About Us 2018-06-22T16:04:27+00:00

We’re modernizing technology training.

Why We Do What We Do

Good engineers like to solve problems, so if they don’t feel like they’re being challenged, that’s an issue. Beyond compensation, they want the opportunity to learn new things and to grow within their career. And if they don’t feel like they’re growing in their roles, they leave.”

Kelby Zorgdrager, Founder at Developer Academy

In 2017, Our Team Delivered

Who We Are

Our unique approach with the Developer Academy provides an immersive, personalized, on-the-job learning experience. The more aligned the learning experience is to the daily tasks and responsibilities of an engineer, the more quickly the participant is able to successfully contribute to the team they join.

Over the past few years, companies like Salesforce.com, Northwestern Mutual, Starbucks, and others have chosen the Developer Academy model over other learning vendors due to our ability to design, develop, and deliver highly impactful customized learning solutions.

What We Do

We first started providing immersive developer training programs in 2005. One of the first programs we delivered was for a team of developers at Dow Jones. The team was responsible for learning how to write code to help change the print formatting of The Wall Street Journal. WSJ was moving from a wide-width format to standard width and the team in the program was responsible for helping code that change. Today, The Wall Street Journal uses a standard-width format for both online and print.

Since then, we have designed, developed, and executed immersive boot camps for a number of organizations including Bank of America (Countrywide), University of Colorado, Intuit, Yahoo!, Northwestern Mutual, American Express, VMWare, Salesforce, Macy’s, and Starbucks.

Why Choose Us?

98% of Students Love Our Courses. Guaranteed.

Our programs work, guaranteed. At the end of each module of the program, our team prepares a report and shares it with your team. This report shows progress, concerns, and areas of improvement for each participant. The report can be used by your managers to help with employee development upon graduation.

Beyond Customization. Personalization.

Developers learn best when the course materials are relevant to them. That’s why we customize every learning solution we deliver to the backgrounds of the students, their roles, the project they are working on, and the development and production platforms they use.

Project Focused.

Other companies, with their off-the-shelf commodity training classes, are focused on what they offer—not what your team needs. Our learning solutions are focused on your people, project, and productivity goals. When you work with our team, it’s all about you.

Budget Friendly.

Flat fee pricing. No travel charges. Holistic learning platform. Dedicated Program Manager. No customization charges.

Why We’re Different

Nearly all software development training available today is designed with a “one size fits all” mindset. Whether these courses are delivered in a classroom, online, or by downloaded content, they don’t take into account your team’s unique learning needs. Don’t feel sorry for the other guys; get a solution that actually helps your people do their jobs better.

How long have we been doing this?

We’ve been improving the capabilities of software development organizations through the delivery of highly customized learning solutions for over 15 years.

Empowerment Values

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