Before you do infrastructure as code, consider your workflow carefully

via GIPHY What happens with infrastructure as code when you want to make a change on prod? I’ve been working on automation for a few years now. When you build your cloud infrastructure with code, you really take everything to a whole new level. Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. You …

I have a new appreciation for Agile and not because it worked

via GIPHY A couple of years ago I worked at a startup in the online publishing space. But this story isn’t about online publishing. This story is about deadlines, and not meeting them. For those who don’t know me, I’m a professional services consultant. I’ve worked on a project basis for 90% of two plus …

How to avoid legal problems in consulting

via GIPHY I posted a newsletter recently entitled “When Clients Don’t Pay”. I got a lot of responses in email, which is always encouraging. I’m happy to know that folks are reading and getting something out of my ideas. One colleague suggested that I modify my last point about going to court. He suggested that …