by Gene Kim on
@adrianco: "Mean time between Vice Presidents must be longer than projects
@adrianco: "once u get enough of these people, u have a group of technologies that works as a club
@adrianco: "Q1: how many DEs do you know, and why they're a DE. And how many know you? Q2: how many people are waiting in line to get your advice
@adrianco: "RT @mikebarton: @adrianco at #does16 talking #distinguishedengineers ... taking the test for DE-ness https://t.co/tPldoNokNv
@adrianco: "nominating people can be dangerous; if they didn't get the role, they could leave"
RT @DOESsummit: When you put someone up for nomination you have to be really careful about how you go about doing in @adrianco… https://t.co/rIhi4jdbF1
@adrianco: "We built a technology brand, so good people could come work for us; we paid good wages
@mtnygard: "Initiative, tempo yields acceleration away from opponents;
@mtnygard: "horizontal and vertical integrity;
@mtnygard: "Going up org chart, it's like geologic strata; the technology and skills are not uniform" (Whoa...)
@mtnygard: "Functional orgs: By the time you get help, it's far too late."
RT @jhickoxmeyer: Standing room only for @jezhumble & @nicolefv #does16 https://t.co/FQDIn0jqxY
@mtnygard: "Intent: command and control concepts overhauled in WWii: commander's intent always includes why
RT @DOESsummit: RT @eriksowa: Fingerspitzengefühl! @mtnygard applying John Boyd’s work to complex adaptive systems at #DOES16
RT @theitskeptic: "opamps that aren't damped" There's a phrase I never expected to hear again in a digital age #DOES16
@mtnygard: what was that quote? was almost poetic: maneuverability is especially needed in self organized criticality. Agh, that's not right
RT @DOESsummit: Correlations between Maneuver Warfare and complex systems adopting #DevOps #does16 @mtnygard @cognitect https://t.co/fc450PU616
@mtnygard: "Typical corporate IT: put more people on failing projects, draining successful projects; should be other way: pile onto successful projs
@mtnygard: "Apply disposability; code is inventory, not an asset; infrastructure is disposable
@mtnygard: "Even teams are disposable: we don't lay them off, we deploy them and put them somewhere else to help win the war
@mtnygard: "Experienced combat unit: 200 trucks encampment: takes 1 hour to teardown and get moving; new groups: 6 hrs; takes 10K decisions & knowledge
@mtnygard: "Important things: where are the latrine, mess hall, where not to walk because high power microwave beam;
@mtnygard: "teams need to know diff between jenkins & spinnaker; team VC practices
@mtnygard: "Imagine an ecommerce website: and $10MM needed to shore up capacity."
RT @DOESsummit: The kind of story we have is like a medical mystery, the patient in this example is the website @mtnygard #DOES16… https://t.co/auNCfO73Yc
@mtnygard: "tons and tons of TCP connections. lots of setups and tear downs, but only 1 packet"
RT @markimbriaco: It is always a treat to catch a @mtnygard talk. This time watching him suck the audience in … with a wireshark screenshot. #does16
RT @DOESsummit: "We changed the word true to false and saves the company 10 million dollars that year" @mtnygard @cognitect #does16 https://t.co/EXdoDNN2X1
What movie is that from? "A vector is obviously a speed and
RT @DOESsummit: "Maneuverability doesn't just mean being quick on your toes" @mtnygard @cognitect #does16 https://t.co/JyI6w5Wfl1
RT @DOESsummit: I learned a lot about maneuverability from the military , per @mtnygard #DOES16 https://t.co/aZ2bzugl46