In Alef’s previous blog entry about the JTeam Technology Matrix, he explained the basic idea of using a BCG-matrix to classify technologies. In this blog entry I’ll focus on the ‘Star’ section of our current matrix and highlight some of the technologies that are currently in there. Star technologies are the technologies that bring us […]
One of JTeam’s customers is looking to expand their team. Therefore we are looking for good people that fit one of the following four profiles (in Dutch): Flex/AIR developer Engine Senior Flex/AIR developer Grafisch georiënteerde interactie designer Senior Java developer Please note that our customer is looking only for direct hires to expand their team, […]
JTeam is proud to announce the release of Paazl, one of the projects that we have been working on recently. Paazl offers a solution to the growing demand for choice when it comes to shipping. The platform JTeam developed allows Paazl customers (mostly webshop owners) to offer a range of options in shipment to their […]
For more than a year I am working with the Hippo CMS. I started with hippo 6. For the project OnsOranje, I created a springframework layer on top of hippo. This layer enabled us to create a website using the techniques we are familiar with (spring mvc). After the onsoranje project, my interest for content […]
I left SpringSource about 6 weeks ago and haven’t really concerned myself with a lot of technical things since then. As part of my job at SpringSource I used to speak at conferences a lot. This week I had one of my first conventions ever where I purely had a commercial role and not so […]
The news couldn’t be missed today. Both Sun and Oracle commented on their respective website shortly after the news hit the press and many people on blogs, twitter and other channels followed. It’s interesting to see how much consolidation has happened in the Java community in recent years. First there was the major acquisition of […]
Okay, so we kind of concluded fixed-price contracts are evil but what are the alternatives? Before we move on, let’s get the terminology right. Erik van Oosten rightfully commented we might have to start using the terms fixed-feature and fixed-term on top of fixed-price. To take it to a bit more general level, in a […]
JTeam is organizing a Search Symposium focused on the latest trends and technologies in enterprise search.
The BCG matrix provides us with a cool mechanism to manage the technologies that we find interesting and into which we think we should invest more time.
At JTeam we’ve been doing projects for ages and generally speaking we’ve always done things the agile way. Convincing the customer of the importance of agility and flexibility is something we’ve never found to be a hard sell. How to write this up in a proposal and how to draw up a contract around such […]