Microservices Are Not Right For You

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I often meet companies that think their technology is failure-proof because they have implemented microservices, after all it’s an architecture that’s adopted by many tech giants. I even hear startups founders say things like “We have microservices so we’re ready to scale” before they’ve even launched! They think they’ve skipped ahead and learned from the […]


Shrink The Timebox

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The worst time to find out a project is not going to ship on time is at the very last minute when it’s supposed to. At that point, there’s very little you can do to save the project. This may sound obvious, but to avoid getting yourself in that corner takes skill and discipline. You […]

Don’t Miss Our Next Event

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Are you an up and coming technical leader? On Saturday, June 24th, Wealthsimple is sponsoring a hands-on technical leadership workshop led by Upspark for those who identify as women and want to take their careers in engineering to the next level. If you are already a tech team lead or manager OR if you’re an engineer […]