Dean Van Industrial Designer

Employee Spotlight – Dean Van

“I think it’s great that I get to help other people realize their dreams.” As an Industrial Designer with a background in architectural design, my strengths include concept development, design research, graphic design and 3D visualization. Years at SIGMADESIGN: 7 WHAT WAS YOUR YOUTH LIKE? My parents emigrated from Vietnam when I was about 1 year old.  My parents were …

Employee Spotlight – Brittany Carlsen

“I love anything that involves people getting out of Excel and into NetSuite. Most of the time when that happens there is an “ah-ha” moment where they realize how many new options are available to them for reporting, notifications, automation, and more! These kinds of process improvements are exciting to me.” As a NetSuite Administrator with a BS in Electrical …

BEST PRACTICES —> Part 4: Software Quality Assurance

INTRODUCTION TO SOFTWARE QUALITY ASSURANCE You’ve defined your landscape and destination. Your map has been drawn. You have embarked on your journey and you think that you are at your destination, but how do you know when you’ve arrived with a fully functional product? It’s important to conduct testability analysis early in the product life to avoid arriving at your …

Yehudit Dagan with her family

Employee Spotlight – Yehudit Dagan

“One thing that became clear to me over the years working in, and visiting a lot of different organizations is how important company culture is to me. During the interview process at SIGMADESIGN, I understood that the culture was going to be a good fit…” With BA in Physics and a Master’s Degree in Thermal Engineering, I enjoy any opportunity …

Code Reviews

BEST PRACTICES —> Part 3: Software Code Reviews

INTRODUCTION TO SOFTWARE CODE REVIEWS Code reviews are the way to get to efficient development of firmware and software. If you find yourself in the typical scenario below, you might enjoy reading more about the benefits of code reviews: You have gone past your deadlines and you have gone over your budget. The code base is large, disorganized, and unreadable. …

President's Corner Thumbnail image, Bill Huseby in his corner office space

President’s Corner: Episode 2 Video

Here’s our 2nd edition of the President’s Corner in VIDEO format. In this episode, I discuss our planning process, look back at 2021 to review the strategic initiatives we’ve accomplished, and dive into our new strategic initiatives we’ve laid out for 2022.