Book Review : Tim Cook, The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level


I bought this book on Amazon Prime to read on a plane ride last week to Austin, and the round trip was all the time I needed to finish it, that too at a leisurely pace. I loved Walter Isaacson’s take on Steve Jobs when it came out and expected a similar in-depth treatment onContinue reading “Book Review : Tim Cook, The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level”

Scaled Agile does not cure the lack of engineering maturity


Scaled Agile has the status of a religion in many tech shops I know. Like with religions – its followers express unquestioned faith, intolerance for other ideas (Waterfall is the devil, EVERYONE should be trained in SAFe), and its praises will drown its criticisms (its not a problem of the framework –¬† you are justContinue reading “Scaled Agile does not cure the lack of engineering maturity”

Salesforce buying Tableau – Quick thoughts


I am on vacation and woke up late and the first thing I saw on my phone is this news that Salesforce is buying Tableau . I – and many others – have predicted for a long time that Tableau would get acquired but several years passed by without that happening . And now thatContinue reading “Salesforce buying Tableau – Quick thoughts”