Recently I was encouraged to read Primed to Perform by Neel Doshi, and Lindsay McGregor, and I could not have been more delighted. The style of writing fits precisely with my learning style of essentially teaching by example. The case studies and examples are compelling and the data yields tremendous value that I found to be directly and immediately applicable to my daily work life; and to a lesser extent also with how to help my kids be more successful too.
This is something that many people have recommended over the years, and I figured I would finally knock this off my list. I will say I was pleasantly surprised at some of the content, while at the same time not so much with some of the other anecdotes and “principles.” […]
Having coffee yesterday with a colleague, he quipped “everyone is just a developer” in the context of team building, recruiting and the growth of our team-members. While I agree with the sentiment, I had never simplified it to such a degree, and I really enjoy thinking about it this way. […]
One of my personal goals this year was to change some of my personal habits and focus more on personal and professional growth by reading meaningful content. For me, that meant less Apple News Feed and more Audible and actual physical reading. I try to focus on nonfiction as it gives […]
In an attempt to make myself more accountable for my goals, I am tracking them here along with details for my own benefit, and perhaps anyone else who may find any use in my code related exercises. “Impossible is just a word thrown around by small men who find it […]
This is a continuation of the Four Factors of an Effective Software Development Pipeline, where we will focus on factor two: Skip The Gatekeeper. Check out Factor 1: Separate Build, Provision & Deploy if you missed it. Factor #2: Skip the Gatekeeper In Norse mythology, Heimdallr is a god who possesses the resounding horn Gjallarhorn, owns the […]