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Damian Maclennan

Technologist, Agilist, Speaker, Ex Musician, Cyclist, Troublemaker, Dad. CTO

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Recent Articles

Lessons learned teaching microservices architecture to a room full of smart people

With the first Stack Mechanics course behind us we look at what went well, and what we can learn to make the next ones even better!

Introducing Stack Mechanics - Deep Dive .NET Microservices training

I'm super excited to make this announcement. I've teamed up with my good friends Nick Blumhardt and Andrew Harcourt to offer deep dive training in .NET software and microservices architecture under the banner of Stack Mechanics."

Effective Stand-ups - the art of the huddle

Is your daily stand-up dragging on forever and you feel you want to abandon them alltogether? Usually you can improve them by narrowing your focus and working closer together on team goals. Let's look at how we can improve team communication with better release planning.

A DevOps bedtime story

An automated, repeatable and audited process beats a manual one every time. A cautionary tale of human error, overblown process and some lessons you can take from it.

Tech Girls are Superheroes

Here's a little story of something that took place is my house recently, something that took me a little by surprise. It's a story of how positive role models can inspire girls to want to learn more about technology. It's a little different to what I usually write about, but something I feel is important.

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