Originally published on my Substack, Engineering -> Leadership You’re a manager now! There are many ways this might have happened: You applied for a new role at your company, you were recruited by another company based on your outstanding LinkedIn profile, your team outgrew the “two pizza” sizing rule, or… there was an opening because… Continue reading You’re finally a new engineering manager, so why do you keep worrying about screwing up?
As we've gone through more than a year of a global pandemic that's literally changed the way we work, play, shop, learn, and parent, we've had to adapt and adjust to survive. I don't think anyone knew the extent nor the pervasiveness of how this pandemic would affect over such a long period of time.… Continue reading Working and Parenting During a Pandemic
Originally published by me on LinkedIn - UPDATE - As of 3/2021, this promo is still active on Cisco's DevNet! A few years ago, Cisco created a new way for CCIEs to re-certify. Instead of cramming for a test (that may not be relevant to your current job) every two years, they created a Continuing… Continue reading Re-certifying your CCIE with Continuing Education for < $900
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been instrumental in pioneering the migration of traditional workloads and data centers to the cloud. The ease of use and deployment have been key to their initial and continued adoption. Unfortunately, this ease of use can allow nearly any somewhat technical user to deploy solutions without implementing ideal security configurations.… Continue reading Securing data in S3 on AWS