Winning ‘Rising Star’ helped Lindsay Siovaila grow Girl Develop It and spotlight tech diversity

Lindsay Siovaila is the graphic designer and self-taught software developer who accelerated her career into full-time development at Salesforce after creating an app on her own that caught the attention of then CEO Scott McCorkle and influenced the Marketing Cloud’s enterprise email tool. Today she’s a lead solutions developer with Salesforce and she’s a well-known […]

Kyle Potts believes in the creativity and artistry of programming

Born in Highland, Ind., Kyle found his passion for technology not in a classroom but in a dumpster. When he spotted the old discarded computer, he took the opportunity to learn more about it by attempting to boot it up. Eighth grade Kyle didn’t have the resources to purchase a new operating system for the […]

Winning a Mira Award was a powerful talent recruitment tool for Schneider Corporation

After quietly reinventing itself from a 50+ year old land surveying and development company into a national e-government software powerhouse, The Schneider Corporation decided to apply for a Mira Award for the work it’s technology team had done in 2015 for local governments all across the country. According to Jeff Corns, executive vice president at Schneider Corporation, […]

Lightbulb Moments: Working Together with Education to Fill Indy’s Tech Pipeline

The Pike High School freshman cafeteria last Thursday, November 9, 2017, was noisy. The air was filled with buzz of poignant discussions, probing questions and the start of friendships forming. Any other day those would not be newsworthy activities. What makes this particular Thursday so unique was who was filling the cafeteria chairs. Sixteen of […]

Here’s what it takes to attract and retain the best engineers

During my career as an Engineering team leader, I have hired and managed nearly 50 highly-skilled, technical employees. By implementing a few key management strategies, I have been fortunate to have experienced a 95 percent retention rate. Today, technology plays a critical role in many functions within an organization, making software developers some of the […]