Tis the Season to Freeze Changes

There is something to be said for the official start of the holiday season: the feasts, the family and friends, and gifts. Especially in the IT space, there may appear to be a lull, especially if your organization has code freezes in place. For anyone in the IT or engineering part of the org chart, it is anything but quiet. …

Software Is Change

Today I’m going to touch on something that is near and dear to my heart as an engineer, and that is breaking changes at scale. Granted there are industries and armies of consultants dedicated to the concept of change management ranging from ITIL to Agile/Scum. At the core, the focus is on documenting the change request and resulting change. My …