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Book Review: The Phoenix Project

February 21, 2013

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I recently completed ‘The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win‘ and thought I would write a review.  I mainly wanted to capture notes and thoughts about the book for myself. The Story First off, hat’s off to the authors (Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, and George Spafford) for turning the […]

Boyd’s Law of Iteration

February 15, 2013

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My boss Steve asked me the other day why I have never posted anything about Boyd’s Law of Iteration.  “Your blog’s name is ‘Early and Often’, right?”.  He’s right, I have no excuse. Boyd’s Law is the basis for most popular software development approaches.  Lean, Agile, Continuous Delivery, DevOps, Lean Startup…all have their foundation in […]

Continuous Delivery Applied @ DC Agile Engineering Conference

February 7, 2013

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Yesterday I posted a video of Sam Brown and I giving a talk on Improving Design through TDD.  We gave this talk at the DC Agile Engineering Conference last December.  I was also lucky enough to give a second that day on Continuous Delivery Applied.  Like the previous talk, this one was also recorded and […]

Looking back on 2012

February 4, 2013

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2012 has been an exciting year, full of change and merriment. Here’s my retrospective. Excella Consulting The majority of 2012 I spent working at Excella Consulting, a great local IT and Agile consulting firm. While there, I worked on advancing their Java Center of Excellence.  I enjoyed my stay there and learned a lot from […]

Upcoming Talks

October 22, 2012

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I haven’t posted in a while, but I wanted to share some upcoming talks I will be giving before the end of the new year. Tomorrow I will closing the day at AgileDC with my Continuous Delivery Applied presentation.  This will be my first time attending AgileDC and I am very excited to be ask to […]

My Return Visit to the Montgomery County Java User’s Group

February 17, 2012

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On Wednesday night, I returned to the Montgomery County Java User’s Group (MCJUG) to give a follow-up to last year’s Continuous Delivery talk.  This week, I focused on the tools and techniques that a developer, team and organization can use to migrate to Continuous Delivery.  The subject areas which I touch on are: Version Control Build Automation […]

Interactive presentations with impress.js + GitHub Pages

January 16, 2012

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Next month, I am giving a follow-up of my Continuous Delivery talk to the Montgomery County Java User’s Group.  In preparing for this talk, I decided that challenge myself by using a presentation tool other than PowerPoint.  In fact, I decided to avoid any desktop variant and try some of the next generation web-based presentation […]