How to optimize your software development co-op / internship program

Co-ops and internships for students and young graduates have become very commonplace in the software industry. Beneficial for interns and companies alike, an internship program can help budding software developers to enhance their skill set while contributing to the success of the business. As a software engineering co-op at Tasktop, I’ve witnessed first-hand what it …

Optimizing collaboration between Software Engineers and Product Owners by integrating JIRA and Targetprocess

As Software Engineers, we tend to get lost within our ivory towers. We are logical people, and crave logic in the world around us. The real world around us, though, is messy and frustratingly illogical. I am happiest, and most productive, when I have a well-defined Epic to work on, with clear requirements and acceptance …

The Co-op Experience at Tasktop

This post aims to provide a glimpse into my role as a Junior Software Engineer co-op, in the hopes of informing prospective co-op students about what they can expect if they decide to embark on an internship at Tasktop. Clearly, my experience is unique and my own, as any software engineer’s experience at any company …