August 1, 2020

Chatbots Are Changing the Way Work Gets Done

When I was a teenager chatting on IRC (Internet Relay Chat), I enjoyed playing text-based role-playing games. These were delivered through...

August 22, 2019

Parkinson's Law and Software Development

As the leader of a software development agency, I’m in a unique position within my organization. As a software engineer myself, who sees both the business and development side of software engineering, I’m always looking for helpful concepts, paradigms, and principles. Also, and perhaps the most challenging, I lead...
July 20, 2018

The Cost of Not Doing Testing

One of the maxims in software testing is that “testing early and testing often” helps avoid the high cost of deploying a software bug. But it’s hard to quantify what that exact cost is because of all of the factors that go into the software development life cycle, including (but not limited to) an organization’s size, the number of customers, and the employees and resources utilized to debug and fix. There are, however, some statistics that we can look at to determine how damaging bugs can be.

April 10, 2018

Things to consider as you prepare for GDPR compliance on your website & web application

In this blog post, I will lay out a framework for the types of things you might consider thinking about as you approach compliance with this new regulation.