On Vitech’s 25th Anniversary

As Vitech celebrates 25 years of being in business, we offer you this poem in a lighthearted vein. “What defines this thing called a system?” is a question good thinkers must ask. But luckily for all the world’s people, Vitech is up to the task. Creating something where adding all …

A New Millennium

This is Part IV in a series of posts about the history of Vitech. Part I recounts the company’s beginnings, in 1992. Part II tells the story of an influential mentor. In Part III, Vitech helps a company weather the Y2K transition in the late 1990s. In Part V, Vitech …

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

As a freelance writer, my wife can often be overheard stressing about “art.” According to her philosophy, the graphic for a story can either make or break how the piece is perceived by readers. It’s even more important for online media today, where authors get a one-shot deal at a …

Why is that requirement there?

Have you ever been working on a project and read a requirement and thought, “Why’s that there?” or “What’s that supposed to mean?” I know I have. I’ve worked on Department of Defense and commercial programs and seen requirements that make me pause. I vividly recall working on one software …