ACES, Inc @ GeoHackJam

This March, ACES, Inc. was able to participate in the first ever GeoHackJam presented by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) & Data.gov.  The purpose of the event was to explore technical solutions for several different problem sets faced by the USGS and supporting agencies. ACES members Travis Scheponik and Michael Siegel were able to team up with Michael Flores of IBM to successfully prototype and showcase an FOSS solution for their mineral data set issues. Utilizing open source tools … Continued

DevOps: Move the Needle, Change the Culture

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[lead]DevOps shapes the culture, increase job satisfaction, and moves the financial performance needle.[/lead] 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 … Continued