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The Agile Data Warehouse on Amazon Redshift

Redshift is a great OLAP database environment, though its limitations may surprise you. Many of its benefits are derived from its simplicity, belied by these limitations. Provided these techniques and design considerations can be applied, Redshift offers the flexibility needed for growing, evolving organizations to leverage their data at massive scale. Overcoming these limitations requires a tooling ecosystem surrounding Redshift, whereas Redshift must be respected for the simple, efficient, and yet robustly queriable datastore that it is.

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The Agile Data Warehouse on Amazon Redshift

Redshift is a great OLAP database environment, though its limitations may surprise you. Many of its benefits are derived from its simplicity, belied by these limitations. Provided these techniques and design considerations can be applied, Redshift offers the flexibility needed for growing, evolving organizations to leverage their data at massive scale. Overcoming these limitations requires a tooling ecosystem surrounding Redshift, whereas Redshift must be respected for the simple, efficient, and yet robustly queriable datastore that it is.

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Orchestrated Chaos: a Tale of Radical Progress

How my team pivoted a product strategy, delivered a product from idea to alpha in weeks, and launched a new product with mind-boggling speed.

This year in my career has been absolutely amazing. We’ve delivered profound results by learning a new way to produce software that our customers love, quickly and responsively. This story conveys my recollection of this pivotal time in our careers, and the agile software principles that made us successful.

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Orchestrated Chaos: a Tale of Radical Progress

How my team pivoted a product strategy, delivered a product from idea to alpha in weeks, and launched a new product with mind-boggling speed.

This year in my career has been absolutely amazing. We’ve delivered profound results by learning a new way to produce software that our customers love, quickly and responsively. This story conveys my recollection of this pivotal time in our careers, and the agile software principles that made us successful.

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Vote for Evil Too

As long as we’re voting for the lesser of two evils, the next election will bring a greater evil. Let’s start voting for Good, regardless of popularity.

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Vote for Evil Too

As long as we’re voting for the lesser of two evils, the next election will bring a greater evil. Let’s start voting for Good, regardless of popularity.

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Vote for Evil Too

As long as we’re voting for the lesser of two evils, the next election will bring a greater evil. Let’s start voting for Good, regardless of popularity.

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The Agile Data Warehouse on Amazon Redshift

Redshift is a great OLAP database environment, though its limitations may surprise you. Many of its benefits are derived from its simplicity, belied by these limitations. Provided these techniques and design considerations can be applied, Redshift offers the flexibility needed for growing, evolving organizations to leverage their data at massive scale. Overcoming these limitations requires a tooling ecosystem surrounding Redshift, whereas Redshift must be respected for the simple, efficient, and yet robustly queriable datastore that it is.

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Orchestrated Chaos: a Tale of Radical Progress

How my team pivoted a product strategy, delivered a product from idea to alpha in weeks, and launched a new product with mind-boggling speed.

This year in my career has been absolutely amazing. We’ve delivered profound results by learning a new way to produce software that our customers love, quickly and responsively. This story conveys my recollection of this pivotal time in our careers, and the agile software principles that made us successful.

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Orchestrated Chaos: a Tale of Radical Progress

How my team pivoted a product strategy, delivered a product from idea to alpha in weeks, and launched a new product with mind-boggling speed.

This year in my career has been absolutely amazing. We’ve delivered profound results by learning a new way to produce software that our customers love, quickly and responsively. This story conveys my recollection of this pivotal time in our careers, and the agile software principles that made us successful.

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All is Calm

A reflection on the personal dynamics of leadership. As leaders, we sometimes find that our character, reputation, and past successes have earned us new responsibilities, and new challenges: these are opportunities under our stewardship. Some of these will come with new teams, new staff, and new initiatives. Some of these will be strategically important to our companies and our careers.

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Orchestrated Chaos: a Tale of Radical Progress

How my team pivoted a product strategy, delivered a product from idea to alpha in weeks, and launched a new product with mind-boggling speed.

This year in my career has been absolutely amazing. We’ve delivered profound results by learning a new way to produce software that our customers love, quickly and responsively. This story conveys my recollection of this pivotal time in our careers, and the agile software principles that made us successful.

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Orchestrated Chaos: a Tale of Radical Progress

How my team pivoted a product strategy, delivered a product from idea to alpha in weeks, and launched a new product with mind-boggling speed.

This year in my career has been absolutely amazing. We’ve delivered profound results by learning a new way to produce software that our customers love, quickly and responsively. This story conveys my recollection of this pivotal time in our careers, and the agile software principles that made us successful.

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