Thinking deeply about Amazon cloud & infrastructure code

via GIPHY If you’re building anything in the public cloud these days, you’re probably using some automation. There are a lot of ways to reach the goal posts, and a lot of tools to choose from. Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. In my case I’ve put Terraform to use over …

Does migrating to the cloud require a mindset change of your team?

via GIPHY We’ve all heard the success stories at firms that have grappled with automation. The dividends are legendary. Take Amazon themselves for example. By decoupling their teams, allowing each to grow independently and at their own pace, they’ve been able to scale massively. Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. One …

What types of management problems plague startups?

via GIPHY Being an avid reader of Fred Wilson’s AVC, I’ve learned much over the years. And one thing he underscores is that *ideas* are a dime a dozen. And that great investments are in team & execution. Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. As a long time consultant, I’ve had …

Has Apple jumped the shark or is app complexity out of control?

I was recently using my mac. I say that in jest. Because like all digital creatures, moderns, everyone with a pulse these days I suppose, like all those people I use my mac everyday. So when I see something strange, it’s rather jarring. Because when you use a device everyday, you become quite familiar with …