Pranav Gulati

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Summer Internship Day Off?

        Filed under: Agile development

How do you know if you like your work? It is an important question, especially early in your search for a career. One of the reasons I decided to work at Agileana this summer was to find out wether I wanted to pursue computer science in the future and wether I wanted to pursue a … Continued


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Modeling Modular Modules

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Today we got into full speed on our week three sprint. Our goal is to build the new seoq.com with a modular design such that we can test how google plays with the various factors of SEO as well as act on new intelligence about the google algorithm. This is one major factor that other … Continued

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SEO Analysis Algorithm Building

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Today Joyce, Kunal, Jessie, and I split up to make some meaningful progress on SEOQ.com. Jessie and Kunal spent time on the user interface and data visualization, Joyce and I got into the details of the actual algorithm that will provide the service. We are taking into account a variety of SEO factors but trying … Continued

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Search Engine Algorithm Planning

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Today we began taking the factors that Blake, Joyce, Luis, and I had identified as being key indicators of an SEO performance and planning how this information would be used to build our tool at SEOQ.com. While SEOQ.com does currently check for some of the factors, it lacks depth and sophistication in its algorithm. This … Continued

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End of Week 1: One Step Closer to SEO Success

End of Week 1: One Step Closer to SEO Success

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Herndon, Virginia; Summer Internship Hackathon After our morning standup, we broke off into teams again. In order to position, build, and market seoq.com effectively, Joyce, Luis, and I determined that we needed to map out the current SEO landscape and look for holes in the market. In order to do this, Joyce and I set … Continued

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CS Summer Internship Hackathon Day 3 by Pranav Gulati

CS Summer Internship Hackathon Day 3 by Pranav Gulati

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Today felt like the most productive of all the days. I was a little late getting in this morning because I had a dental procedure but as soon as I walked in, I could feel everyone was ready to get things done. There were lists of goals all over the office and we broke into … Continued

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CS Summer Internship Hackathon Day Two by Pranav Gulati

CS Summer Internship Hackathon Day Two by Pranav Gulati

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Today was a long day of discussion. Although we often took directions that we did not expect, constantly exploring tangents, it was definitely a productive day. I think that today was a critical step in moving forward because everyone was able to speak their mind about what they thought would work and what they were … Continued

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Summer Hackathon Day 1

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Much like a first day of school, the beginning of this internship came with a healthy mix of angst and anticipation. However, it was immediately comforting to be among friends when I walked in and soon my anxiety began to fade away. That nervousness quickly turned to excitement when Blake took over and began introducing himself and … Continued

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