It's been a while since my last post, tons of things happened, which one day I will hopefully write an update about. I'm usually too busy building exciting stuff to post on a regular basis.. but I will make an effort to write more. For now - check out the new product, design and engineering blog at Yieldstreet. It's called "Distributed", which is a play on words: Distributed architectureDistributions we make to our investorsDistributed ...
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
Police departments should treat internet as mission critical — at headquarters, substations, mobile data terminals (MDTs), and any other locations. Check out my first article for Mark43 blog! https://www.mark43.com/internet-mission-critical/
My latest for Forbes - based on some hard-earned experience buying enterprise software
My first post for Medium - this is a story of my first iPhone app — from idea, to planning, to execution, release, initial success and (spoiler alert!) having to shut it down because of New York City’s MTA. The last part was painful, but overall it was a great experience and I learned a ton of cool things. Click here to read more
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…)
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…)
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…)
I really liked the interview that Nick Bowden has conducted with Mark43 co-founders. My favorite part is how Scott, Matt and Flo started to build an advanced analytics platform to help cops solve crimes - but when they showed an early MVP to a potential client, they realized analytics software is not their biggest need. The founders quickly understood that without a good system of record, doing advanced analytics is pretty much impossible, ...
My latest contribution to Forbes, where I make some bold predictions: (more…)