Parallel Test in Production
Some learnings about the importance of doing parallel testing in production especially for legacy systems modernisation. (6 min read)
Using dark patterns to overcharge for pizza
Dominos is really a technology company, that just so happens to sell pizza. Peter Ramsey create a case study praising their subtle UX brilliance, which reveal the darker side of their empire. (9 min read)
Read on and learn more about how a project management tool that is reasonably usable when you use it out of the box without any modifications turns into a bureaucratic nightmare, what the reasons for this might be, and what we can do about it. (10 min read)
Rescuing a project in progress
This isn't about calling in reinforcements or adding more resources. This is about stopping, slowing down, eliminating the spread of attention, honing in, and driving to completion. (2 min read)
Google "We Have No Moat, And Neither Does OpenAI"
Leaked Internal Google Document Claims Open Source AI Will Outcompete Google and OpenAI. (10 min read)
Amazon Prime Video team throws AWS Serverless under a bus
Amazon Prime Video has dumped its AWS distributed serverless architecture and moved to what it describes as a “monolith” for its video quality analysis team in a move that it said has cut its cloud infrastructure costs 90%. (5 min read)
Monoliths are not dinosaurs
Building evolvable software systems is a strategy, not a religion. And revisiting your architectures with an open mind is a must. (3 min read)
This book is about this last element: Front-of-room facilitation. But this isn't a book for beginners. This book is intended for experienced facilitators - those who know how to design an outstanding workshop and know how, alone or as part of a team, to deliver one.