I’ve written something like this before on my old (defunct) blog before, but new thoughts and realizations required that I revisit it. The topic…
Being A Domain Expert Is The New Hotness
What should people going into “Computer Science” learn in college? I’ve thought about this post for like 10 years, but never wrote it. Might as well get…
In many ways this blog is me working through past workplace trauma as I effectively subtweet past situations from long ago, so thanks for putting up…
There’s the cliche “the customer is always right” but we tend to think that is more about customer service. The truth really, though, is that your…
Putting Community & Discovery First
Conway’s Law says the products an organization produces mirror the structure of those organizations. While I don’t know anyone inside AWS that I talk…
This is somewhat based on my previous post about AWS. I think I’ve shared this before, perhaps once too many times, but when I wrote Ansible, I said to…
Or: Why You Should Maybe Consider Bootstrapping
Did you know some of the best techniques in managing a development organization are all things that were very much alive during the much-maligned…
Today, you can’t go very far without hearing someone say “DevOps”. If you’re building out an organization, you may ask “should we do this thing and all…
So I’ve left twitter. That’s not worthy of a blog post but I think it’s interesting from a product management perspective what both Twitter and Netflix…