Rule 4: Automate repetitive tasks

Do you work above or below the API? Recently, I was introduced to the concept by a newsletter of Mark Manson where he talked about people being left behind because they get stuck in a rut and fail to reinvent themselves. The idea is that when you work below the API, you’re basically working for … Read moreRule 4: Automate repetitive tasks

How To Deliver Proven Business Value

As companies adopt data-driven development, there is an interesting pattern that is concerned with selecting the factors that we’re optimizing for. The goal, in the end, is to influence business level key performance indicators (KPIs) such as revenue, margins, net promoter score, etc. However, these KPIs tend to change very slowly and are lagging indicators. … Read moreHow To Deliver Proven Business Value

Towards Self-Improving Systems

As the beginning of a new year often is concerned with looking forward, I thought I’d spend this article (and perhaps some more) on discussing some of the trends that I believe are happening. One of these trends, I believe, is self-improving systems. Traditional software intensive systems are typically static after deployment. The performance levels … Read moreTowards Self-Improving Systems