January 2017

ICS Newsletter - January 2017

User Experience Design for Software Engineers

Live Webinar: Thursday, February 9, 11am EST
This webinar will provide an introduction to user experience (UX) design, specifically focusing on issues that software engineers encounter. Attendees will receive an an overview of the UX process, highlighting several best practices. Register Now >>

Welcome to ICS' January Newsletter

With the new year in full swing, intensity has ramped up at businesses everywhere. And ICS is no different. We’ve been extremely busy this month putting together content we hope you find to be of value. From our User Experience Design for Software Engineers webinar to CEO Peter Winston’s take on the importance of putting together the right product development team to ensure project success, this issue is jam-packed.

What else will you find this month? A replay of our webinar introducing the Yocto embedded framework, a tutorial on compiling Qt from source code on Linux, UX-focused pieces on user experience and design leadership, and a few others to help you in your business.

If you’d like to suggest topics for upcoming issues, we’d love to hear from you. Get in touch at info@ics.com.

Mark Hatch, COO, ICS


The Right Development Team Can Lower Risk and Speed You to Market

Are you closing your skills gap effectively when staffing your projects? Here's why it matters.  Read Now >>

Live Webinar: 10 Keys to Ensuring Success for Your Next Qt Project

Thursday, February 23, 1pm EST
We'll explore the use of the right people and the right tools, and cover the top 10 things you need to know before using Qt. Read More >>

Webinar On-Demand: An Introduction to the Yocto Embedded Framework

The Yocto Project® is a collaborative Open Source project that provides templates, tools and methods to help create custom Linux-based systems for embedded products, regardless of the hardware architecture. Join this webinar to gain a good overall understanding of what Yocto provides, the advantages it offers, and the basic process for using it to create an embedded Linux distribution. Download Now >>

Training Course: Programming with Qt for Desktops

March 6 – 10, Waltham, MA
This five-day, in-depth introduction to Qt programming focuses on using Qt Widgets and associated development tools, such as Qt Designer and Qt Creator. Students will experience the challenges of cross-platform development with exercises that involve porting applications from Windows to MacOS (or vice versa). Enroll Now >>


How to Compile Qt from Source Code on Linux

This helpful walk-through will show you everything you need to build Qt from source code. Read More >>

Nintendo Delivers Lessons in UX with the New Switch

As technology accelerates, so to do consumers’ expectations. They don’t just want a great user experience, they expect it. Read More >>

Design Leaders Ask Pushy Questions

Empathy is at the core of great design. Understanding what others see and feel leads to more effective design and, ultimately better products. Read More >>


Upcoming Events

Programming with Qt for Embedded Devices, March 27 – 31, Houston, TX

This hands-on, five-day course teaches participants how to use Qt and Qt Quick to develop modern applications for embedded systems and touchscreens. Each student will work on his own real development board. Enroll Now >>

Programming with Qt for Desktops, April 3 – 7, Sunnyvale, CA

This is a five-day, in-depth introduction to Qt programming, primarily focused on using Qt Widgets and associated development tools, such as Qt Designer and Qt Creator. Students will experience the challenges of cross-platform development with exercises that involve porting applications from Windows to MacOS (or vice versa). Enroll Now >>