Why we talk Culture with DevOps

This one's been brewing for a while and I needed to dump the ideas onto a page. I might come back and edit this, I might leave it just as stream of consciousness as it is. enjoy It's not uncommon as a DevOpsDays organizer to receive feedback that an event…

On Borrowing From Yourself

This is a repackaging of a twitter thread I posted starting with this tweet here: So if you've already read all of that, this isn't going to say anything new, but I thought it might be easier to digest and more long lived and anyway I haven't written a blog…

On Craft

What do Open Source software and Craft Beer have in common? The characteristics of the developers. Craft Software is defined by passion, innovative tradition, openness & sharing, and community involvement.…

2018 Coming at ya

I may have rode out 2017 on vacation, but I feel like I'm full-on cartoon, legs spinning in the air before I hit the ground running into 2018. It's not really much, but for me, just starting really doing this Developer Relations and Evangelism thing full-time, it feels like a…

Own worst enemy

I probably have started this blog entry about 10 times. Over about five weeks. And typed about 3-5000 words about it. And here I am, starting over. ‚Äč So, I (am fairly certain I) have ADHD. Why? Because I started this blog poast about 10 times over five weeks...…

Skeptics in the Church of Data, Pt. 4: Reformation

This is the fourth part in a series on shifting our thoughts about Monitoring. All of this came from a talk I gave at GalaxZ'17 in Austin, TX earlier this year and was initially published on (Cage Data)[https://www.cagedata.com/2017/09/26/skeptics-in-the-church-of-data-pt-4-reformation/]. You can find part…

Skeptics in the Church of Data, Pt. 3: New Partners

This is part three in a series about monitoring all coming from a talk that I gave in Austin, TX at GalaxZ'17 and originally published at CageData.com. In part one I introlduced the problem and in part two I discussed how we should start to change. Today we're looking…