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What the Film Industry Taught me about Developing Software

Many of my best friends know that I really enjoy action movies (and TV shows) – especially Superhero and Science Fiction genres.  Star Wars?  Of course!  Incredibles?  Definitely!  Game of Thrones?  Absolutely!  Deadpool and Logan?  Hell Yes!
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You Know You've Succeeded When...

When NASA declared earlier this month that the Mars Opportunity Rover was no longer working, it hit home to me – especially since its accomplishments realize what I strive to deliver with the products I’m a part of.
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GreyHeller (now Appsian) Founders to Revolutionize Higher Education Software: Improving Admissions Results and Student Success

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SAN RAMON, Calif., February 5, 2019 – Today, GreyHeller (now Appsian) founders Larry Grey and Brian Sparling announced the formation of Mutara Inc. to address two of the biggest challenges facing colleges and universities: 
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Why Leave Appsian and Start Mutara?

In 2005 -- following Oracle’s successful acquisition of PeopleSoft -- my colleagues (Brian Sparling, Chris Heller) and I were feeling disillusioned with our careers and the direction we saw the enterprise software space going. With little more than a vague concept of what we felt customers needed and a feeling that we could build something that could fill that need, we started the company that is now Appsian.
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Admitting the Ideal Student: Responsible, Resilient, and Resourceful

How do colleges and universities admit the ideal class of students each school year?  It’s not an easy question to answer. There are many factors involved in making sound admissions decisions. It’s crucially important to get it right because it affects every aspect of the institution. 
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Why Mutara?

Business Transformation without Chaos  Why does an organization adopt a new software product?  For most, it’s to transform its business in positive ways to maximize business value.  This means disrupting the status quo for something that’s better.  Unfortunately, disruption usually brings chaos with it. 
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