What is the Mermaid Principle Brief Intro The reality of our industry in 2020 puts product-development in a bit of a predicament. Why you ask? Well, it's really hard to plan if we are reacting to feedback and looping all the time, and it's really hard to maintain our code if we want to move … Continue reading The Mermaid Principle
Here are my slides to my favorite lightning talk - I guarantee by the end of this, you wouldn't assume that Waterfall is the worst thing ever and actually see it's value 🙂
Before I start, this is my first post in the "post Wikimedia" era, thanks to Wikimedia, it's been awesome! Now to the topic, I'm here to convince you that hiring Juniors isn't just smart, a good thing, but actually needed! Let's start with some background or at least context... Berlin, yeah, yeah, Berlin and no it's … Continue reading Why you SHOULD hire Juniors
First, What are Guilds? Guilds, have been popular for a while, I think they gained their popularity mainly from Spotify, but they existed before with different names, such as: Interest groups, Working groups and so on... Thanks for the intro Raz, but What are Guilds?!?!? Instead of saying it in a shitty version, I'll … Continue reading Raz ❤ Guilds, for realz!
Background: AKA, Why did we overhaul in the first place? This year my engineering team is facing growth, our hiring process was always a bit over-bloated and not efficient, but we didn't feel like it's worth touching it until now... Basically, when we realized how many more people we will need to hire and how … Continue reading We overhauled our hiring process, here’s why
Why is it important to even create such a thing? I once saw a quote on LinkedIn: "CFO asked CEO: What happens if we invest in developing people & they leave us? CEO: What happens if we don't & they stay?" That's a big motivation, also add to the fact that people that grow, learn, find … Continue reading My Dream Career Development Process!
For a while I was trying to write an article called: "How to manage your manager", but I'm really stuck with it (Really! it's in draft mode for 2 months now!). So, to get myself out of this writer's block (hehe, like I'm a serious writer or so), I decided to write something else, something … Continue reading The Path to be a Manager (Engineering)
Hey, I came back from #Vuejsamsterdam and I have a lot of thoughts about it, as my mind is usually scattered and I can't really think clearly sometimes, I decided to retrospect my feelings and see what my own data is telling me... Let's start with... What I liked I took five minutes, wrote all the … Continue reading My own private retrospective of the Vuejs Amsterdam 2019
Before you crucify me, I admit that my post title is clickbaity. I had this realization relatively recently that most of my colleagues were "born" into Agile, most of them heard the terrifying stories of Waterfall, but none of them practiced it, this post isn't going to be one of those Horror stories, it's actually … Continue reading Let me turn you on to Waterfall
Welcome to post number 1 in sub-section Somehow I Hire. I wanted to talk about hiring from an organizational level and one of the things I wanted to write is how to make a decision-making system that helps us make calculated choices. Basically, no system or process is perfect and we can't "air-tight" processes around … Continue reading Somehow I Hire: Value VS Risk when recruiting
It's been a while since my last post, I took some time off from work and decided to let my mind rest, now that the new year has started, I started thinking to myself about what do I want to write about next, basically I try to build a roadmap of posts when I start … Continue reading Somehow I Hire
Hey Y'all, Today I want to talk about the importance of creating a facade layer to your selenium framework… But, wait, What exactly is a facade layer? Well, Facade layer is actually part of a design pattern called “Facade Pattern” I will try to sum it up for you here in points in this post today, but if … Continue reading Facade layer? pffff what?!?! why?!?!?