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Don’t worry, be happy

LeBron James isn’t happy. He’s having a fantastic personal season. At age 37, he missed fewer games due to injuries compared to the last three seasons, he scores an average of 29 points per game (his best in the last ten years) in good percentages, his assist and rebound numbers are as good as always, and with all the young stars running around in the league he still has more games of over 30 points than any other player in the league.

Use more 1-1-1s

1-1s are core to management. Ad-hoc feedback delivery, bi-weekly check-ins with your directs, monthly meetings with your skip-levels, annual performance reviews. Their use cases are well-defined and well-understood.

Divert the flow

A common feature of legacy systems is the Critical Aggregator, as the name implies this produces information vital to the running of a business and thus cannot be disrupted. However in legacy this pattern almost always devolves to an invasive highly coupled implementation, effectively freezing itself and upstream systems into place.

10 real-world stories of how we’ve compromised CI/CD pipelines

Mainstream appreciation for cyberattacks targeting continuous integration and continuous delivery/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines has been gaining momentum. Attackers and defenders increasingly understand that build pipelines are highly-privileged targets with a substantial attack surface.

How to write a strategy statement your team will actually remember

It’s 4:30pm on a Friday and your team has to make a critical decision by the close of business but you’re on an overseas flight, unreachable and unable to help. The team has two options on the table and both seem equally compelling although each have long-term consequences if they get it wrong. How will the team know, without being able to check in with you, which call is the right call to make?