My Activity

What I do, day-by-day

April 5, 2023

  • I wrote a Technical Product Specification that describes a plan of action to move away from an old authorization strategy to a new one.
  • I provided constructive feedback to a Senior Engineer upon request regarding new documentation they wrote about "How to create an Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) in LucidChart".

April 4, 2023

  • I steered a 4 person collaboration session toward Affinity Mapping to discover natural groupings of components in a custom built design system.
  • I motivated another Senior Engineer to use prerecorded videos as means to over-communicate and multiply their value.

April 3, 2023

  • I motivated a Senior Engineer to use prerecorded videos as means to over-communicate and multiply their value.
  • I wrote a Technical Product Specification that describes a problem that requires a centralized algorithm to solve it.

March 31, 2023

  • I updated the look and feel of the category links on the home page of my website to increase its visual aesthetic for visitors.
  • I watched videos about atomic note taking so I can learn to learn better.
  • I helped a Senior Backend Engineer get a Frontend project running on their local machine so they could test their work.

March 30, 2023

  • I created a low fidelity mock-up of the next version of my website’s activity feed.
  • I wrote an Architectural Design Record on the selection of a Node environment management tool called Volta.
  • I taught an Engineer and Designer heuristics for the application of Atomic Design principles so they could more easily identify when to create components for low-level composition vs. high-level prescription.
  • I advocated for communication of vision for onboarding so the curriculum for the classes I teach meet the new-hire training goals of the organization.

March 29, 2023

  • I mentored an Engineer so they could more effectively communicate the need for a pivot in the middle of work they already committed to.
  • I decided to make an activity feed for my website to catalog what I do day-to-day so visitors can better understand what my abilities are and the values I strive to embody.

February 14, 2022

  • I presented vision for Documentation at an Engineering All-Hands meeting.

February 7, 2022

  • I conceptualized and implemented a Notion-based knowledge management strategy called “Organizational Memory” that uses Notion Databases to organize data, information, and knowledge artifacts into centralized locations.

November 13, 2021

  • I published a npm package called Deep Diff Pizza that is a simple utility function that takes in 2 JSON Objects and returns the difference in an easy-to-use format.

May 26, 2021

  • I wrote and published a npm package called @openlyinc/get-vercel-deployment-url so Engineers can poll Vercel for a deployment’s status before writing it’s URL to a file for downstream GitLab CI jobs to use.

September 17, 2020

  • I created a new way to get leads from a company’s Public Website into ZenSell using Contentful and a couple Vercel serverless functions.

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