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Joep Piscaer

Joep is a technologist with team building skills. He likes all things infrastructure, but really shines when it comes to DevOps. Once a virtualization and storage consultant, he built IaaS platforms, created an army of Community Managers, and built, led, and developed a team of technical architects. Most recently, Joep is building the Jumbo Tech Campus. Jumbo is the fastest growing online supermarket of the Netherlands. As the Technical Pathfinder, Joep is responsible for the DevOps way-of-work, tooling, cloud, and open source strategy of the Tech Campus, the e-commerce software development house. In addition to freelance tech marketing, he runs his own blog, VirtualLifestyle.nl, speaks at industry events, and iss a frequent delegate for TechFieldDay events. He also hosts The Cube sometimes.

Posts Featuring Joep Piscaer

How to Prevent Lock-In for DevOps Tooling

We’ve talked about a lot in this series about DevOps tooling: Start Your DevOps Journey by Looking at the Value You Add Why Choosing a One-Size-Fits-All Solution Won’t Work How…

How to Prevent Tool Sprawl in Your DevOps Toolchain

We put in all this work to create a fully customized toolchain tailored to your situation. Great! I bet you’re happy you can change small bits and pieces of your…

How to Choose the Right Tools in Your DevOps Toolchain

We’ve established that choosing a one-size-fits-all solution won’t work. So, what does work? Let’s look at why we need tools in the first place, and what kind of work these…

Why Choosing a One-Size-Fits-All Solution Won’t Work

In my previous post, we talked about the CALMS framework as an introduction to DevOps, and how it’s more than just “DevOps tooling.” Yes, some of it is about automation…

Start Your DevOps Journey by Looking at the Value You Add

Starting with DevOps can be hard. Often, it’s not entirely clear why you’re getting on the DevOps train. Sometimes, it’s simply because it’s the new trendy thing to do. For…

A Look into the Pi-Shaped Expert Model

So you’ve started planning your career using a VCDX skillset. Continuing on that same train of thought, I want to walk you through an additional concept that might help you…


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