Technical Debt – Can you pay it back?

Technical Debt – Can you pay it back?

In a perfect world, development projects would be: Deployed often Developed using Agile practices, for example following Scrum Using mainstream technologies and libraries Managed & developed using best practices – the reason I started rules.ssw.com.au Run at a sustainable cadence with a team of at least 2 developers Code written in buddy fashion – 2 […]

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NDC 2020 – Smashing the virtual barrier

NDC 2020 – Smashing the virtual barrier

The world has changed With social distancing our new norm, and working from home, people have had to learn new ways to connect. Sadly for now large events are a thing of the past. For 25 years I have travelled to America for conferences without missing a year, until Coronavirus hit. I also travelled to […]

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8 Tips to Better Architecture Diagrams

8 Tips to Better Architecture Diagrams

A good architecture diagram (aka a cloud architecture diagram or system architecture diagram) gives a great overview of your project. It lets you see at a glance what the overall structure of the solution is. This is useful for gaining an understanding of how the system fits together, how it flows, and what it does. It also helps […]

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Google Search – Australia no longer “Feeling Lucky”

Google Search – Australia no longer “Feeling Lucky”

Aussies using Google have noticed they are caught in the middle of a recent conflict between Google, and the Australian Government over the newly proposed News Media Bargaining Code.   Aussies have a dependency on Google 93% of our online experiences begin with search engines. According to The Australian Bureau of Statistics, Google is by far the most […]

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