Author: Mark Chmielewski

Mark was born and raised in a small farming community in central Minnesota, but moved to Duluth so he could live closer to the wilderness and pursue his childhood dream of a career in engineering (seriously). And after more than four years, he graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth with a degree in Computer Engineering. Mark now serves as Senior Vice President and partner for Saturn Systems, which provides a never ending queue of technical and business issues in need of solutions. Isn’t that a dyed in the wool engineer’s dream job? But there is more to life than solving problems. In his free time, Mark enjoys spending time with his family, and cross country skiing and mountain biking on Duluth’s conveniently close, world class recreational trails.

Rural Outsourcing: A Cure All for What Ails Your Software Development Project?

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OK, we have been hearing horror stories about the crazy market for software developers and the antics some companies employ to recruit and retain their existing staff. The foosball tables are old news, and, quite frankly, I question their effectiveness, but free beer and bring your dog to work policies, well, now you’re talkin’! The… Read more »