The observer effect
The only way to get accurate software development estimates is to do the software development.
The broad application of software architecture principles
When I learn about a new architectural principle, I like to extrapolate the larger truth, and see if it applies to other domains.
Is your team closer to the few-rules/high-context, or the many-rules/low-context end of the spectrum?
Perfection is achieved when there is nothing left to take away, or is it?
Adventures in DevOps 147: Open-Source Software & Its Maintainability
How open-source software is used in enterprises, the functions it serves, and trade-offs it brings.
Launch before you're ready
What learning are you missing out on by waiting until your product or feature is more perfect?
How to boost productivity without boosting headcount
We need to clear this traffic jam, so lets put more cars on the road...
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Why do you want to grow so fast?
There are many good reasons for a company to grow, but there are probably more bad reasons.
How many people do you need to hire to grow from 10 to 50 in one year?
Pivot == Double-loop learning
So any time you see a company pivot, it's an example of double-loop learning happening.
Adventures in DevOps 146: Key Takeaways From Conferences
We discuss our experiences and tips to get the most out of your next tech conference.