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028: Week of 1497758400

Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there. May your day be everything you want it to be and then some. This is my first weekend living in the Detroit Metro area so I will be quietly getting my bearings (and hopefully a car wash). I spent twelve hours in the car on Thursday and listened to more podcasts than I ever thought possible. On Tuesday, June 20th I will be attending the DevOps Detroit Meetup at Grand Circus. Read more →

#TheOpenOrg + #Agile + #DevOps = The Open Organization Guide to IT Culture Change

026: Week of 1496548800

It was a very busy week for me personally and in the world of DevOps. The news I hinted at last week is my public announcement I’m leaving SolarWinds MSP, moving to Detroit, and taking the role of Manager, Infrastructure & Operations at Bankrate. I am beyond excited about the position and the work I will be doing. If you want the job I’m vacating, apply with SolarWinds. Not to downplay its significance, but, The Open Organization released its latest book, The Open Organization Guide to IT Culture Change this week. Read more →

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DevOps’ish 007: Week of 1485061200

What a busy week in the land of DevOps! It seems like everyone has shaken off the holidays and snow days. So without further adieu let’s get to it! Department of Choice Concepts Breanne Boland has a great piece on lessons learned during her first year as a software engineer. “Timing is everything” as always but her point on curiosity is spot on. The Cloudcast had a fantastic episode titled, “Balancing Monolithic Apps and Microservices”. Read more →