- Developer Growth Framework 1.0.xlsx – Google Sheets
A rubric for software developers.
(categories: career programming rubric )
- How to Identify Talent: Five Lessons from the NFL Draft – Behavioral Scientist
Quote: "… This applies to all judgments. Hiring is best thought of as a forecasting process, and the only way to improve forecasts is to map them against results and refine the process over time. By doing this, teams learn which tests matter most, which questions are more informative, and which scouts are best with each position on the field. Many organizations don’t bother keeping score, because the payoff is delayed; it can be years before enough data arrive for reliable insights. The kind …
(categories: management hiring recruiting talent long-view )
- Baron Schwartz on Twitter: "Monitoring tells you whether the system works. Observability lets you ask why it’s not working."
- Monitoring in the time of Cloud Native – Cindy Sridharan – Medium
Quote: "Soon enough, if not already, we’ll be at that point where the network and underlying hardware failures have been robustly abstracted away from us, leaving us with the sole responsibility to ensure our application is good enough to piggy bank on top of the latest and greatest in networking and scheduling abstractions."
(categories: monitoring observability devops tracing logging metrics )
- Keep The Degree Of Difficulty Down – AVC
Quote: "I have sat through numerous pitches where I am listening to the founder explain their technology and go to market plan and I think “this is going to be a reverse triple somersault with two twists in pike and there is no way they are going to land it.” I’ve sat through similar pitches… all inside companies though. Also, ".. doing the easier things perfectly thousands of times instead of the hard thing just once."
(categories: simplicity risk strategy )