Agile – One Size Does not fit All

Over the last couple of months I got to work on a presentation together with Maurizio Mancini and Israel Gat on the Agile implementation experience at RedFlagDeals and Yellow Pages. The talk was given on August 1 as a part

Agile – One Size Does not fit All

Over the last couple of months I got to work on a presentation together with Maurizio Mancini and Israel Gat on the Agile implementation experience at RedFlagDeals and Yellow Pages. The talk was given on August 1 as a part

Book review and notes – Liespotting

This post is a collection of my notes on Liespotting: Proven Techniques to Detect Deception by Pamela Meyer. I got introduced to the book after watching Meyer’s TED talk and the subject seemed completely fascinating, the book is even better.

Book review and notes – Liespotting

This post is a collection of my notes on Liespotting: Proven Techniques to Detect Deception by Pamela Meyer. I got introduced to the book after watching Meyer’s TED talk and the subject seemed completely fascinating, the book is even better.

A hiring manager follow-up pledge

I am back in the hiring mode. The job descriptions have been prepared and posted. The positions approved. The hiring has begun! The hiring process, ideally, is a collaboration where two people (or one person and an organization) are trying

A hiring manager follow-up pledge

I am back in the hiring mode. The job descriptions have been prepared and posted. The positions approved. The hiring has begun! The hiring process, ideally, is a collaboration where two people (or one person and an organization) are trying

/ CI, QA

Failing Tests != Failed CI

I admit, we sometimes have a test or a few fail over multiple hours or even days. Most will get fixed by the end of the sprint, but some will persist, either getting fixed later or removed all together. Yes,

/ CI, QA

Failing Tests != Failed CI

I admit, we sometimes have a test or a few fail over multiple hours or even days. Most will get fixed by the end of the sprint, but some will persist, either getting fixed later or removed all together. Yes,

/ cloud, QA

Using siege and NewRelic to stress test your application on the cloud – Part 3: Custom Headers

This is part 3 of the 3 parts post on using Siege and NR on cloud based applications. I’ve split this post into three parts: Part 1: Installation and simple scripts to run siege Part 2: Using NewRelic to interpret

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Using siege and NewRelic to stress test your application on the cloud – Part 3: Custom Headers

This is part 3 of the 3 parts post on using Siege and NR on cloud based applications. I’ve split this post into three parts: Part 1: Installation and simple scripts to run siege Part 2: Using NewRelic to interpret

From Scrum to Kanban

My knowledge of Kanban is purely theoretical, my practice always revolved around Scrum. I want to share an article that describes an experience of taking a team that did not adjust well to Scrum and moving it to Kanban with

From Scrum to Kanban

My knowledge of Kanban is purely theoretical, my practice always revolved around Scrum. I want to share an article that describes an experience of taking a team that did not adjust well to Scrum and moving it to Kanban with

/ cloud, QA

Using siege and NewRelic to stress test your application on the cloud – Part 2: Using NewRelic to optimize your application

This is part 2 of the 3 parts post on using Siege and NR on cloud based applications. I’ve split this post into three parts: Part 1: Installation and simple scripts to run siege Part 2: Using NewRelic to interpret

/ cloud, QA

Using siege and NewRelic to stress test your application on the cloud – Part 2: Using NewRelic to optimize your application

This is part 2 of the 3 parts post on using Siege and NR on cloud based applications. I’ve split this post into three parts: Part 1: Installation and simple scripts to run siege Part 2: Using NewRelic to interpret