21 January 2020

Think different: The holes of Abraham Wald

There’s an obsession over examining what works better than something else, whether it’s good practices, methodology, the logic by which money is made (a business model), types of services we desire to offer, etc. This obsession might be driven by […]
21 January 2020

My microservices hurt

Humor me for a second and let me know if this works: Open your favorite IDE, go to the menu and try the sequence “File → New Microservice” (or similar commands). With luck, if you installed possessed plugins or use […]
21 January 2020

Look like a Software Architect with distinction and elegance

Suppose you find yourself alone in a room, tired from standing, where you only have 2 chairs. You take one of them and sit down, experiencing an embarrassing fall to the floor due to the unforeseen “decomposition” of the chair. […]
21 January 2020

Instructions on how to make significant contributions to the organization

A brief reflection on how to make significant contributions to the organization. Know where the value is Climb Repeat Know Where The Value Is Find out where the value is to measure your contribution. What is important (or valuable for […]
21 January 2020

Management of time – The Eisenhower Matrix

Eisenhower’s matrix (Yes, yes, the Eisenhower hero of the second world war and president of the United States) is a technique of management popularized by the famous Stephen Covey in his book “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” to […]
20 January 2020

The Seven Wastes of Software Development

In productive industrial processes, there are extensive studies about how to recognize and eliminate waste since it entails costs that effect the profitability of production. Nevertheless, in areas of services like software development, waste is intangible. That makes us incapable […]