Mark43’s 2018 ‘Dope’ Hackathon Rundown

Posted on May 7, 2018

We had another awesome hackathon at Mark43. Check out my article for our engineering blog, with some cool project details! https://medium.com/mark43-engineering/mark43s-2018-dope-hackathon-rundown-a96e35d3301a

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How to avoid making your clients angry with product delays

Posted on June 13, 2017

I first learned this lesson ten years ago at my first company (a financial technology startup), where as a newly minted engineering manager, I let the client know on Friday afternoon that the release scheduled for today wouldn't be happening. The resulting explosion was a harsh lesson, but I'm glad I learned it early. (more…)

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How IT in non-technical companies can function the best

Posted on May 24, 2017

Some time before my current role at Mark43 (a technology company), I was part of the IT department in a non-technical company. This was not by choice - I joined a "startup within a large organization" - but that's how it happened. It was not a good experience, but I've learned some things. In this Forbes article, I (and some other execs from non-tech companies) share their best tips for survival: (more…)

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How to Select a Software Vendor

Posted on May 5, 2017

I've been contributing to Forbes for a while, but today, my first full-length article got published. I talk about a system I've created over the years that lets you select a software vendor. (more…)

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