Robert Herbig

Robert Herbig

Total 7 Posts
Lead Software Engineer with experience as a developer, tester, DevOps engineer, scrum master, agile coach, product owner, tech lead, and project lead.

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Creating something brand new is hard. No matter if it's a painting, a system architecture, or a conference talk, the creative effort of conjuring up something from nothing is difficult. Take me for example, staring at a text editor, trying to figure out what to type next and think up

What Does It Mean to be a Senior Engineer?

As a team lead, I coach and mentor many junior engineers. One topic that always comes up is "What does it mean to be a Senior Engineer?" That's easy, you just... have a four-year degree from an accredited college? Work for 10 years and don't get fired? Learn 3 front-end

Is AI Worth The Hype?

Image courtesy of Jeremykemp at English Wikipedia / CC BY-SA In Everyday AI Problems, my colleague Jordan Thayer said the following: When someone asks me "What can AI do for me?", I often suspect the answer is "Not much" because it's the wrong question. If someone asks me "Is there a

Conference Talk Roadmap

Co-authored by Jordan Thayer and Robert Herbig Presenting information to your peers is an important part of an any career, especially engineering: Teaching a subject reinforces your own understanding and mastery Presentation and communication skills are essential to team based work Sharing knowledge helps improve the teams you're working on

Facilitation: Don't Lose Before You Start

So you want to facilitate a workshop for a team? Maybe you're external to the team and have been asked to help by facilitating. Awesome, it'll be fun. Just show up at the time and place annnnnnnd you've already lost. You better think (think) Think about what you're trying to