Blog Posts

Azure Deprecations - September 2021

September 27, 2021 Minute Read

In August and September, Microsoft announced several key deprecations in Azure. Check the list to see if any of these affect your cloud workloads directly.

An Organization’s Agile Health Indicators

January 8, 2018 Minute Read

So you have adopted agile at some level of your organization, that’s great. How do you think you are doing? Many organizations implement agile process without a way to gauge its effectiveness.

Sprint

March 28, 2017 Minute Read

Being a bit of a process geek, I was excited to read Jake Knapp’s new book, Sprint, which covers the refined innovation approach that is used at Google Ventures.

Hooked

March 28, 2017 Minute Read

Having worked on the creation of digital and also physical solutions, I was intrigued at Nir Eyal’s book, Hooked, which is about hoe to build habit forming products.

Smarter, Faster, Better

March 24, 2017 Minute Read

I’ve been a fan of Charles Duhigg since hearing him on the Entreleadership podcast talking about his book, The Power of Habit, which I thoroughly enjoyed.

My Craziest Trip Ever

March 23, 2017 Minute Read

Business travel is far from glamorous. It’s a big collection of frustration and unpredictability. This story is just one example.

DevOps Core Tenet: Infrastructure as Code

June 17, 2016 Minute Read

At its core, an organization that is successful at DevOps is one that has mastered the science of automation. The first core tenet of DevOps is directly connected to this automation process, Infrastructure as Code.

DevOps 101: Continuous Delivery

June 1, 2016 Minute Read

DevOps is a set of best practices for collaboration and coordination between development and operations to enable continuous delivery. What is continuous delivery? I'm glad you asked.

The Top 5 Books That Made Me a Better Developer

October 4, 2014 Minute Read

I've ran across a few books that excelled at making me a better developer, irrespective of a specific technology. The kicker is that some of them weren’t even directly about development.