I was first introduced to Small Footprint and founder Richard Starets in 2008 as a customer. The experience was so positive that I bought a stake in the company in 2009 after being laid off in the recession. Although my title was now CTO, as an owner I wore every hat from solutions architect to sales and … Continue reading Where I Am Now
I'm presenting my first Globant webinar in June. It's on my favorite topics of culture and DevOps. Registration is open now.
As I've mentioned before, one of the key reasons we chose Globant was due to their appreciation of the Small Footprint culture. Globant's focus on culture led to their development of a tool called Star Me Up. This tool provides a simple mechanism to allow colleagues to recognize each other within the company. The really … Continue reading Star Me Up
While the USA Today article didn't provide any insight into the Globant culture it was great to see my new company ranked at number 5 best company to work for with best future on the Comparably survey of 10 million employees and 50,000 companies. It's quite an achievement for the company. I've had great luck in … Continue reading Globant Ranked a Top Culture
Had the pleasure a few weeks ago to be part of the Globant Brand Launch in Cluj, Romania. We had the CEO, CTO, and several folks from the Globant Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) group join us to help our former Small Footprint team get to know Globant better and to announce Globant to … Continue reading Globant Cluj Brand Launch
Last week I stuck to technology and how our approach is changing to build the best software experiences we’ve ever built. This week I’m changing gears a little to talk about culture, a subject you know I’m passionate about. More so, I’ll talk about how we as software technology professionals can impact society on the … Continue reading 2019 Trends Part 2: Technology Impacting Culture and Society
2019 Trends Part 1 2018 was a big year for us with significant progress in our agile transformation and digital transformation practices. Culture continues to be a big part of the impact on our organization, and on how we impact our customer partners. This year, I've broken up the conversation into two parts, one on technology (my first … Continue reading 7 Tech Trends for 2019
As many of you know, I've been to Romania a few times. OK, I've been a lot. I love the country and I consider Cluj my second home. I get a lot of questions about traveling to the region so a few years ago I wrote these travel tips and I keep them up as … Continue reading Romania Travel Tips
It’s debated so often, psychologists should call it the Developer’s Dilemma: do I choose the stability and stagnation of a product-focused company, or the risk and variety of working for a services firm? There are only two options to choose and yet both feel like polar opposites. Oddly though, each answer somehow feels equally smart, … Continue reading A Developer’s Job Security Paradox: The Risks of Choosing a “Safe” Career
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