Entries by Carol Vercellino

What I’ve Learned After Nearly a Decade as a Project Manager

It’s hard to believe that a few short weeks from now, I’ll be saying goodbye to Oak City Labs and the technology industry as a whole. For the better part of nearly the last decade of my life, I’ve been a project manager in this industry. To close out this chapter, I thought I’d share ten things I’ve learned as a project manager

Amazon Cloud 101: Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)

Today we’re kicking off a series that will tackle the basics of the Cloud – specifically Amazon Cloud. At this point, most everyone knows about the Cloud, but you may not know some of the basics, especially in regards to Amazon Web Services (AWS). The goal is to break down some of the most popular components of AWS in hopes that it

Preparing Students for Jobs that Don’t Yet Exist

At the end of next month, I’ll be hanging up my project manager hat and embarking on a new journey. Over the past year, I’ve been balancing my role here at Oak City Labs with graduate school as I’m pursuing my Master’s of Arts degree in Teaching from Meredith College. Though I’ve spent the better part of the past decade working in the

Computer Vision & Machine Vision 101

Today we’re back again sharing the basics of two not-so-emergent technology concepts and breaking down the basics between each: computer vision and machine vision. It is possible that you’re reading this blog and have never heard of computer vision or machine vision. The concepts are well-known and discussed within the technology but the same can’t be said for the

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & IoT 101

Machine learning (ML). Artificial intelligence (AI). Internet of Things (IoT). It seems these days there are so many complex terms flying about. In this blog, we’ll break down the basics and share how you’re experiencing these technologies in ways you may not have even realized. We can’t talk about machine learning without first discussing artificial intelligence.

SDK 101: What it is, Examples and Product Opportunities

During some recent discussions with clients, I noticed we tend to throw around the SDK acronym quite a bit. Today we’re going to simplify what an SDK is, share examples of SDKs and talk through how you might think about an SDK as a potential software product or product extension in the future.