Team 4OH!4

In 2016 I lead the Intern team. The name of the team was: Team 4OH!4 is on the second Floor.

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Through out the next few weeks make sure to say hi.

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Training

June 6th the 4 Application Development and 2 Technology Services (where applicable) interns went through a week long training sessions at FCSA. Thank you to all the individuals who shared their passion about roles and teams here at FCSAmerica.

Here is a high level view of the Learning sessions.​

Office Visit

The eight team member visited Red Oak, Iowa to learn more about how are team mates interact with customers. The route we took was through scenic Plattsmouth, Nebraska. 

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Spent the First hour with Doug Dickinson (Insurance Officer) . Doug gave us a Insurance 101 crash course. 

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We then met with  Chad Jacobs (Financial Officer) . Chad broke down his relationship building with customers.

Best Quote. “We need more Chevy’s then Cadillacs”

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Team Picture

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Tech Support – 

External systems, AgDirect,  AgriPoint, board of directors, 1500 internal employees, Gigabar vs Gigablock, laptop refresh, mobile devices service link, tech support document

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QA  – Tools, Testing strategy 

The other two IT Interns Sara and Justin joined us. 

Testing strategy, Testing Pyramid provide reliable tests, Service Level testing

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Fitnesse

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App Dev Team

We attended another team’s standup to observe how a team does this Agile ritual. (Team Jedi). We then meet Team Furyan 

in a conference room to hear about the roles and network with a team. We played a game with the help of ODL. The four app dev interns played four members of a appdev team in Jeopardy. Thank you so much to ODL for facilitating the game. 

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Systems Infrastructure –

We  gave the team a data tour. Learned about the data line connecting the two building.  learned about the air conditioning units.  

Dropped buzzwords: cloud, data center, Internet of things (security cameras, fridges, room devices) this rack cost millions of dollars. The team Also saw the NON-production in the Main Building.

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TDD  – JavaScript Unit Tests

Unit Test and TDD in Javascript. 

Javascript TDD

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Lean Coffee (IT leaders)

The team played Lean Coffee​ with the IT Leaders. It was a informal way to get to know you. Plus any takeaways are a great way to building connections. 

Other Training

The Team has been working on a Angular 2 course to prepare us for our project. Learned other practices such as GIT, Builds, 

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One assignment was to read “Practices of an Agile Developer​”. This personally is one of my favorite programming books. 

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