Session 3 – Platforms and Creep – Maintaining scope in the face of business reality As discussed in previous entries in this series, build versus buy hinges on a concept of technical debt. More importantly, the question of where you want that debt to be burdened. To this point we have focused on what can
Welcome to Session 2 of my Developers Dilemma series. If you missed the first session, you can read it here: The Developer’s Dilemma Series – Technical Debt in the Platform Era If you read that post you will know we are looking at the concept of development, and the technology stack, through the lens of technical
Welcome to my new series on Technical Debt. This topic gets brought up a lot, and just as frequently dismissed. The reality of technical debt in the modern platform-era is more critical than ever for organizations to understand and mitigate. This is a multi-part blog series that will cover a number of facets of technical
Microsoft bought GitHub. Honestly, this is not really that big a surprise to anyone paying attention to the shifting cloud software market. Sure fundamentally it is a surprise because it wasn’t hinted at, and sure maybe Microsoft feels like a surprise purchaser of Git, but ultimately it all boils down to something I have been
I want to reach out a little and talk about something I have seen a lot of conversation around lately. Failure is a word that brings all of us a sense of fear and dread. It has been built up into our collective psyche as the end, that unrecoverable act from which you cannot ever
Super excited to have attended and spoken at Codeland 2018 this week in NYC. The event brings together a fabulous community of speakers and mentors, attendees, and volunteers to spend a couple of days exploring lessons and experiences with developing. I was genuinely honored to be accepted, and the conference did not disappoint at all.
Been working on a big article for my day job around technical debt as part of the build vs. buy consideration, and I wanted to share a small clip from it as a preview. I personally found this set of statistics fascinating. So much so that I may do a series just on the price