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2021-06-14: Andre Burgaud Presents httpexpect at GoMN meetup this Wednseday! This Wednesday, June 16, at 6:00 pm, the GoMN Meetup is welcoming SPS’s own Andre Burgaud who …

2021-06-09: Welcome Summer 2021 Interns The 2021 SPS Summer Internship program started this week! We have 18 interns in Minneapolis this …

2021-06-04: SPS Celebrates Pride Month for the first time in Company History! The LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group at SPS, with support of Executive Sponsor Lynn Myhran and in …

2021-05-25: SPS at Open Source North SPS Commerce was a Platinum Sponsor for Open Source North this year, which took place on Thursday, …

2021-05-20: How to Give a Tech Talk - An Opportunity for our Team Members to Grow the Skills Needed to Present at Tech Conferences We are currently preparing for our annual internal conference, Tech Jam! Each year, we have a …

2021-05-12: Professional Development Week It’s Professional Development Week at SPS! This means we are able to take some time to pepper …

2021-05-06: MN Aspirations in Computing Hackathon Event Amplifying partner events is one way that TeamSPS lives out our value of Give Back. We are proud …

2021-05-04: Decision-Making Across Cultures: Top-Down vs Consensus-Based Today, I’m going to continue my Growing Your Cultural Awareness in Business series, drawing on …

2021-04-29: Introducing "nap": an unusual fix to a bewildering bug In 2019, I sat wide-eyed in a presentation hall at KubeCon in San Diego. There I mustered all of my …

2021-04-27: Open Source Guild A few weeks ago, we told you about our SPS Guilds. The Open-Source Guild (OSG) was formed in 2020 …

2021-04-22: I'm Here: Ian Anderson, Software Engineering Manager Hello, I’m here to listen and to amplify those with seldom heard voices. I’m here to acknowledge my …

2021-04-20: May Meetup - How to land your first technology job: Tips from an experienced tech recruiter Are you or someone who know looking to break into the tech industry? Or maybe you’re looking …

2021-04-15: I'm Here: Alexandra Smith - On becoming a 1st-time mother during a Pandemic On Friday, March 13th, 2020, I headed out to the 1029 in Northeast Minneapolis with my coworkers for …

2021-04-13: Be Bold, Break the Mold & SPS Commerce Background During the academic year of 2020-2021, North Hennepin Community College is piloting a new …

2021-04-08: Liquibase Learnings and CICD Liquibase is one of those technologies that I knew the name of at SPS Commerce well before I ever …

2021-04-07: Technology Guilds @SPS Commerce Guilds are a self-organizing group of people with common interests. It is a natural forum for social …

2021-03-31: DevOps Meetup: April 1st April 1st @ 5:30 join us in this SPS Commerce sponsored meetup! Andy Sciro will be presenting his …

2021-03-30: Moving from Dependabot-Preview to Dependabot Native Dependabot native has been around for a couple of years now after GitHub officially acquired it in …

2021-03-25: Reading The Water: Phishing Training at SPS Commerce Picture this: it’s 2007. A very wealthy prince desperately wants to gift you a portion of his …

2021-03-23: Transformation at Scale When companies recognize the need to scale their team-based agility methodologies it’s easy to …

2021-03-19: I'm Here: Maddie Sandish, Software Engineer I’m Here. As a three-time software engineer intern at SPS Commerce, I’ve had the unique …

2021-03-16: Brython: Python in Your Browser Our very own Andre Burgaud recently published an article with Real Python sharing a tutorial on how …

2021-03-11: Leading Across Cultures (Hierarchical vs. Egalitarian Leadership) Today, I’m going to continue my Growing Your Cultural Awareness in Business series, drawing on …

2021-03-09: PyCascades 2021 - Thoughts from an Attendee The organizers of PyCascades put on an amazing remote event for the 2021 edition. Over the last 12 …

2021-03-04: Wrapping up SPS Tech Summit - A Big THANK YOU! Yesterday we closed out our 2021 Tech Summit event. As discussed in our last post, the Tech Summit …

2021-03-01: Virtual SPS Tech Summit Kickoff I believe the workplace culture is to SPS what our personalities are to us. It’s what makes us …

2021-02-25: The Softer Side of Agile Far too often when issues arise within our teams, we default to blaming the current methodology or …

2021-02-23: I'm Here: Gordy Flam Consider this: When people all think the same way, they rarely challenge each other to think outside …

2021-02-17: Debugging Go Services in Kubernetes with Skaffold and Telepresence Tonight 2/17/2021, at 6:00 pm, the GoMN Meetup is welcoming Peter O’Neil who will present …

