Author: David L. Whitehurst

Practical JHipster Use

So my sister works for https://coastaldisposal.com/ and they have all these huge dumpsters all over Virginia. She manages the business for the owner. She keeps track of all these dumpsters and which customers have them on a white board in an office near the Chesapeake Bay. She was taking pictures of the white board for […]

Why CI Wise Inc.?

I watched a Ted Talk by Simon Sinek https://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action yesterday and I realized why I am in business. I want people to follow me and believe in all the problems I want to solve. Every business knows how to do what they do, build their product, offer their service. But effective marketing is really getting […]

Cybernetics and Continuous Improvement

Cybernetics is the science of communications and automatic control systems in both machines and living things. If feedback is implemented into the application of cybernetics, the control systems can bring about significant improvement in areas of architectural non-functional attributes like consistent reliability, easy scalability, superior performance, top quality, risk aversion, and overall security. Automatic control […]

Software Development Lifecycle

The software development lifecycle (SDLC) is probably the most least discussed topic in any IT organization. And, while it gets little attention, there is always an opportunity for improvement. For many organizations, the SDLC is not well-defined. Outside consultants, in an effort to improve the SDLC, will discuss this circular process with the IT leadership […]

API Modeling Framework

There’s an open source effort to create an API Modeling Framework that’s now available.¬†https://raml.org/blogs/new-api-modeling-framework-now-available-open-source This was posted by the open spec RAML. There’s also a playground site to try all this out. Check it out. There are sample API models provided and you can create your own. The playground site is currently hosted by MuleSoft […]

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