Mark Thiessen

Quality Conf 16.2 Recap: Logging Like it Matters

On December 16, 2016, DevFacto hosted Quality Conf 16.2 – a full-day internal conference...

How Workshops Work For Us

When starting a project there’s a million things to do but little time. Productive meetings are...

Bug or Opportunity?

So you’ve built something neat and it’s heading to production soon.

Industry Trends in 2015

As consultants, we get opportunities to work with a variety of clients in different industries....

Customer-First Development

First, an excellent blog post by Gojko Adzic, “Writing As a User Does Not Make It a User Story”....

Working On-Site is as Awesome as Your Are

I am just in the final stages of wrapping up a project where I worked with a client on-site for...

Don’t Get Stuck Thinking You’re Awesome

Occasionally I see software developers referring to themselves as “senior”. I don’t really like...

Why Should I Care About Design Patterns?

I’ve occasionally come across developers who believe that the use of design patterns...