When Clients Don’t Pay

Today marks the 8th month anniversary where I ran a workshop for a conference, that I am yet to be paid for.  It’s also the 6th month anniversary of the last email I’ve received from the organizer where he promised to make it right. I’m a softie, I... read more

Why I Stopped Going to Agile Events

This year at Agile and Beyond was the first Agile event I attended since I presented with Declan Whelan at Agile 2015. I remember someone quite well known tweeting out something to the effect of: “Is this year’s #agile2015 the usual echo chamber?” Then this year at... read more
Visualizing Your Data Architecture

Visualizing Your Data Architecture

I visited a pretty cool company this morning and the person who gave me the tour showed me their architecture diagram. It was made of sticky notes! I was surprised because it’s only the 2nd time I’ve seen any organization, regardless of size, do something... read more