Vale notes #2: Talk to experts and stakeholders

In addition to eating my own dogfood, I started finding and talking to experts and stakeholders. For experts, I went to folks inside and outside Red Hat. At Red Hat, I talked to Fabrice Flore-Thebault and Yana Hontyk. Last year, they presented on using Vale with their documentation sets: Eclipse Che and CodeReady Workspaces. IContinue reading “Vale notes #2: Talk to experts and stakeholders”

Vale notes #1: Eating my dog food

I’ve heard complaints about the peer review process at a variety of organizations where I’ve seen it in use. To simplify, they sound like this: Writers: When I fix a set of issues and resubmit the PR, the reviewer(s) come up with a new set of issues. Reviewers: I keep flagging the same set ofContinue reading “Vale notes #1: Eating my dog food”

How to learned to love my email inbox

Stop using your email as a holding pen for I should do’s and somedays. Me, thinking to myself 🙂 My email inbox was a bottomless pile of messages seen and considered but not resolved. Having so many small choices increased my stress and reduced my ability to get things done. Then, about a month orContinue reading “How to learned to love my email inbox”