2021-02-16: My favorite features coming in Javascript ES2021 Photo by KiVEN Zhao on Unsplash It’s incredible to think that the LANDMARK Javascript release …

2021-02-16: Happy 20th Anniversary to the Agile Manifesto! I’m feeling exhilarated, recharged, and inspired after attending the Scrum Alliance panel sessions …

2021-02-11: Feature Flags & Scaling with Microservices

Our very own Travis Gosselin presented at the DevOps Underground London online meetup last month! …

2021-02-10: I'm Here: Jon Beattie I’m here first and foremost in my home. And that’s not just because we’ve all been …

2021-02-03: Black History Month at SPS SPS Comemerce kicked off our Black History month activities today by hosting an event for our global …

2021-02-02: AWS Cross-Account Resource Access Patterns AWS Account Granularity The growth of SPS Commerce has continued to be very strong, even amidst the …

2021-01-27: February Cloud Computing and Software Engineering Meetup - Chaos Engineering In development, we often focus the majority of our time on answering the question “how does …

2021-01-26: SPS team members share their learnings from the Grace Hopper Celebration SPS WiT (Women in Tech) sent members of our Technology team to join the other 30,000 attendees at …

2021-01-21: Many Things By Season Season'd Are It’s that PI planning time of year again. We race to wrap up our releases - …

2021-01-19: Maddie Sandish was a three time returning intern this past summer, participating in our first-ever …

2021-01-15: Wrapping up the First PI Planning of 2021 The first Program Increment Planning event of 2021 is wrapping up. Teams spent this week joining …

2021-01-12: January Cloud Computing and Software Engineering Meetup The Cloud Computing and Software Engineering Meetup has its next online event on Thursday January …

2021-01-07: Persuasion & Reasoning Across Cultures Today, I’m going to continue my Growing Your Cultural Awareness in Business series, drawing on …

2021-01-04: Interview with Jamie Thingelstad

Kicking off 2021 by sharing this interview that Jamie Thingelstad, Chief Technology Officer, Sr. VP …

2020-12-31: Closing out 2020 with Gratitude Cultivating gratitude can be a difficult task, especially in a year like 2020. As we reflect on the …

2020-12-29: Our First Annual SPS Tech Holiday Concert – A Success! On December 22, we hosted our first annual SPS Tech Holiday Concert! Ten team members shared their …

2020-12-22: The Origin of Carol of the Bells Hark how the bells, sweet silver bells, all seem to say, throw cares away Christmas is here… …

2020-12-17: SPS's Tech Compute Guardrail When designing a software system one of the fundamental questions we need to answer is “where will …

2020-12-15: WiT Hosts Coded Bias Watch Party for Team SPS Tech The SPS WiT (Women in Technology) group provided the opportunity for our teams to have early access …

2020-12-11: Upgrading our Assortment Product to Java15 SPS Commerce’s Assortment product has recently undergone an effort to modernize our Java …

2020-12-08: Remote Hypercare Cyber Week is historically the most important week for TeamSPS, and during this time we give special …

2020-12-02: Boolean Blindness: Using domain modeling to make your code bug free December 3rd at 5:30PM ET our Software Engineering & Cloud Meetup is excited to have Michael …

2020-11-30: Dan Juckniess, Sales SVP , dropped into one of our team stand-ups today to provide his support and …

2020-11-24: I'm Here: Dennis Cunningham, Tech Trainer I’m here. I am here as a Black Gay man at SPS. I am here to support and encourage other People of …

2020-11-19: Our most recent Tech All Hands, presented as a live radio show, included a cameo from “DJ …

2020-11-17: Continuing our Mission for Diversity Beyond FIRST Robotics In fourth grade I helped start Green Girls Robotics, an all-girls FIRST Lego League team out of …

2020-11-12: My Journey to Technology My love for technology predates my time at SPS and ironically the dream of someday being a Software …

2020-11-10: Today our SPS teams pause and get a chance to come together as 1 TeamSPS at our Growth Summit to …

2020-11-06: A Year in the Life of a Service Team Having been a part of a service team for the last couple of years and being responsible for several …

2020-11-06: Taming the TAMM Since its introduction to the TECH teams about eighteen months ago, Team Agile Maturity Measurement …

2020-11-04: Tomorrow night! QuintessenceAnx, a Developer Advocate from Pager Duty is talking problem-solving, …

2020-11-03: Providing (Negative) Feedback Across Cultures Working on a team that is globally distributed is a great experience which also presents …

2020-10-30: Legacy Software in a SaaS Company For the last 15 years, I’ve been part of teams that either focus on or maintain legacy …

