Covert Ops: Effecting Change from the Inside
by Michael Easter
After a weekend at a terrific conference, you’re energized, inspired, and ready for change. Unfortunately, management is not so ready, and stymies your ideas. How can inspired developers overcome uninspired circumstances? How do we translate our motivation into real change? One answer: channel our passion into a long-term, covert operation. This article describes our strategy and provides some real-world tactics using Groovy as an example.
About Michael Easter
Michael Easter has been a consultant with Advantage Consulting in St Louis since 2006, and has been a professional developer for 16 years. Immersed primarily within Java technology, he enjoys frequent excursions into other languages such as Groovy and Haskell. He holds an M.Math. from the University of Waterloo in Computer Science.