Conversations about Forming an Agile Team: Part III

In Part II, we discussed how we measure people impacts the dynamic of the team. We channeled some W. Edwards Deming and recognized the fact that we need to establish measurements that optimize the whole and discourage individual success at the expense of the success of the entire team. The idea sounds great in principle … Continue reading Conversations about Forming an Agile Team: Part III

Conversations about Forming an Agile Team: Part I

I had a really interesting conversation with a customer in Shanghai. In terms of taking on an agile transformation, let’s just say that they’re on the edge. They know what they are doing now isn’t making them competitive in the marketplace but they are concerned. They’re concerned about how things will change. Will they be … Continue reading Conversations about Forming an Agile Team: Part I

Static Content Hosting Pattern: Part I

Brief Synopsis When designing for the cloud it’s important that we take into consideration cost. In the cloud, there are a wide variety of services; some cost more than others. The resource that you will probably spend the most money on (in most scenarios) is compute. Therefore, its advantageous to offload as much responsibility from … Continue reading Static Content Hosting Pattern: Part I