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What does beta really mean?

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Beta. Just look at it. Majestic! What’s the longest period of time that you’ve let software that you’ve shipped stay in beta? A week? A month? A year?  What does beta even mean in the SaaS world of continuous delivery? Is it a relic of the past? Let’s explore further. Showing my age Sarge. It’s 1999.  In the very early hours of a Sunday morning in April I am hunched over a desk, curtains closed, […]

Project X

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“Ouch”, cries today. Photo by Johnson Wang on Unsplash. In an open plan office in a galaxy not so far away… Lisa rotates in her chair and looks upwards at the ceiling. She poses a question:   “I’m just about to create the repository in Github. What should we call it?” “Well, we’re not even sure what it’s going to do yet. I don’t even know if what they’re asking for is possible.” Ben looks back towards his monitor, […]

The trichotomy of control

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Nanga Parbat, nicknamed the “Killer Mountain”. Steve House and Vince Anderson won the Piolet d’Or in 2006 for their direct ascent of the Rupal Face. It is the ninth highest mountain in the world at 8,126 meters (26,660 feet). The sum of zero Have you ever worked exceptionally hard to achieve something and felt utterly crestfallen when you were unable to get it? Worse still, have you ever strived to achieve something, yet when you do, it leaves […]