Category: IT Modernization

 

March 15, 2021

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5 minute read

Making Changes in a Risk-Free Way

Tim Gifford
Tim Gifford

There are so many risks when we make changes to software systems. A defect can cause a minor frustration, cause a loss of 440 million USD in 45 minutes, and put Knight Capital Group out of business or worse.

March 28, 2020

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7 minute read

Now is the Time to Adopt an Agile Mindset and Implement in the Cloud

Lean TECHniques

I am old. Yes, you heard that right, I am old, well over 40. I can remember the wild west of software development when developers could do anything to a production database and deploy their own code by copying files from their computer. Developers were able to break and deploy production systems with ease.

April 9, 2020

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5 minute read

Stop Thinking About Plumbing

Lean TECHniques

Plumbing is software is any code related to wiring things together. This could be code that listens to queue messages. The code that listens for queue messages is plumbing code that is often written over and over again in applications.