Lynette Miles

Drupal has had many, many contributors over its 20 years of existence. These contributors vary from the person answering questions here and there in IRC/Slack and the issue queues, to people who run agencies and hosting companies aimed at keeping Drupal in the public eye. Drupal’s continued success relies on all types of people to keep the drop moving. In this Tag1 Team Talk, we continue to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Drupal. Tag1 Managing...

Lynette Miles

Serenity Notes is a new application that enables you to collaborate on Notes across devices, with multiple users, in real-time, using end-to-end encryption to keep all your data and info private and secure. It has a game changing SDK enabling the addition of e2e real-time collaboration to your applications, without the complicated underlying complexities. In this Tag1 Team Talk, Managing Director Michael Meyers interviews Nik Graf, the founder of Serenity Notes. Nik has worked for...

Lynette Miles

Planning and executing a major software upgrade can be as easy as running some software, to as complicated as a major migration. For the American Productivity and Quality Center, it was definitely the latter. With hundreds of thousands of users, and many thousands of pieces of content, a migration is a detailed and time intensive process that requires careful planning. In part 2 of our Tag1 Team Talk with the APQC, Tag1 Managing Director Michael...

Lynette Miles

APQC, the American Productivity and Quality Center, is a nonprofit organization with a mission to help organizations with best practices and methods around increasing productivity and quality. APQC provides management expertise in knowledge, process and performance, finances, human capital, and supply chain management and processes In this Tag1 Team Talk, John Tesmer, the Executive Director of Information Technology, and Jim Gilliland, Senior Architect and Lead of the Technology team at APQC, join Tag1 Managing Director...

Lynette Miles

Managing Director Michael Meyers sits down with VP of Software Engineering Fabian Franz, and CEO Jeremy Andrews for a coordinated demonstration of Goose and New Relic. Goose is the highly performant load testing framework written in Rust, and New Relic is one of the most highly regarded performance analysis tools in use today.

Lynette Miles

It’s no surprise to anyone in the open source software world, or any business, that funding is the center of how things get done. While some parts of projects are funded by their foundations (when these exist), most projects are maintained by independent developers or teams working in their spare time. In this Tag1 Team Talk, Managing Director Michael Meyers is joined by Matt Glaman, maintainer of Drupal-check. Drupal-check, based on PHPstan, is a static...

Lynette Miles

Goose, the open source load testing framework created by Tag1 CEO Jeremy Andrews, continues to show its performance and scalability capabilities. In this Tag1 Team Talk, Managing Director Michael Meyers joins VP of Software Engineering Fabian Franz for a demonstration of Goose’s rapid ramp-up and scaling by COO Narayan Newton. In this final talk in our series of live demonstrations of Goose, Narayan and Fabian break down how some of the methods used in part...

Lynette Miles

... In recent decades, voice interfaces have grown in both performance and popularity as users begin to seek novel ways to access information, especially through the uniquely human medium of spoken content. Services such as Alexa, Apple’s Siri, Google Home, Cortana, and so on drive more transactions and interactions every day. ...

Lynette Miles

While there are many companies based in open source software that are successfully funding themselves based on consultancy and other services, that’s not necessarily true of individual contributors. As part of our series of talks with Open Source Leaders, Tag1 Consulting’s Managing Director Michael Meyers, VP of Software Engineering Fabian Franz, and Yjs founder Kevin Jahns talk with Dries Buytaert about open source projects and communities. This talk focuses on open source project sustainability and...

Lynette Miles

During the COVID-19 pandemic, education looks as different as everything else. Teachers and other educators are working hard to help their students learn, and lesson plans are often key to that learning experience. People are most familiar with collaboration in person - but the current situation means more of us, educators included, are working and sharing resources online. Share My Lesson provides free resources for teachers, parents, and other educators. The American Federation of Teachers...