Boulder Tech Job Fair Redux: February 25 Based on the success of our last job fair, Cardinal Peak will once again be co-hosting the Boulder Tech Job Fair with the Boulder Chamber. We were thrilled by our experience at the last fair in September, so we will be joining 13 other tech companies offering more than 200 open positions ranging from entry-level… View Article
The Value of New Technologies When I was a freshman in college, we had an engineering seminar where the Dean told us that we should expect to re-educate ourselves many times throughout our career. This has certainly been true in my career. In the Web and Mobile development world it seems like if you blink your skills are out of… View Article
An Ode to Simplicity Originally this was going to be a blog post ranting about remote controls for home entertainment systems. For the most part, they have way too many buttons! I don’t think I have a particularly high-end setup at home — but I still had to type up instructions so that the rest of the family could… View Article
Boulder Tech Job Fair is September 11 Looking for a challenging new opportunity? Don’t miss the chance to learn about nearly 100 available tech positions at 13 technology companies in Boulder on Wednesday, Sept. 11. The Boulder Tech Job Fair, hosted by Cardinal Peak and the Boulder Chamber, will take place from 3-7 p.m. on Sept. 11 at the Boulder Chamber, located… View Article
Choosing Between Outsourced and In-House Engineering The editors of Product Design & Development were kind enough to ask me to contribute an article on the value of outsourced engineering. So if you’re interested please take a look: 5 Questions to Consider When Choosing Between Outsourced or In-House Engineering. I’d welcome your comments below.
Understanding Code You Didn’t Write I’ve been thinking recently about skills I wish were taught better in computer science curricula. (Previously I discussed the ability to write.) Here’s another skill that we often need: The ability to quickly understand code you didn’t write. As open source is used more and more, we increasingly ask engineers to drop into a large… View Article
Mobile App “Clips” Radio Ads to Smartphone The Boulder County Business Report did a nice article about a recent project we did with a local Boulder startup, Clip Interactive: Local inventor Jeff Thramann hatched the idea and started Clip Interactive, originally contracting with Cardinal Peak for working space as well as help developing the technology. Cardinal Peak specializes in digital video and… View Article
Five Questions With Howdy Pierce Howdy was interviewed in the Boulder Daily Camera today: Cardinal Peak specializes in developing embedded devices, mobile and set-top applications and digital video products for original equipment manufacturers. What type of competition is your firm facing? In our field, of course the big trend in the last 10 years is offshore outsourcing. … So for… View Article
Asian Manufacturing Strategy: How Much Is Your IP Worth to You? I’ve had several discussions with potential clients that go something like this: “We currently manufacture our product in China and we’d like more control over the hardware design and software source code.” When these firms try to get the design files, they realize that they don’t have full access to what they thought was their own intellectual property.
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