Learning —4 min read
My Top Reads of 2022

Five books I recommend for followers of mine

Agile Principles —2 min read
Don't work ahead

Working ahead in software is a very risky thing to do, and is almost never a good idea.

Learning —37 min listen
Adventures in DevOps 142: Learning How To Learn

Tools come and go. Don't let that be the end of your career.

Agile Principles —3 min read
So many red flags, so little time

How would you respond to this plea for help from an agile practitioner?

Agile Principles —2 min read
Not all dependencies are created equal

What makes the Linux kernel as a dependency less problematic than another team in your company as a dependency?

Agile Principles —57 min episode
Tiny DevOps episode #50 Jonny Williams — What is Delivery Management?

Jonny Williams works at Red Hat as an agile Delivery Lead, and he joins Tiny DevOps to cut through the confusion surrounding "Delivery Management".

Agile Principles —1 min read
How to manage team dependencies

Don't manage your dependencies. Eliminate them.

Agile Principles —2 min read
You can't SEE a user story

As a ___, I want to ___... is, at best, a poorly-written plot synopsis.

Agile Principles —1 min read
Everybody hates scope creep

I'm going to need you to implement feature XYZ by Saturday.

Software Delivery —2 min read
Who cares if we use GitFlow?

GitFlow vs Trunk-Based Development is like Coke vs. Pepsi, right? Not really.

Agile Principles —2 min read
Keep doing the same thing... only more?

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.