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AWS Lambda

What is AWS Lambda?

AWS Lambda, for those not familiar with it, is an event driven serverless (what is serverless?) platform for compute resources. Rather than paying for an EC2 instance or running docker instances on ECS that runs executable…
Rich Staats
November 28th, 2021
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Brazil’s Best: Metal Toad Wins 2021 Clutch Award for Top IT Outsourcing Company

From Los Angeles to Brazil Headquartered in sunny Los Angeles, California, Metal Toad is an award-winning cloud consulting
Joaquin Lippincott
November 10th, 2021
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Planning for Uncertainty: 7 Key Principles for Creating an Excellent Roadmap

Roadmaps are important. My summer plans often involve traveling with my family. If you’re like me, your summer travel plans have shifted from planes to local road trips.
Dave Bellous
October 22nd, 2021
AWS re:Invent 2021 Guide

AWS reInvent: what to expect 2021

As an award-winning AWS Advanced Consulting Partner and AWS managed services provider, we are pumped about the 2021 AWS re:Invent
Corinna Gelster-Borgardt
October 4th, 2021
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Metal Toad Recognized as Key Partner For New AWS Media & Entertainment Initiative

Metal Toad is proud to be recognized as a key partner for the recently launched AWS for Media & Entertainment initiative. Metal Toad received special recognition for Data Science & Analytics for Media.
Tony Rost
September 28th, 2021
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Workplace Dress Code

 As I was deciding what to write about in a blog for a software company, I didn’t recall anyone writing one here about fashion or dress code at the workplace, . This can be a pretty controversial topic, so please keep in…
Max Lippincott
August 27th, 2021
THE NEW HOME OFFICE MODEL

THE NEW HOME OFFICE MODEL

Technology has brougth great benefits to society and organizations such as:
Cindy Lara
August 17th, 2021
5 Time Management Tips That Work

5 Time Management Tips That Work

Time management is a decision-making process with the intention of planning and organizing how you divide the time to be spent on specific activities in order to maximize productively and achieve goals.  
Marília Bedoya
August 16th, 2021
AGILE METHODOLOGY

AGILE METHODOLOGY

WHAT WOULD IT BE? The agile methodology has the function of improving the process of developing a product or service. The ultimate goal is to deliver quickly and more frequently, as the customer's needs arise.
Nathalia Tavares
August 16th, 2021
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Thoughts on 2021 StackOverflow Developer Survey

The StackOverflow Annual Developer Survey measures the developer community on the popularity of software development stacks and gathers demographic information.
Tony Rost
August 13th, 2021
Personal Retrospective

The Power of a Personal Retrospective

Metal Toad first introduced the concept of a retrospective to me in 2014. As an agile software company, our teams undertake retrospectives (retros) quite frequently. What is a retrospective, you ask? Atlassian defines them…
Corinna Gelster-Borgardt
August 13th, 2021
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5 Reasons Why You Should Write Every Day

When you hear the word “writing,” what image comes to mind? Do you imagine books you can buy on Amazon, or remember that time in high school English class when you had to write a paper on Shakespear? 
Shawn Torrey
August 13th, 2021

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