University Musical Society Ovation Spring Gala

Stout Systems was a Game Changer sponsor of the University Musical Society Ovation Spring Gala, which took place on May 14, 2016 at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor. Stout Systems was proud to join honorary chairs Jim and Sarah Harbaugh, chairs Sarah and Dan Nicoli, and University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel, Ford Motor Company Fund and the DTE Energy Foundation to help UMS to provide excellent education experiences for K-12 and university … [Read more...]

Stout Supports Agile Professionals at the 2016 Agile and Beyond Conference

On May 5-6, over 700 agile practitioners convened at the Eagle Crest Conference Center and Resort in Ypsilanti, Michigan for the 2016 Agile and Beyond conference. This two-day conference, which was once again a complete sell-out, featured over 75 local, national and international speakers. One of those speakers was Edward Kim, Stout’s own Business Analysis and Agility Practice Lead. During a very well-attended session, Edward spoke on the … [Read more...]

Tips for Finding (and Landing) Your Next Technical Career Opportunity Encore!

Do you know how to find attractive opportunities, before they are widely known to others? Does your resume resonate with today's hiring managers? Is your "interview readiness" good enough to seize unexpected opportunities quickly? Does your social media presence help you or hinder you? Stout and Girl Develop It invite you to an educational workshop: Tips for Finding (and Landing) Your Next Technical Career … [Read more...]

CodeMash v2.0.1.6 Wrap-up

The Stout recruiting team and technical leadership recently returned from their annual pilgrimage to CodeMash, one of the world’s premier educational conferences for software developers. Held every January at the Kalahari Resort and Indoor Water Park in Sandusky, Ohio, CodeMash is a world-class event that’s designed to educate software professionals on emerging technologies, best practices and methodologies, in a unique environment. If you’re … [Read more...]

Workshops Deliver Significant Value to Software Development Managers

On Wednesday, September 30, Stout Systems presented the third in a series of workshops designed for the “Accidental or Reluctant Software Development Manager”—someone who has been thrust into the role of managing a development team due to their domain expertise and/or technical acumen, but often against their wishes and with no formal training in the unique challenges of that role. This workshop was focused on the topic of “Accurately Estimating … [Read more...]