Despite the large number of cloud providers and their services, we still write and run code locally
People can never have a fruitful argument about something that's part of their identity
“The actual logic of our program becomes almost invisible, buried among services and APIs.”
Convenience might be worth more than modularity

February 2023

Technology for its own sake is snake oil.
Ignore ambiguity around ROI and do whatever it takes to make others more decisive
To change the circumstances of data teams, look beyond tools, people and processes. Change the company culture.
For over a decade, inability to gain value from data has been blamed on its size. But data size wasn’t the problem.

January 2023

The job of a data team is either DaaP or DaaS
How and whether you can measure ROI depends on whether data is part of your core business.