Recently I did a workshop on how to test microservices to inspire my new team. Working with a microservice architecture without tests is like practicing dark magic. On the other hand, poorly designed tests can drag you down too. It is important to get testing right.
One of the greatest misunderstanding of “Agile frameworks” is that you can choose which processes and tools to use and which to ignore. Well, it’s a free world and there is no universal process police so in a way it is correct, but then: Is it a good idea?
Every change begins with someone taking the first step. Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat. Greta Thurnberg showing up at the parliament, not school. Mathias Rust landing a plane on the Red Square. They become the catalyst for change, a symbol and an inspiration for thousands to follow. Russians have been brainwashed for … Continue reading Catalyst for change
A double post to catch up on recent events. Going electric So the time came to invest in a new car. The old car failed its yearly checkup which was a good excuse to renew. Given the long delivery times and the high price tags on electric cars with long range, the choice landed on … Continue reading Going electric / new routines
Maidan 2018 What happened Thursday this week impacts us immensely. My wife is Ukrainian and we have friends and family in Ukraine. The Ukrainian people has chosen their own path for 30 years and will fight fiercely to defend their right to do so also in the future. The war that Putin started in 2014 … Continue reading Sad times
Today is V-Day. V for Vaccination. I’m getting my first jab of a Covid-19 vaccine today. The End is Near. Literally. The pandemic has forced many changes on society, a roller-coaster of emotions and changes. In the name of pandemic, freedom rights we had taken for granted were taken away from us in order to … Continue reading V-Day
It is the best of times, it is the worst of times, … it is a time like any other time. When Charles Dickens wrote the introduction to a Tale of Two Cities, he was writing a historical novel about the French Revolution. Many times since first reading his gripping story, the first sentence in … Continue reading Best of times
One question I get a lot lately is how is the job market? It is not an easy one to answer. There are plenty of jobs posted on LinkedIn, but I only need one job, so what I care for is if there one for me and how to get it. When I returned from … Continue reading How is the job market?
So I ended up on garden leave just before the summer after a series of management changes. No big drama, no panic. I got a fair deal and have time to find the next step in my career. Joining Itiviti in Stockholm was a great if somewhat chaotic experience compared to SimCorp. Insight into sell … Continue reading Looking into the horizon