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Brian M. Kelly
Brian Kelly is Vice President of Engineering for TimeTrade Systems, the leading provider of online appointment scheduling software.

Brian has spent over 15 years building software for technology companies. He began his career with IONA Technologies in Ireland, and while there he led the development of a number of features within their distributed systems technology and later managed the international development of IONA’s Orbix and Artix integration products. After IONA’s acquisition by Progress Software, he also managed the development of the Sonic C++/.NET high-performance messaging and integration products.

Nowadays he lives in the Boston area, and he can always be found writing about software on and on Twitter.

Entries by Brian M. Kelly

How Retailers Can Make Ethical Use of Customer Data

(0) Comments | Posted March 11, 2015 | 5:18 PM

Retailers are constantly on the hunt for their customers' data, but all too often, the technology they choose collects information solely for the benefit of the business. Instead, retailers should use technology that provides customers with clear benefits in exchange for handing over their personal data and gives them the...

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How to Write Software That Is Ready for the World

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2014 | 7:30 AM

The conventional wisdom in software development has always been that internationalization (i18n) is a very expensive and time-consuming effort, and that it's always better to target just one language first, adding support for more languages later, when the market demands it. Because of that perception, multilingual support is...

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What Your Resume Says About Your Programming Skills

(2) Comments | Posted January 27, 2014 | 12:49 PM

If you're looking to get a new programming job, there is a very important fact to know about hiring managers. Since they are very busy and receive lots of resumes for open positions, they will build a mental profile of a candidate's skills by scanning their resume in just a...

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5 Signs That You Should Hire a Programmer on the Spot

(6) Comments | Posted August 26, 2013 | 1:03 PM

Bringing a programmer in for an interview and a coding test can lead to some interesting experiences, both for the interviewer and the interviewee. Most end up with the hiring manager telling them that they'll "be in touch," but sometimes a candidate just nails it. That's when you consider extending...

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