The future begins now: project HD

As promised (mainly by email and IM) here is an update on what's next. A couple of days before Christmas I communicated to the 3 companies that had made me an offer that I wasn't going to accept any and go it alone again. I sincerely want to thank them…

Farewell

I wasn't planning on writing this post for at least another few weeks but I'm receiving an increasing number of emails from people asking what's going on so here it is: I'm leaving Sourcesense (still old website, new one up soon I hope!). Over the last 3 years I've dedicated…

Why everyone in Sourcesense is a permanent employee

Every time I talk to someone about Sourcesense - a prospect, a customer, a friend, whoever - I always mention the fact that everyone is a permanent employee and we don't usually use contractors. 90% of the times I get a strange look no matter the country I am at…

2 years in Sourcesense

And here we go again, 2 years ago I published a post about leaving ThoughtWorks to join Sourcesense, 1 year ago I wrote about my first year in Sourcesense UK, it's time to write about the second year. I guess the biggest change over the last 12 months has to…

OSWay 10 years later

As I briefly mentioned in this post I founded a company called OSWay – The Open Source Way – back in 2000 with a friend of mine, exactly 10 years ago! A bit of history: in 1997 I went live with my first ever website on Geocities, it was called C++Warriors…

Focus on what won't change

Last weekend I read Rework, the new book by 37Signals and as I tweeted: "nice although nothing new if you've been following stuff like Agile, Getting Real, Guy Kawasaki, Lean Startup, etc". That doesn't mean it's not worth reading even if you indeed have been following all those things and…