In 2013 I read what was, and still is, in my opinion the most insightful process management book around. The Goal by Eli Goldratt is a business book in novel format. It follows the ups and downs of an embattled plant manager Alex Rogo, as he tries to save his plant from the corporate chopping block. […]
My journey to a new Source Control Repository technology mastery is well under way. Recently I’ve made the leap from Team Foundation Source Control to Git. The move comes after much consideration on my part. Why change? Doesn’t Team Foundation Server do pretty much the same as Git? Is it really worth the upheaval to change everything over to a Git repository?
I struggled with all of these questions. Eventually I was won over by the undeniably huge acceptance of Git in both the open source and private development communities, the branching flexibility of Git, and the just downright speediness Git. […]
Last weekend was a bit of an adventure. On Saturday night as the family gathered in the den around the TV and their various screens I suddenly got an alert from AVG that my Wifi router had acquired a new MAC address. “Curious” I thought as I leaped from the couch and snatched all the Read more about When your WiFi Router Suddenly has a New MAC Address… NOT GOOD![…]
If you’ve ever found yourself struggling to stay focused on the work you need to be doing there’s a simple tool that can help you prioritize, stay focused, and get work done faster and with better results. All it takes is a white board, some dry erase markers, and index cards or sticky notes. What Read more about Do yourself a favor, setup a Kanban board RIGHT NOW![…]