Ben Nelson

Technical Lead
Ben Nelson is a Senior Consultant at SingleStone, leading development teams that build custom applications. He is also very prominent in helping to advance client solutions.

Areas of Expertise

Technologies

  • .NET/C#
  • Java
  • JavaScript/ECMAScript
  • Domain-Driven Design
  • HTML5
  • CSS3/SCSS
  • ASP.NET Core
  • ASP.NET MVC
  • Relational Database Design
  • SQL Server
  • MongoDB
  • AWS
  • Microsoft Azure
  • SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • API (REST/GraphQL) Integration
  • Performance Optimization
  • Authorization/Routing
  • HTML5
  • CSS3/SCSS
  • Git
  • GitHub/GitLab
  • CI/CD
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • Cloud Infrastructure
  • Virtual Servers
  • Azure DevOps
  • Cloud Compute
  • Cloud Storage
  • Cloud Security
  • Cloud Networking
  • Resiliency
  • Relational database design
  • Model design
  • Feature definition
  • Model management
  • SQL Server
  • MongoDB
  • SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • REST Web Services
  • Agile Testing
  • Acceptance Test Driven Development
  • Behavior Driven Development (BDD) Testing
  • HTML5
  • CSS3/SCSS

Concepts

  • Design Thinking
  • Requirements definition
  • Requirements Elicitation
  • Roadmap and Phased Implementation Planning
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Mapping and Modeling
  • Functional testing
  • Nonfunctional testing
  • Product management
  • Scrum
  • SAFe
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Project Facilitation and team collaboration
  • Scheduling and release planning
  • Resource allocation
  • Scope management
  • Risk assessment
  • Transition planning and execution
  • Client engagement and communications
  • Jira
  • Version One
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Strategic Analysis and Planning
  • Empathy Interviews
  • Customer Journey Maps
  • Communication and Narration
  • Persona Development
  • Coaching and Influencing Others

Thought Leadership

Bring Your Inspiration to Work Day

What shapes you? The goals you yearn to achieve. Everyday interests that keep you occupied. Hobbies that spark joy. Wisdom from past experiences and inspiration from those in your inner…

Be Smart(er) about Data Collection

This post about data collection is co-authored By Tricia Dunlap (Esq., CIPP/US) of Dunlap Law PLC and Ben Nelson, tech lead at SingleStone. In recent years, many businesses…

The War on Income: Same-Day Paychecks

Americans paid $34 billion in overdraft fees in 2017. I heard this statistic during one of NPR’s Planet Money podcast episodes, “You’re Giving Your Boss A Loan.” Learning…