Here is a list of things I have read or watched in April.
Puppet – Vagrant : Smarter / Better / Stronger: After a few weeks of devops ‘light’ practice @8thcolor, I thought I should share my findings. The presentation of Nathen Harvey pushed me a bit further to share them. I will assume you just read deploying rails or a similar book. – by Mitchell Hashimoto – http://mestachs.wordpress.com/2013/03/05/puppet-vagrant-smarter-better-stronger/
Don Reinertsen – Is It Time to Rethink Deming?: Among the demi-gods of manufacturing none are more revered than Dr. Edward Deming. Because his prescriptions have worked so well in the domain of manufacturing, they are viewed as universal truths. Deming was indeed brilliant, and his ideas were perfectly optimized for manufacturing. However, it is – by NYABO – http://vimeo.com/m/30725957
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Here is a list of things I have read or watched in March.
6 Most Programmer Friendly CSS Frameworks: There is nothing better than programming in today’s society of WordPress, Joomla and Drupal powered websites. Most of the scripting is easy to manipulate and many developers can finish projects in bulk – whereas before writing thousands of lines of HTML code took forever. – by Travis Banks – http://www.sitepoint.com/programmer-friendly-css-frameworks/
Why corporations don’t innovate — The Pragmatic Leader: Over and over again I see this question raised and discussed. Different reasons are proposed, but I think the main one is the corporate culture. Innovation is, by definition, trying a new way of doing things that has not yet been tried before. – by Andy Brandt – http://pragmaticleader.net/blog/2013/3/13/why-corporations-dont-innovate
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Here is a list of things I have read or watched in February.
Now that’s a Values Statement: There’s a saying in recruitment: “When you hire on skills, you fire on cultural fit.” Clearly this is a statement that doesn’t quite ring absolutely true when you consider New Zealand’s employment protection legislation, but there is still a very salient point to be considered. At the risk of mixing my fruit and nut metaphors, that other ole’ chestnut “one bad apple can spoil the barrel” may also help illustrate my point. – by Scott Duncan, Director of Aspire Executive Search – http://www.potentia.co.nz/BlogNews/PotentiaBlog/tabid/678/ID/286/Blog-Post-Now-thats-a-Values-Statement.aspx#.URxL-GeaI8E
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ThoughtWorks published their latest Technology Radar in October 2012. First published in January 2010 this is the seventh edition of the radar prepared by the ThoughtWorks Advisory Board. The radar aims to map their global technology strategy and technology trends that significantly impact the IT industry. It is a visual tool featuring four quadrants (or groupings) for the radar items – Techniques, Tools, Platforms and Languages & Frameworks. Each of these quadrants are then broken down into four rings representing the current position of the item with regard to implementation – Adopt, Trial, Assess and Hold.
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A hotchpotch or ragbag: I ran through the various papers on narrative yesterday. I spent longer than I planned on that post as I ended up reading several of them and taking notes. We are looking at the overall training programme at the moment and I am thinking of bringing back a two day course on narrative. – by Dave Snowden – Tags: january2013 – http://cognitive-edge.com/blog/entry/5875/a-hotchpotch-or-ragbag
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How to Dominate Social Networking Sites: Facebook, Twitter and Youtube When creating a social media plan, you would have to consider how you could rock the big 3: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube…
This infographice provides 5 strategies for using Facebook, Twitter and YouTube effectively. Some strategies come down to use of capable technologies, others to interaction methods. Plenty of useful ideas for taking your Social Media prescence to higher levels.
Using some Lean principles combined with the use of analytics can make a big difference in how effective your Social Media prescence is. I think there is plenty of food for thought in this infographic. It will be printed of and on my wall at home by the time you read this.
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