Success In The Bad Times – Profit From Chaos

There are stories of leaders and entrepreneurs that always seem to do well. They can advance in the good times as well as the bad. For example, when the stock markets are going down, there are almost always stocks going up. Likewise, other financial systems will benefit from a market downturn. We need to identify and embrace the signs of chaos and downturns to make the best decisions. It may seem counterintuitive. However, we can ride the turbulent waves to …

The Value Of Re-inventing The Wheel

A prior post discussed some of the challenges with using code generators.  One thing we did not cover was the value of re-inventing the wheel.  In particular, this holds true when we are learning problem-solving.  That means one of the ways to become better developers is to solve problems that have already been solved.  The objective is not so much the solution as the process. Skipping Ahead Without Re-inventing The Wheel Software developers often use frameworks and code generators to …