When migrating to the cloud consider security and resource variability, the cultural shift for operations and the new cost model. Continue reading “4 Considerations Migrating to The Cloud”
Spencer Johnson is a great writer. His business book classic was a real page turner. He takes a page from the REWORK book and that’s a good thing.
Who Moved My Cheese is a story about mice living in a maze happy and content that they have an unlimited supply of cheese. Then one day the cheese runs out. Continue reading “Review – Who Moved My Cheese”
There are a lot of components that make up modern internet websites, and a lot of places to get stuck in the mud. Website performance starts with the browser, what caching it is doing, their bandwidth to your server, what the webserver is doing (caching or not and how), if the webserver has sufficient memory, and then what the application code is doing and lastly how it is interacting with the backend database. Continue reading “Top 3 Questions From Clients”
Rework is chock full of ideas
Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson’s new book REWORK is one of the best startup business books I’ve read since Alan Weiss’ Million Dollar Consulting. If you’re already a fan of their signal vs noise blog, you’d be familiar with their terse style. Sharp and to the point.
Which is why you can pick it up and read it in a few hours. You’ll want to because it’s well written and pared down to essentials. In fact the book reads like their workflow advice, less mass, do it yourself, cut out the fat, concentrate on essentials. As such they are clearly practicing what they preach, which I like. Continue reading “Book Review – Rework”