Every year, each one of us embarks on a new journey into the unknown. Technology, our organisations, market conditions, social expectations, government policies, and many other things continuously change, and each year we need to adapt as individuals to remain relevant and add value in our professional roles. We're here to help you on that exciting journey in 2018. In this blog post we share what our consultants are learning as they adapt and ensure they add value in 2018.
Sharing what our consultants are learning
Kirsten Eriksen, Senior Consultant (see Kirsten's profile)
"As each new year begins I do a bit of a stock take, and identify areas I want to improve on during the year. In this article, Kelly McGonigal shows how stress can be an opportunity to learn and grow. Kelly also delivered a TED presentation 'How to make stress your friend', which is linked at the bottom of the article."
Bill Ross, Principal Consultant (see Bill's profile)
"CRUD (Create, Read, Update, and Delete) operations of core data entities have been the bread and butter of many business systems for decades. However, as explained in this article by Ben Morris, the use of an entity services design for CRUD operations in a microservices architecture can be considered an anti-pattern, and may even be worse than the monolithic application you are trying to re-architect."
Carl Weller, Principal Consultant (see Carl's profile)
These two articles capture some of the things I've been thinking about over the summer break. Both are very much about honesty, a fierce focus on the IT customer, and no hidden agendas: