2018: Stand Strong on Principles

What We Learned in 2018: Stand Strong on Principles

  To wrap up 2018, EduSource founder and president Jason Beutler sat down (briefly ... you'll see!) to talk to me about what he learned this year: Kendra: So ... not to give you a crazy-loaded question, but what's your biggest take-away from 2018? Jason: (laughs)...

OKRs: Our New Journey

OKRs: Our New Journey

Objectives & Key Results What led us to OKRs (objectives and key results)? EduSource has long emphasized goal setting. Each employee sets a quarterly goal, and we keep track them of their completion on an office wall. We celebrate when people meet them, and try...

Meet a New EduSource Employee: Brett Ridoux

Meet a New EduSource Employee: Brett Ridoux

In late October, Brett Ridoux fell in our laps. Seriously. We were connected by mutual friends, and decided to talk to him to be nice. After all, we weren’t in the market for a Director of Sales. But once we talked to Brett, we immediately knew that adding him to our...

UI Guild: Choosing a Design System

UI Guild: Choosing a Design System

What's a Guild? At EduSource, Guilds are special-interest groups that are a cross section of the company. Any employee can join any guild. Guilds meet monthly and make decisions about things in their specific areas. Each guild is led by a Guild Master and a Lesser...