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Halloween 2K19

Halloween 2K19

Every year our Halloween party gets bigger and this year was the biggest and best yet! We had pizza, lots of sweet treats, the annual egg toss, corn hole, mummy wrapping, Halloween themed Pictionary, cookie decorating, tattoos, a photo booth, and we even broke out the...

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Celebrating 12 Years

Celebrating 12 Years

Thank you to all our clients, families, and teammates new & old who came out to help celebrate KEYSYS' 12 year anniversary. The work we've been able to do these past years wouldn't have been possible without all of your help and support. The evening was full of...

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Visit From STREAM Innovations

Visit From STREAM Innovations

This month we had the honor of hosting a group of kids from STREAM Innovations for the second year in a row. STREAM Innovations is a local nonprofit committed to helping students develop and explore their passions for Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts,...

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Under the Big Top

Under the Big Top

KEYSYS is honored to once again partner with The Junior Board of Glenwood for their 15th Annual Under the Big Top event. The annual event helps to support children and families impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder in Alabama. Over 700 people attended this black-tie...

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Paper Jam 2K19

Paper Jam 2K19

When your company's copier dies there are few better ways to dispose of it than taking out a little aggression as a team. This counts as team building right? And in case you haven't seen it please check out our first Paper Jam too!

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Halloween 2K18

Halloween 2K18

Our team at KEYSYS loves to celebrate Halloween and this year was no exception. On October 31st we all dressed out and competed in a decathlon of Halloween party events including a corn hole tournament, competitive egg tossing, a poker-run scavenger hunt, mummy...

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Coding Bay

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Coding Bay

Being the new guy at work is always like being a character in an epic poem–even more so for a developer diving into exciting ongoing projects. The ancient Greeks wove tales of increasingly great feats, the charismatic hero starting from humble beginnings before...

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Sometimes you can be too normal

We recently had some performance issues in an application that had been in production for almost 3 years. This application is highly transactional and had grown almost 5-fold in volume. It brings together data from multiple systems. It had already been through a...

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DevOps Automation @ Cyber Now Conference

DevOps Automation @ Cyber Now Conference

Cloud computing is easily one of the biggest trends at the moment due to IT budget constraints. Come hear how to optimize your IT infrastructure to ensure that your budget meets your key business needs without sacrificing security or data integrity. Jeff Woford from...

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TechBirmingham has a New Member

TechBirmingham has a New Member

KEYSYS is pleased to announce Grant Woolwine as one of the newest members of TechBirmingham’s Board of Directors for 2018. TechBirmingham is geared up for an exciting year with new President & CEO, Deon Gordon, in addition to ten new members added to the Board. Board...

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LinkDump of Awesome Stuff

During my time as a Junior Engineer with a former company, my supervisor and mentor would compile a list of links that he and other engineers shared between one another.  He termed the knowledge “LinkDump of Awesome Stuff” and as an entry level developer, the info was...

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Making the Road a Little Brighter

Making the Road a Little Brighter

I’ve never been a car person. As long as a car can transport me safely from point A to point B, I’m content. My lack of interest in cars has resulted in a few instances when weird noises or flashing lights have sent me to the depths of the dark web and back, always...

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Bigger Isn’t Always Better

Leaving a global technology company like IBM was a huge decision that I didn’t take lightly,  and the thought of taking my next career move to a smaller company like KEYSYS gave me a lot to contemplate.  While there isn’t a right or wrong when it comes to working for...

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Mobile Application Development with Xamarin

With today's development tools there are many other options for mobile application development.  There are two categories for mobile application development, native and hybrid.  Hybrid applications allow for HTML and native code to coexist for easier development.  A...

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To Build or to Buy

Is your organization kicking the tires on investing in a new software solution? Finding the right balance between today’s budget and tomorrow’s growth can be challenging.  Different businesses have distinctive needs, which is why an off-the-shelf software solution may...

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Will You Accept This Mortgage?

These days it is difficult to watch a football game, or in my case The Bachelorette (Admit- you watch it too!), and not see a commercial for a digital mortgage.  What is a digital mortgage and is it as easy as pushing a button? The mortgage industry consists of many...

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