The Valiant Blog: planning

Tech Debt: A Ticking Financial Time Bomb

Are you aware of the monster potentially lurking within your organization? Its name is Tech Debt and it can bring business operations to a halt with absolutely no notice.  Tech...
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Positioning Your Business Technology for Growth

One of my favorite quotes is, “If you don’t change, you die.” I’ve always considered this to be a powerful statement, and it’s one that Valiant Technology embraces as an...
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Cloud vs. On Premise Servers – Which is right for your business?

Determining the right server solution for a business can be a daunting task, and cost is often a factor that plays a large role in a final decision. Cloud-based services...
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Moving on Up: Part 7 – When an engineer’s solution goes wrong

Last week, I received a reminder of what it feels like to be a customer. A customer that is reliant on technical experts; and I was left confused and disappointed...
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Moving on Up: Part 6 – orange & green, and then some.

Earlier today, tribe member Andrew Kwasny and I toured Valiant’s new office space. New walls are up and the layout of the office is beginning to take shape: We now...
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Valiant Design Philosophy: Keep it Simple

In a previous post, I gave a quick rundown of our three basic design principles. This time, I want to dive deeper into one of those principles: K.I.S.S. Serviceable By...
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Valiant Design Philosophy: Stability, Security, Scalability

Last time I gave a quick rundown of Valiant’s three basic design principles. In this post, I want to dive deeper into Stability, Security, and Scalability. Stability A system that...
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Valiant System Design Philosophy

As Valiant’s System Architect, it’s my job to put together all of the various components of a project; an array of varied technologies, products, and services in to a cohesive...
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