In June 2009, one of the largest and most iconic companies in America filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. General Motors was at one point the bellwether of US economic might, … Continue reading Culture Shifting the Titanic
You may have heard from some sources out in the wild, but Stack Overflow, the site you know so well, just celebrated ten years of existence. Aren’t you excited? Okay, … Continue reading Stack Overflow Turns 10!
You have probably heard the story about the hare and the tortoise. It’s the classic Aesop fable where the energetic hare and the lethargic tortoise decide to race. The hare … Continue reading Are Developers More Important Than Money?
People often ask me how I choose the companies I work with. I often reply “the bigger, the better”! Joking aside, I enjoy working with companies that have lots of … Continue reading IT Architects Hit Business Roadblocks
Once upon a time, a teenager dared to dream the impossible and created what became one of the most important companies on the planet. No, this was not wunderkinds like … Continue reading Default Open
In the tech world filled with brilliant people, we tend to over-complicate things. It recalls the wisdom of Forrest Gump, ”Stupid is as stupid does.” Simple can be a virtue. … Continue reading From Complexity to Digital Simplification
As some of you might be aware, I spent last week with this guy who goes by the name of Joel Spolsky. He often times tries to convince me he … Continue reading Three Ideas for Enterprises from Joel Spolsky
Have you ever heard something like this uttered in a meeting with business executives? “Of course, the technology is the easy bit..” Maybe it was something your CEO said in the … Continue reading What Bank Execs Don’t Get About Developers
Stop! Transformation time! Okay, maybe it does not have the same punch as the famous catchphase from MC Hammer’s iconic 90’s hip hop tune. But in organizations around the world, … Continue reading U Can’t Transform This
The winner for biggest buzzword of 2017 in the enterprise tech world could very well be Digital Transformation. Despite few people being able to succinctly define it, the fact is … Continue reading Is Your Digital Transformation Lacking Transformation?