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Philly ETE 2015 #52 – Tom DeVane, Rick Nucci, Mike Rappaport, Beth Bunting Arnholt – Creating a Workplace to Retain Your Tech Talent

When your top talent gets a call from your competitor down the street offering a 10% bump in salary, will they stay or jump? Is money everything? What can else can you offer them so that they will stay with you? There are no absolutes, but there are companies with low turn-over and the things they pay attention to tend to be quite different from what the companies that have retention issues pay attention to.

Chariot Developer News Episode #51 – More dev history, new Web IDE, Big Data debates, and more

New AWS feature – Resource permissions for EC2 RDS http://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2013/07/08/announcing-resource-permissions-for-amazon-ec2-and-amazon-rds/?ref_=pe_395470_31013550_7 History of tech – Vannivar Bush and Douglas Engelbart intersected – he read Vannivar’s future of tehchnology paper – http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/07/the-hut-where-the-internet-began/277551/ http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1945/07/as-we-may-think/303881/ Another browser-based IDE, but this one has lots of integration – https://codenvy.com/ Developers begin to focus new efforts on tablets, phones hold steady http://gigaom.com/2013/07/12/survey-far-fewer-developers-are-prioritizing-smartphone-apps-over-tablet-apps/ … Read More