DevAcademy Six Years Later

Cerner hires a lot of software engineers. In fact, we have hired over 1,600 engineers since our early career onboarding program, DevAcademy, went live almost six years ago. In particular, we use DevAcademy to onboard early career software engineers. DevAcademy is a three part onboarding program built by engineers for …

Pi Day 2019: Build Your Own Alarm System

At Cerner Engineering, we love to celebrate Pi Day. This day is not only a fun time to enjoy eating pie and reflecting on mathematical properties, but we also share big announcements internally for our developers conference, DevCon. Drew a crowd to celebrate Pi Day this afternoon with snacks, lightning …

ShipIt XIV

It is winter time in Kansas City, which also included our fourteenth edition of ShipIt, our routine hackathon competition we host at Cerner Engineering. Although the snowy weather may have kept participants between the warm walls of our Innovations Campus, the winter storm did not disturb the initiative and enthusiasm …

DevCon: A Tech Conference for Engineering, by Engineering

In 2010 a group of Cerner engineers went to their leadership with an idea: a Cerner tech conference just for the internal development community, built and run from the ground up. The idea for a conference like this had been brewing at Cerner for several years. It was seen as …