Blog Posts

New Tutorial Series - Cloud Builder Live

February 5, 2022

I'm excited to announce that I'm going to be launching a new tutorial series, Cloud Builder Live, in partnership with Pluralsight and A Cloud Guru. This series will focus entirely on building real-world solutions on AWS, Azure, and GCP.

Azure Deprecations - September 2021

September 27, 2021

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

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.


March 28, 2017

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.


March 28, 2017

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

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

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

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

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.