Software Delivery —1 min read
How will continuous delivery benefit me?

I don't know how much continuous delivery will help you. It depends on your starting point. But it never hurts.

Continuous Improvement —1 min read
What is your fitness function?

How do you know if your actions are leading to better or worse results?

Teams & Culture —1 min read
Burn down your silo

Sometimes the only way to tear down a silo is with fire.

Coding Practices —1 min read
What's the ideal project layout for a REST API?

REST is an implementation detail.

Tech Tools —63 min listen
Adventures in DevOps 167: with Mike Wagner

CEO of, Mike Wagner, joins the show to talks about the advantages and implications of running on bare metal.

Teams & Culture —2 min read
Too busy to be productive

Are the busy things you do helping developers be more productive? Or do they get in the way?

Coding Practices —2 min read
Throw it away!

Unused code the worst kind of technical debt. It's like paying interest on a loan after you've already declared bankruptcy.

Coding Practices —1 min read
Guess-Driven Development

When you don't know what's causing a bug, so you just make a bunch of random changes until it goes away.

Agile Principles —2 min read
Buy outcomes

When we buy outcomes, rather than inputs or outputs, we align the supplier's desires with our own

Teams & Culture —2 min read
What's good for the goose...

... isn't always good for the gander.

Agile Principles —1 min read
Nobody ever got fired for buying IBM

If this claim is true, there are only two possible explanations. Neither one is very convincing.