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Lean TECHniques was founded on April 1st, 2011 by Tim Gifford and Brandon Carlson. Their work within the community led to frequent consulting requests. They wanted to help organizations of all sizes with their Agile needs, and do so while creating a place people loved to work.

Great software project teams are able to produce application features quickly that provide users with the most amount of value. If you don’t have a UI/UX designer on your team, you’re risking the design of your application experience short-changing your users.

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As a coder, the builder pattern is my go-to. It makes data setup extremely easy – instantiate a class, chain some methods together, and finish by executing a build method. However, every time I write a builder class, I can’t help but wonder if there’s a more functional approach that completely removes state.