I remember very well from the late 70′s a campaign run in the UK based on this slogan:
A dog is for life, not just for
Theversion of this quote might be this:
Agreement is not just for the kick-off meeting
Agreement is a process, and it's key to effective and lasting change. It will be needed with every increment, so practice it, value it! I spend a lot of time coaching around this one.
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…solution, but if it becomes popular within an organization, its use can become standard practice, even without the approval or oversight of the IT department.
When people talk about shadow IT, they usually talk about the security issues. Mike Foremen in about another equally important issue: the creation of data silos, where information vital to the business lives in places where it can't be found.UK writes
…moving more and more static assets to CloudFront (although most visitors are in the UK responses have much lower latencies than direct from S3 or even our own nginx servers). CloudFront doesn't support serving gzip'ed content direct from S3 out of the box.
Because of this, up until last week we were serving uncompressed assets, at least anything that wasn't already compressed (such as images). Last week we put together a simple static assets nginx server to help compress …
…teaching programming to children for a month. I will also tell us about "code clubs" in the UK, and what technologies exist to assist teachers in this task.
We're a friendly bunch, so if you don't make it to the talks you can still join us for a drink afterwards. The talks normally finish up by 8pm and you can find us crowding the bar at The Slaughtered Lamb shortly after.
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…testers and they can't find anything wrong with it.
To do this takes a leap of faith, so hold your nerve. It will be worth it.
Stop building software backwards: come to
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It has made its way around the world, starting from UK/ Ireland, to, , America, Middle East, Japan. Most recently it's been very popular in .
Last year it got some initial coverage from Mashable , but because of my shawdy programming the servers couldn't handle it and it constantly crashed. This resulted in me throwing more web dynos at (which gets expensive very quickly).
I spent the last couple of weeks debugging and optimising …
Two years ago, as a joke and a nod to making things fast , I took a silly domain name and served a few silly " " requests using the UK postal service as the transport layer. It was called Postal Inter.net .
It was good fun, and I really enjoyed some of the requests that we received, but the "server" has not been accessed for more than a year now, so I think it's time to put it to rest.
You were fun, postalinter.net , but your time has passed. I release you into the quantum foam.