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Entries Tagged ‘systems’

Enterprise Systems vs. Agility

I was recently reading a good Cameron Purdy post where he talks about his eight theses regarding why startups or students can pull stuff off that large enterprise IT shops can’t. My summary/trenchant restatement of his points: Changing existing systems is harder than making a custom-built new one (version 2 is harder) IT veterans overcomplicate […]

OpsCamp Debrief

I went to OpsCamp this last weekend here in Austin, a get-togther for Web operations folks specifically focusing on the cloud, and it was a great time!  Here’s my after action report. The event invite said it was in the Spider House, a cool local coffee bar/normal bar.  I hadn’t been there before, but other […]