Being Engaged

I’ve started to put more thought into the notion that’s been brewing in my head for a while. Here’s how it goes: at work, you can broadly divide employees into...

Build or Buy

The decision to build a solution vs. buy one is a point of some contention. There are so many factors that serve as inputs to that decision - which, themselves,...

The Importance of the In-Between

The in-between hosts necessity but not much in the way of excitement. It is the connecting tissue between high-impact projects without which those projects could not be completed. But the...

Trying New Ideas

My son was saying today that this project he’s working on works but feels a little fragile. That is, he didn’t spend a lot of time on the architecture. Instead...

Engaging the Team

Overview I have been managing a mix of onsite and remote teams now for about seven years and prior to that worked with remote teams as an engineer for about...