As the author of the article below suggests, it’s often hard to define a company’s culture. But it shouldn’t be. You should be able to ask anyone in the company what the culture of the company is and get a reasonable response. For small startups
It is certainly true that customers want everything smaller, faster,cheaper. The difficulty for businesses (and especially large organisations) is keeping up with this increase in demand. How do you take your current offering and scale/adapt/pivot to satisfy your client demands? Thoughtworks, in the article below
Emma Sinclaire talks about how to improve your career chances – have whatsoever calls a #sidegig. Her angle is that these side gigs are endeavours that focus on using skills to better society in some way, or at least better other people. While I wouldn’t
Microsoft has recently turned 40 years old (happy birthday to you), and this is a fascinating insight into the rise of the company. Their growth from just two pioneers writing a small #basic application, it’s interesting to see how #Microsoft became what it is today.
Read Bill Gates’ letter to Microsoft employees for company’s 40th anniversary – http://wp.me/p2sPFm-jmR1
I like the direction that #microsoft is taking #azure. As a software developer, I find it a great asset, especially for mobile app development. Anyway, I saw this free eBook and thought I’d share it http://blogs.msdn.com/b/microsoft_press/archive/2015/02/03/free-ebook-microsoft-azure-essentials-fundamentals-of-azure.aspx
Databases are often overlooked when implementing #continuousintegration, but they needn’t be… http://blog.red-gate.com/set-database-continuous-integration-automated-deployment-jenkins-lunch/
I’m very happy with the introduction of #VisualStudio enterprise. It will make the barrier to entry for some of the most exciting features of VS such as #intellitrace much lower. http://t.co/oZE8rTFzxY
Media api’s for #azure? Now this looks exciting! I like the direction MS is taking Azure, especially making integration with #mobile apps much easier.
I’m looking forward to Spartan. By the looks of things, it will be worth the wait!