Providing the Dev in DevOps(11 Dec 2019)
A quick blurb on my transition out of the software development world into the DevOps world.
Scouting Over the Next Hill(22 Nov 2019)
The effort of climbing to new heights is always rewarded by the vistas that are opened up for you
On to new adventures(23 Sep 2019)
Getting comfortable being uncomfortable is one of the current themes in my life. Be it in personal endeavors or in finding a job with lots of potential for growth.
Fireside Chat with Todd Wilson from RedHatSummit19(16 Jul 2019)
This one has been a long time coming... Original plan was to shoot this chat from a beautiful forest on Vancouver Island the last time I was on the west coast. We weren't able to pull that off but we managed to meetup @ Red Hat Summit 2019 in Boston.
Becoming an Arctiq explorer(22 Feb 2019)
Change is never easy, but sometimes it is necessary and needs to be embraced. It is also a process, not an event. This is a story of my journey to becoming an Arctiq Explorer and challenging the status quo.
Finding my home(29 Jan 2019)
Change and improvement is a constant in the tech industry. Culture and opportunity are driving forces for career moves. This is my story on why I moved to Arctiq.
Community Building with GitHub's Christian Weber(13 Dec 2018)
Big thanks to GitHub's Cristian Weber for a couple of great talks in Victoria, BC. Starting with the BC DevOps Commons Meetup talking about Continuous Integration spawned some interesting conversation about team composition, trust and automation. Some crossover into the following day's workshop with transparency and team dynamics as we explored building effective development communities and some potential challenges (and techniques to mitigate them) in fostering a collaborative culture in a regulated environment
From Teaching to Consulting(27 Nov 2018)
My story about transitioning from an educational role as a professor in college, leading into a new branch of my career as a consultant.
Will Nerd for Culture(02 Nov 2018)
You can say "*Life's too short*" - or pick any of your favorite applicable idioms - culture has to be right for you to be happy and productive in your career regardless of what it is you do.
Fireside Chat with Loris Degioanni and Knox Anderson from Sysdig(16 Oct 2018)
We have been getting a lot of great feedback on the recent Fireside Chat series we have been posting. This week I am traveling on the west coast and had a stop over in San Francisco for GitHub Universe. I had some time on Monday so I stopped in at the Sysdig office to meet some of the extended team and dig deep into their culture and powerful technology. As we know timing is everything... I managed to get some time with Loris and Knox and have an impromptu fireside chat.
Fireside Chat with Liz Rice - Aqua Security(09 Oct 2018)
On October 5th in Toronto @ "The Vault", Arctiq had the pleasure of hosting a fireside chat with Liz Rice from Aqua Security at our Building a Secure Container Strategy