3 Answers and A Question with Susan J. Fowler

August 8, 2017 Pivotal Software

This iteration of our interview series featured a conversation with Susan Fowler, Editor-in-Chief of Increment.

It's time again for "3 Answers, 1 Question", a series of brief chats to peer into brilliant minds across a variety of fields. #3A1Q

 — @pivotal

Today we have @susanthesquark, aka Susan Fowler, EIC at @IncrementMag. https://t.co/WBFivr9lGC #3A1Q

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@susanthesquark @IncrementMag @susanthesquark We have 3 questions for you, then leave us one so our followers can get in on the answer action. #3A1Q

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@pivotal @IncrementMag I'm so happy to be here! #3A1Q

 — @susanthesquark

@susanthesquark @IncrementMag @Medium Q1 Congrats on @incrementmag! In your 1st issue, you looked at team dynamics of building software. How do devs work better together? #3A1Q

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@pivotal @IncrementMag @Medium Two important ways: 1) learning best practices from other teams & sharing their own; 2) having clear communication processes! #3A1Q

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@susanthesquark @IncrementMag Q2 The latest issue of @incrementmag is about cloud infrastructure. What's most important for fast-growing companies to understand? #3A1Q

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@pivotal @IncrementMag Big lesson of the issue: running on the cloud from day one is easier, smarter, and more cost-effective than building your own infra #3A1Q

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@susanthesquark @IncrementMag We couldn't agree more! Q3: What do you think is the most important skill a developer can hone in 2017? #3A1Q

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@pivotal @IncrementMag Learn to write & share your thoughts effectively. It's the most powerful way to make an immediate & lasting impact on the industry! #3A1Q

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@susanthesquark @IncrementMag We think devs make great storytellers! So what question do you have for the @Pivotal community, @susanthesquark? #3A1Q

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@pivotal @IncrementMag What other technical topics are not widely enough discussed or deeply enough understood in the engineering community at large? #3A1Q

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@susanthesquark @IncrementMag Love it. Our vote? Security. But we invite our followers to jump in and answer. We'll RT our favorites. #3A1Q

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@susanthesquark @IncrementMag Thanks again to @susanthesquark for hanging with us today. #3A1Q

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@susanthesquark @IncrementMag Check out @IncrementMag, covering the state of software engineering. (s/o to our friends @stripe!) https://t.co/WBFivr9lGC #3A1Q

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Now respond to Susan’s question to us on Twitter, or by leaving a response below.

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