Something a little different for this post... I was asked to put together a set of interview questions that could be used on a cohort of data engineering candidates with a varied level of experience. This seemed like a good thing to blog for the wider community to review and feedback on. Please also accept … Continue reading Data Engineering Interview Questions
A Great Outcome Following the Acquisition of Altius Once upon a time, a grumpy consultant was made even more grumpy (if that was possible) by the news that Altius Data Consulting Ltd was being/had been acquired by the much-much larger Avanade Inc orange machine, complete with Accenture and Microsoft parents, Mum & Dad. I must … Continue reading A Spring Board into the Avanade Centre of Excellence (CoE)
When logging into my MVP profile to update community activities etc I still have to do a double take when seeing the bookmark image (on the left). Specifically, the 'Number of MVP Awards' sub heading, reading 5. Five consecutive years I've been given this great award from Microsoft as a Most Valuable Professional. Smug face … Continue reading The 5 Year Microsoft MVP Milestone
Hi friends, just a casual reflective post from me. Within the data platform community you get to meet so many great people who are true experts in their respective fields. This made me wonder how many people are still out there that are truly the most valuable professionals? These people might be valuable to their … Continue reading Are you an MVP in the making?
Today marks another milestone in my career as I leave Adatis after a really excellent 18 months and start my next challenge with Altius. Through our brilliant data platform community, my growing reputation has given me the privilege of choosing my next employer. Something that I feel incredibly humbled by, as I have been approached … Continue reading Another Career Milestone – Joining Altius
The English Version It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing my departure from Purple Frog Systems. It has been just shy of 2 wonderful years with the Shropshire based company, but it is now time to move on to pastures new. I joined Purple Frog Systems in March 2016 following an intense … Continue reading Moving On