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There’s Gonna be Some Changes Made

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There’s Gonna be Some Changes Made

Excuse the Bruce Hornsby reference, but it’s that time again! Summer is over, football is back on TV, and your favorite TV shows are just getting started. Obviously, it must be time for another Function1 website refresh. For this first phase of the refresh, we were mainly focusing on the design and keeping it in

Then One Day It Happens…

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Then One Day It Happens…

Image: nokhoog_buchachon / FreeDigitalPhotos.net You’ve joined an elite team of engineers and administrators tasked to oversee your company’s technological needs.  As your company’s ambitious marketing teams generate more and more buzz, you find that with each day your job circles increasingly around growing your business’s capacity.  Months go by filled with unhindered efforts in project

Required Reading 3: How Useful is a Use Case?

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Required Reading 3: How Useful is a Use Case?

A use case can be formally defined as a list of steps defining interactions between a role and a system, to achieve a goal. However, if you haven’t written one yourself, you have at least heard the term somewhere. But exactly how useful are they when developing a product or defining a system process?  Without

An Internship at Function1

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An Internship at Function1

My internship at Function1 has been an awesome experience thus far. I was ecstatic for the opportunity and unsure of what exactly to expect. I had just finished a bumpy transition through my first year of college and I wasn’t sure if I was entirely prepared for an IT internship at this early stage. Nonetheless,

New Look, Same Great Taste

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New Look, Same Great Taste

If you visited our site this week or are reading this on our site right now, you would have noticed some big differences. We have a fresh new look, and have started to update a lot of our content. In fact, over the next few weeks you will see even more changes to our site

Required Reading: The Basics

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As a business analyst, requirements management is at the top of my list of interests and is something that is rarely talked about or discussed, but essential to any sucessful software development process. Without requirements, there are no defined statements as to which the project outcome should conform to. Each requirement should be documented, actionable,

Spring Cleaning…Yields a Few New Employees!

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Hey!! Guess what I found?? NEW PEOPLE!! We haven’t done an intro blog like this in awhile and realized that we’re missing something without it. So, without further ado, I’d like to wish a very belated but heart felt welcome to Mitul Patel, Avani Mehta, Somen De, and Karl Cepull. Not only are they new

Embedding fonts

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Everyone who has worked on a web project has one time or another come across a request to use a particular font, like Myriad Pro, on a web page. But the web works only on web safe fonts like Arial, Times New Roman etc. So how does one usually end up resolving this issue –

Moving to ECM

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Companies, similar to humans, have norms and habits and Function1 has one.  Towards the last quarter of the year, the Function1 fraternity gets to be in teams of threes where each team is tasked with selecting a technology, researching it and, in an exotic company retreat during the month of January, presenting it to the

Function1 Needs Your Help!

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A couple years, we enlisted the help of our faithful readers to help us pick our logo. We are in the process of revamping our website and are looking at refreshing our logo, so thought we would go to you again for some help. Out of 150 designs, our website team has narrowed down the

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