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Helping Business Weather the Storm

Lee Robb

Lee Robb

Lee is responsible for the strategy, roadmap, and feature definition of the SkyWise product line. As part of this role he leads the teams responsible for all of WDT’s SkyWise components. With vast experience building complex distributed systems and delivering solutions that delight users, Lee is considered a pivotal part of the WDT management team. He also leads WDT in establishing and executing software engineering best practices. Over the last 5 years at WDT, Lee has modernized WDT’s software development process, increasing both development velocity and quality. He has been a software engineering leader for 20 years, including shipping commercial products with millions of users.

Recent Posts by Lee Robb:

by Lee Robb, on Aug 4, 2017 10:52:32 AM

One of the pain points we run into at WDT is customers that need bulk weather data but have no experience with scientific data formats. Since the release of our high-resolution analysis …

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by Lee Robb, on May 16, 2017 2:29:16 PM

What makes the SkyWise® Insight API unique? After all, most weather APIs allow you to fetch data from the nearest weather station, which may be miles away. While this may …

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by Lee Robb, on Mar 9, 2017 2:00:00 PM

At WDT, we currently have around ten different APIs for accessing a variety of precision weather data. Each API was designed and built with specific use cases in mind. Why …

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by Lee Robb, on Feb 14, 2017 3:08:28 PM

Developers look at weather differently than meteorologists. My favorite way is to use historical weather data. I compare different years of data, producing an output that helps answer questions that might otherwise …

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by Lee Robb, on Feb 9, 2017 10:44:45 AM

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the American Meteorological Society’s 97th annual meeting, where I gave a presentation on the challenges and successes of creating APIs for weather data My …

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