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Conference at Scale: Microsoft Ignite 2018

This fall, the Microsoft Ignite conference hosted 30,000 attendees in Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center. Over 1600 sessions were held during the five days, spread throughout 300 meeting rooms and halls. I walked the ½ mile of conference center supported by Silverchair’s individual certification award....

Agency, Motivation, and Learning

A group of Silverchairians (myself included) recently attended the SWITCH ON! Summit, organized by Charlottesville Women in Tech. The summit focused on igniting your professional tech network by learning, collaborating, and networking with local women and tech community leaders. As I listened to the various...

Silverchair Spotlight: A Q&A with Silverchair President, Tim Barton

Silverchair recently welcomed Tim Barton as our new President. Below, learn more about his background, his experience at Silverchair thus far, and his vision for the future.   Can you give us a brief history of your journey to Silverchair? I am a Brit but...

Agile Development at Silverchair: Program Increments

In 2017 Silverchair made significant strides to reaffirm the Agile processes and principles each team follows from sprint to sprint with role clarity, processes, and metrics. As a result, our delivery teams are more predictable, faster, and happier. For those unfamiliar with Agile software development,...

Silverchair’s Silver Anniversary: A Company History

2018 marks 25 years since Silverchair was founded. In honor of our Silver anniversary, we offer a look back at the history of the company. For 25 years, Silverchair has changed the way that scientists, doctors, and researchers discover and use expert research. Since our...

Accessibility at Silverchair

Silverchair has prioritized accessibility internally for years, and aims for AA WCAG compliance in all of our online products. Read more about our process.

Tool Use Case: Zeplin

The Silverchair Platform includes continuous enhancements to improve user and publisher experiences, with new releases being pushed out every three weeks. In addition to platform changes, Silverchair is committed to improving workflow and backend processes, enabling our teams to work as efficiently and collaboratively as...

Silverchair’s Design & Marketing Teams Take Home Awards

Last night at the American Marketing Association’s Central Virginia Excellence in Marketing Awards, Silverchair took home the title in both the categories for which we submitted work: Broadcast Marketing and Print Collateral. We were honored to receive these awards on an evening that also awarded...

Silverchair Insights: Identifying “Toil”

Silverchair’s most recent company meeting featured a session introducing employees to the idea of “toil.” CTO Stuart Leitch picked up the term coined by Google’s Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team while reading Chapter 5, “Eliminating Toil,” of their book (freely available online). The concept pushes us to think...

Silverchair Insights: Scrum Fundamentals & Agile Governance Survey

As part of our ongoing commitment to improving our internal processes, Silverchair recently conducted an internal survey on Scrum Fundamentals & Agile Governance. Surveys such as these are critical in helping us understand how we are performing well and areas to improve. At a macro...
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