Recently, someone asked me what “Must have Agile/Scrum Experience” in job descriptions and advertisements actually means. It got me thinking, so I wrote it up for Medium.com What’s medium, you ask? It’s a relatively new website designed for shorter, more personal writing. There are no ads on it, writers are not compensated; I’m using it […]
You’ve been reading blogs and the twitter-sphere for awhile. Perhaps you have been writing your own blog, but you long to be endorsed by a ‘real’ website and published. Perhaps you want to be published for the credibility, the fans (ha!), or perhaps the lavish amounts of beer and pizza that such publishing would provide […]
The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep – Robert Frost, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening August was probably the single most busy travel month of my life, with more to come. Here’s the rundown: July 31st I said goodbye […]
I just got back from interop, the conference for emerging technologies that connect business – from data center to cloud to switches, servers, and software. It was an incredibly busy week. You might not have been there, but the “dessert first” part of the story is all of the articles that came out of the […]
I’m working on an article proposal for a respected softare testing publication. If you would like to review (preview!) the work, please drop me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you’ve never published before and are thinking about it, then learning about the process might have some value for you. –heusser
Michael Hunter of Microsoft recently interviewed me for his Blog On DDJ. On re-read, man, do I ramble – but the subject just defies any short, “easy”, trite description. Anyway, the interview is up and you can read it here.
I just finished my first complete, pre-publication technical book review for Addison-Wesley. Ugh. Twenty-Eight chapters in a little over a week. Well, it was certainly an adventure, and one of the bigger items on my list is now gone. The book by Jim Brosseau has a working title of “Taking Ownership.” I was particularly struck […]