Hiring a DevOps?

Over the last couple of months, I’ve noticed that a lot of companies are trying to hire DevOps Engineers or DevOps Experts and I have to ask what are these companies looking for? Reading some of the job descriptions I found out that some are looking for experts on the tooling associated with infrastructure automation …

Book: PMP Rapid Review by Sean Whitaker

Book: PMP Rapid Review by Sean Whitaker Four months ago I cleared the PMP exam as part of a program launched by @SogetiSpainand I want to share with you that the book: “PMP Rapid Review" by Sean Whitaker was key to success. Many books are structured by Knowledge Areas defined in the PMBOK Guidebut not by the PMP Exam Content Outlineas"PMP Rapid …

Help! I just Inherited Code

You just inherited someone else’s code and you feel like the task is going to be impossible. You are overwhelmed by the lack of documentation, you also find out that there are no tests in place and you wonder how on earth you will make the requested changes without breaking things. Yes you are scared! I’ll try to help …

When will Singularity happen?

Maybe I was 12 when I listened to ‘Mr Roboto’ by Styx for the last time. The song was recorded for the album ‘Kilroy Was Here’ in 1982. That was 11 years before the first release of the Mosaic web browser, 17 before the term ‘Internet of Things’ was coined and approximately 30 years before the rise of IoT. “… My heart …

Live Long and Prosper: Apply Four Simple Programming Principles

Any application that is critical to running the mainstream operation of a business can be considered a mission critical application. These applications should be sustainable, maintainable, flexible and adaptable to keep up with the pace of today’s evolving nature of business. “Change is the essential process of all …