Dispatches by Deepak Alur

Deepak Alur
Thoughts on engineering culture, leadership, software design, architecture, best practices, interesting projects, and products.
Created 05 Oct 2021
  • Vulnerability
    12 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Photo credit: Jehyun Sung on Unsplash Spoiler alert: It is all about LOVE, taking care of each other on a daily basis. I have been a long-time fan of Simon Sinek, ever since I read his book Start with...
  • Where's your metadata
    09 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    As you build any system, you will see a gradual or sometimes sudden explosion of the need for data from the system. This may be driven by increasing capabilities of the system or increasing usage of t...
  • Opinion: On process and methodology
    05 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    Photo Credit: Josh Calabrese When someone asks me about what process and methodology worked best for my teams, I keep it simple by saying - I like to stay agile. I avoid getting into a long-drawn deba...
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