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Transforming an Expert into an Expert System

by Ken Auer

Talking about how “software”, “computer systems” and “experts” come together and cutting through some of the AI hype.

Software Craftsmanship and the importance of Sustainable Software

by Ken Auer

Ken Auer is the Founder of Role Model Software in North Carolina in the US.  Since the mid-1980s, Ken’s passion and commitment to software craftsmanship have made him a respected leader in the creation of sustainable software and high-performance teams. He was introduced as "the father of software craftsmanship" at the inaugural Software Craftsmanship North America conference in 2009.

The Minding Your Business Podcast - Ken Auer

by Ken Auer

Ken Auer and Ron Brooks sit down to discuss his background, the journey through software development from the early '80s until now, how his company Rolemodel helps small to mid-sized businesses gain leverage through completed software projects, software and the pandemic, and much more!

The Long Term Benefits Of Partnering With Customized Software Professionals

by Ken Auer

A discussion on the importance of tight feedback loops throughout a software project and why custom software is often the wiser long-term investment.

Outsourcing Software Development

by Ken Auer

RoleModel's Ken Auer joins the SaaS and Scotch podcast to talk about whether SaaS Founders should outsource their product development.

School for Startups Radio - Ken Auer

by Ken Auer

RoleModel's Ken Auer joins the School for Startups Radio podcast to talk about RoleModel Software and what we do for our clients.

A Tribute to Kevin Bridges

by Ken Auer

Mentoring is a way of life at RoleModel. This is the story of how one mentor's legacy has been passed down to the next generation of developers and leaders.

Sustainable Software Requires Deep Agility & Expertise

by Ken Auer

There's a lot more that goes into developing high-quality custom software than a rockstar coder or a so-called "agile" process.

The Rules of Engagement for Sustainable Software Development

by Ken Auer

Key points that contribute to the ultimate success of an investment in custom software development.

Clutch Names RoleModel Software a Top 1000 Company!

by Ken Auer

We’re proud to announce that Clutch.co — a B2B ratings and reviews platform — has named us a top 1000 company. This is a big deal because Clutch lends credibility to businesses through research-based evaluations.