2020-10-28: Guilds to Learn, Share, Grow, and Sometimes Just for Fun Here at SPS Tech, we have various Guilds that have been formed by our team members. Guilds are a …

2020-10-22: Secrets of Tech: How to Interview Like a Badass Yesterday we reconnected with old friends and met some new ones at our event “Secrets of Tech: …

2020-10-20: I'm Here: Randi Myhre Hi, everyone! I’m Randi. I’m the acting HR Business Partner for Technology (my other job is in …

2020-10-15: We Will Puzzle Again Someday Like many companies, we are still predominantly in a Work from Home state, but SPS has put in many …

2020-10-13: Architectural Unit Testing I’m going to assume that you already buy into the advantages of unit testing your code and the …

2020-10-08: My Experiences on a FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Team Today I realized that, at twenty years old, I have spent nearly half of my life in FIRST (For …

2020-10-06: Another shining star intern from our first ever virtual internship program, Shravya Gade, shared her …

2020-10-01: Good communication is intentional, and the rewards for putting in the work often outweigh the …

2020-09-29: Communicating Effectively Across Cultures Working on a team that is globally distributed is a great experience which also presents …

2020-09-24: Our very own Tim Van Cleave shares his experience being a CodeDay Labs mentor during the Coronavirus …

2020-09-22: I'm Here “I’m Here” is a new initiative that SPS Technology is launching to strengthen our culture, improve …

2020-09-17: Missing the quality coffee and conversation in the break room, but still finding ways to stay …

2020-09-15: Better ASP.NET Core Logging with Serilog If you have or plan on doing anything constructive with your log output from a default ASP.NET Core …

2020-09-11: How SPS Gave Me the Opportunity to Study Trees Grace Hansen was a returning summer intern who first joined SPS as an Aspirations in Computing …

2020-09-10: System Demos: An Architect’s Perspective Ah, it’s System Demo day, again. Get up early, handle the flurry of activity getting the kids ready, …

2020-09-08: The Benefits of Global Diversification SPS Commerce is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN and we have technology teams that span the globe in …

2020-09-04: SPS Partners with NDC Minnesota 2020 SPS Commerce is partnering with NDC Minnesota 2020. The online developers conference is offering …

2020-09-01: SPS is Headed to the Virtual Grace Hopper Celebration! I am so grateful that SPS Commerce believes in the future of Women in Technology, and is …

2020-08-27: The AWS DeepRacer Challenge SPS Tech Summit Challenge SPS Tech Summit and SPS Tech Jam are two tech events organized by SPS …

2020-08-25: Naming Things and How to Not The joke is that there are two hard problems in Computer Science, and the one that I find myself …

2020-08-21: Remote Work: so, I guess this is what we're doing now The post below was originally written in late March as we were initially beset by (not the first) …

2020-08-19: Reflections from an SPS Summer Engineering Intern SPS hosted 13 virtual interns over the summer, and we wanted to share their reflections as the …

2020-08-18: Dependency Management with Dependabot No matter what language or package manager, dependency management in most projects suffer from many …

2020-08-13: What Access Have You Been Given? I find myself reflecting more than usual, which I attribute to recent events: The continued local …

2020-08-10: SPS Desktop Engineering This past month, the SPS Desktop Engineering team started deploying a Cloud Management Gateway (CMG) …

2020-08-06: How Has Your Team Approached Remote Work? How has your team approached remote work? How have you approached remote work? I’d be curious …

2020-08-05: Container Optimization Wins We recently completed migrating some of our loader containers from Mesos to ECS. During this …

2020-08-04: Team Outings: Quarantine Version Who says you can’t have a team outing during quarantine / social isolation? I just had a great …

2020-07-31: Keep Sharing Your Experience I know that it might sound a bit pretentious but I believe that SPS values #know-more-to-be-more and …

2020-07-29: Dare to Disrupt: TechJam 2020 Dare to Disrupt was the theme this year for Tech Jam, the yearly conference organized by the SPS …

2020-07-27: AWS ALB Routing Algorithm Performance Certain AWS components (and cloud components in general) do amazing jobs at simplifying our lives as …

2020-07-24: 13 New Technology Interns! The SPS Commerce Technology Team has kicked off the third year of the summer internship program by …

2020-07-22: Official Launch of ART2 Last week ART2 officially launched, and to quote Curtis Hebbard-Langille, WE CRUSHED IT! We …

2020-07-17: New Office Space for #TeamSPS in Kyiv, Ukraine! Take a video tour of our amazing new office space for #TeamSPS in Kyiv, Ukraine!

2020-07-17: Welcome to the SPS Commerce Technology Team site. We will be using this site for #TeamSPS to share …