Author: Lisa Rathjens

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October 6, 2020 | Lisa Rathjens

New businesses have bold plans, according to a new survey

Intuit Developers: Here’s some good news for 2020: 72% of people looking to start a business within the next 12 months feel optimistic about their prospects. It’s not what you might expect during a time like this – in the midst of COVID-19 – but for many aspiring entrepreneurs,….. Read more

September 29, 2020 | Lisa Rathjens

What’s new in QuickBooks Online: September 2020

Welcome to another QuickBooks Online update. These updates are designed to give you, our developer community, the information you need on the latest features and improvements in QuickBooks Online. QuickBooks Online: Amazon Business Purchases app In a nutshell: The new….. Read more

September 17, 2020 | Lisa Rathjens

The top technical podcasts for developers

Love them or hate them, podcasts are here to stay. On a variety of topics of varying lengths and generally available on-demand, they’re an easy way to stay on top of the latest and greatest in your industry. As a developer, you have your pick of technical podcasts. According to….. Read more

September 9, 2020 | Lisa Rathjens

4 online bootcamps to help improve your skills

You already know that investing in specialized training and advanced education for your job leads to improved skills and career advancement. As a developer, you have many professional development resources at your disposal, including a variety of coding bootcamps, but how do you know which one is worth your time,….. Read more

August 26, 2020 | Lisa Rathjens

How diversity is driving innovation

In 1971, the U.S. Congress designated August 26 as Women’s Equality Day, when we celebrate women’s right to vote as granted by the 19th Amendment. I believe this is also a day we should celebrate the growing number of women in technology. As a staff data scientist at Intuit®, I’m….. Read more

August 25, 2020 | Lisa Rathjens

What’s new in QuickBooks Online: August 2020

We’re nearing the dog days of summer, but you might be wagging a metaphorical tail at some of these new features and upgrades. Take advantage of one or all, whether you’re working from a cabin, a cabana, or your couch … or wish to get there sooner. QuickBooks Online Advanced:….. Read more

August 18, 2020 | Lisa Rathjens

Which project management tool do developers prefer?

Developers are creative, intelligent people who are passionate about finding solutions to problems that range from the simple to the complex. Getting their innovative solutions into the hands of users often requires a team effort, and like teams everywhere, they experience project visibility, collaboration, and workflow challenges. To overcome these….. Read more

August 11, 2020 | Lisa Rathjens

6 steps to streamline any business workflow

It’s not uncommon to experience delays in a business, only to be slapped with the phrase, “That’s how we have always done it.” While some tasks need to follow a specific process, you will agree that other processes are complicated for no good reason. Streamlining business workflow is important in….. Read more