Nick is an agile coach and architect, TDD practitioner and trainer, team builder and leader, code craftsman and testing evangelist. Learn more about his skills and experience by reading his online cv (résumé).
Nick focuses on successful execution and decision making based on critical thinking and evidence. He excels at helping startups get to market using lean principles. He also uses that experience to help larger companies with their agile transformation.
published: 2 February 2010
Learning when NOT to solve the problem
So yesterday I blogged about a problem we had with users trying to save images off the GIS part of our site. We have a workaround now which will work fine.
published: 1 February 2010
Oh 3rd party components and proprietary code
published: 28 January 2010
Moved my blog from WordPress to SubText
So I’ve moved my blog to my own hosted subtext domain. This was one of the least painful “setting up an OSS project on a shared host” experiences I’ve had. My previous experiences include:
published: 22 January 2010
Go fast now or go fast later?
An InfoQ article on Technical Debt quoted Ward Cunningham’s original coining of the phrase “technical debt” that I will print out again here.
published: 19 January 2010
The bottleneck is the rotating disks!
So my project to get a hosted subtext blog up and running hit a snag over the weekend because once again I had Hard Drive problems. Once again it was all my own fault of course…
published: 16 January 2010
I've started a blog!
So I’ve created a WordPress blog and I’ve even joined twitter, shudder. Why? Well I should be honest here: I decided I need a better “online reputation”. This is primarily to improve future job prospects. It’s also probably an ego thing shrug.