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25 April 2011
@peter_pilgrim: Ow! I watched panorama via the iplayer finished at fifty http://tinyurl.com/3dm2yzn and the future prospects were bleak @imccaffery: @peter_pilgrim i know the future is bleak i was on the programme British Television viewers are probably very familiar with Panorama, the investigative journal program on the terrestrial BBC ONE TV. I watched this […]
25 March 2011
Wow! I was really amazed by today’s Coke-Up conference at Skills Matter. It was a worthwhile experience and it was great to meet some of the members. First, let me say it was a complete different crowd of Londoners and software developers than I was used to. Most of the folk in my network are […]
22 March 2011
Today, I know for a fact, that the market is dead. It is easy to see why it is, and why everyone involved agile or agility or so bloody confused. The Tale of Two Agilities by Barry Hawkins, XtraNormals. Explicit material over 16’s only: adult, swearing, alcohol We do Agile at my job […]
09 March 2011
Thursday 4:50PM March 11, 2011 is the date and time. Location is the Rutherford room at Queen Elizabeth II Centre. The occasion is QCon London 2011 conference. I will be joining the Patrick Curran, of the Java Community Process (The JCP) in a panel discussion. Patrick Curran is the chairman of the JCP, works in […]
08 March 2011
I have been slack in my technical leadership [blogging, audioboo recording, community output]. I know. I feel bad about it. I wonder what the future holds. It has been a frustrating time. I think many organisations lie about their needs and /or some really do not know exactly what it is they truly want […]
31 January 2011
Of Vultures and other carrion eating creatures. Poor old software engineer please note, that actually we can be, at any one time, the prey who are hunted. We are the ones in certain situations that have no actual control. We are politically naive. We are rudderless. We are unaware and we are like children mostly […]
21 December 2010
Recently, I have been thinking about Java and Moving Beyond Java. I ruminated aloud in a couple of Audioboos and so here are a summarised listable version of these thoughts and ideas. Listen to AudioBoo: Moving Beyond Java on the JVM: To Be Or Not To Be Listen to AudioBoo: Investment Banks Moving Beyond Java? […]
10 October 2010
The line “You have failed me for the last time” comes from Star Wars Episode V, Empire Strikes Back. Why I left JRoller for the my own professional branding