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Bloomberg Economics estimates there is a 53% chance the United States will start a recession in the next 12 months.

There are 4 major factors driving US economic uncertainty:

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For the past ten years I’ve led software development teams. Some of the biggest debates I’ve been a part of involved the frameworks, languages, processes, and platforms used to create, deliver, and manage software.

I’ve led software engineers for the last ten years. I have mentored or promoted around a dozen developers to team lead, management, and leadership roles.

In my experience, there are a few common pitfalls with new managers.

Pitfall #1: Failing to treat management like a technical skill you must learn

As with software development — in management there are frameworks, practices, even languages…

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Last year I was sitting in front of a CMO asking him what his top priority was. His response, “More than anything I need to innovate.” He felt that the future of his company rested on his ability to create and execute a breakthrough idea.

Sustainable growth requires constant…

Guide for Startups and Small Businesses

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Recently, Tiffany Zhong posed a question to a few no-code maker leaders:

Marketers are powerhouses of the low-code movement. Scott Brinker, a VP at Hubspot and an expert in the Martech ecosystem, says:

It’s about giving non-technical marketers the tools and empowerment to build apps, analyze data sets…

The goal of this article is to help anyone better interview software developers.

I’ve spent the last nine years leading web application development teams. I have been a VP of Operations, Director of Software Development, Manager of DevOps, Project Manager, and Web Developer.

A Big Mistake

In 2014, I attended a Scrum…

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“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” — Michael Jordan

What makes a team good? What makes that team perform over time?

In 2015, Google conducted a study to find out what made their top performing teams. They conducted more than 200 interviews with their employees.


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Low-code is taking over large companies.

The market for low-code platforms was $4.3 billion in 2017. It is predicted to grow to more than $27 billion by 2022.

Large companies are moving to low-code to reduce cost and increase speed.

“By 2024, three-quarters of large enterprises will be using…

For Executives, Leaders, and Managers

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“The single biggest way to impact an organization is to focus on leadership development. There is almost no limit to the potential of an organization that recruits good people, raises them up as leaders and continually develops them.”

— John Maxwell

My experience has taught me that nothing is…

Matt Nigh

Data Engineering Manager @ UW Medicine, and Autism Advocate. Me:

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