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People, Planet, Profit – The Triple Bottom Line

This post is the first in a series dedicated to highlighting examples of new ways to reshape the workplace, both for businesses and governments, by encouraging practices designed to benefit employees and customers while protecting the environment and making/saving money.
The Raspberry Pi, developed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation in 2011, was developed to help teach basic coding and computing skills to school children.  The size of a credit card, or a small block of cheese, the Pi costs just $35 each, and hundreds of thousands have been produced since it’s inception.  No longer does a user need to spend large…

Visit ACES, Inc. @ TECH EXPO Hiring Event

ACES, Inc. will be exhibiting at the TECH EXPO Polygraph-only Hiring Event in Northern VA on Tuesday, Aug 11th. The TECH EXPO is being held at The Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner (1700 Tysons Boulevard, McLean, Virginia 22102 USA) from 10am – 3pm. We hope to see you there! As always, you can find our current openings on our Careers page. Feel free to Contact Us with any questions you might have.  …

Introducing a Streaming Json Data Generator

Have you ever needed to generate a realtime stream of json data in order to test an application or build a prototype? When thinking about a good source of streaming data, we often look to the Twitter stream as a solution, but that only gets us so far in prototyping scenarios and we often fall short because Twitter data only fits a certain amount of use cases. There are plenty of json data generator online (like json-generator, or mockaroo), but we couldn’t find an offline data generator for us to use in our testing and prototyping, so we decided to…

How Developers Start Conversations

During our last hiring event here at ACES, Inc. in Colorado, we decided to geek out a little and do something fun. Since we were hoping to have some software developers show up, we wanted to have something that would grab their attention when they walked into the room.  I ended up throwing together a quick demo that we could project on the wall during the hiring event that people could interact with. ACES, Inc. develops many applications, but we have a good deal of experience developing web applications, using JavaScript frameworks, and other web technologies. Our R&D department also get’s to…

ACES, Inc. Hiring Event in Maryland

ACES, Inc. will be holding a Hiring Event in Linthicum, Maryland on April 15th 2015 at the Aloft Hotel (map) from 3:00pm – 6:00pm. Please come and join us and learn about the exciting opportunities we have in both Maryland and Colorado! Please see the flyer for more information. For answers to any questions or to request more information, please contact us!

DevOps: Move the Needle, Change the Culture

Supporting government programs can have it’s up’s and downs when it comes to building software systems.  ACES, Inc. employs many software developers supporting a number of different programs with in the government sector who have been though their fair share of frustrations.  As we look at the current state of the commercial world in how both development and operations have come together, we know we are often behind the curve in terms of technology and process, not always by choice, but often through bureaucracy.  Are you a web developer that that doesn’t know how to respond to a control gate that…

Welcome to the new ACES, Inc. Website!

ACES, Inc. is excited to launch our newly renovated website, acesinc.net! It has been an exciting few years since we last updated our website and we felt it was time to bring our web presence in line with the enthusiasm and skill of our employees and company as a whole.  We look forward to working with new customers, partners, and people in the coming years and hope that we can help with any needs you might have.  So please feel free to contact us and see how we can help!…

RISE for Autism

RISE seeks to strengthen the community’s knowledge and understanding of Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders. We plan to provide community training in various areas of interest, regarding Autism related topics. We believe that inspiring understanding in the community will create a more welcoming environment for individuals with Autism and their families.

Denver Hospice & The Wounded Warrior Project

ACES,  Inc. is a corporate sponsor for the annual SAIC Golf Tournament, which donates 100% of its proceeds to the Denver Hospice and the Wounded Warrior Project.  The Denver Hospice has served as the region’s leading hospice since 1978 providing an unprecedented level of expert, comprehensive and personalized care. This tournament has donated more than $80K to the Denver Hospice since 2004 and they further acknowledged the tremendous amount of support they provide via Veterans programs. Likewise the Wounded Warrior Project stated: “Through your gift, WWP will provide much-needed programs and services to warriors and their families free of charge. These unique and direct…

Jacquélyn Nichols Memorial Golf Tournament

ACES, Inc. is a corporate sponsor of the annual Jacquélyn Nichols Memorial Golf Tournament. The proceeds from this tournament fund a scholarship that touches the lives of many children who travel the same educational path as Jacquélyn. This scholarship helps keep the memory of her alive and ACES, Inc. is proud to support this cause.…