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Lab Reaction: Coders Aren’t Assembly Line Workers

Lab Reaction: Coders Aren’t Assembly Line Workers

When I first saw this article, I didn’t quite know what to make of it. I can see where many aspects of what we ask programmers to do is very much like an assembly line. I agree that part of the thing that I love about working in the technical industry is the sheer...

DPL Reading List – March 24, 2017

DPL Reading List – March 24, 2017

Here are some of the articles we’ve been reading around this office this week. Why Innovators Should Study the Rise and Fall of the Venetian Empire – “Entrepreneurs and innovators resist “success as usual” syndrome, exploring emerging technologies and new business...

We Are All Michael Scott

We Are All Michael Scott

“This is an environment of welcoming, and you should just get the hell out of here.” Michael Scott was the lead character of The Office. He wasn’t a particularly mean towards most of his employees (except for Toby), but he is maybe the most cringe-worthy character in...

DPL Reading List – March 17, 2017

DPL Reading List – March 17, 2017

Here are some of the articles we’ve been reading around this office this week. The many ways design adds business value (Thanks to Jarrod Wubbels for recommending this article) – “Using generative research and deep customer understanding, businesses can generate new...

DPL Reading List – March 10, 2017

DPL Reading List – March 10, 2017

Here are some of the articles we’ve been reading around this office this week. Execution Is a People Problem, Not a Strategy Problem (Thanks to Brian Zimmer for recommending this article) – “However hard it is to devise a smart strategy, it’s ten times harder to get...

An Innovator’s Reading List

An Innovator’s Reading List

Two years ago, I suggested a series of books helpful to innovators in both startups and corporate settings. Since that time, I’ve continued to see a flood of recommended reading lists (many with great recommended books) focused on the innovation process. It occurred...

DPL Reading List – March 3, 2017

DPL Reading List – March 3, 2017

Here are some of the articles we’ve been reading around this office this week. Penny Pinching in the Cloud: Running and Managing LOTS of Web Apps on a single Azure App Service – “Remember that you can fit as many web applications as memory and CPU will into an Azure...