Summit Talk Part 2: A Cloud Transformation Program That Gives Confidence

I got the chance to present at AWS Summit in NYC on 7/12! I’ve had several people ask me what the speech was about so I thought I’d throw together a few blog posts that walk through the talk. I’m going to break it up in to three posts: Part 1: My CIO Doesn’t Do […]

Machine Learning Holiday Project Part III: Using the Model to Predict Games

In this post I’ll cover creating the actual machine learning model to predict bets and how it worked for the fist slate of games. If you haven’t read the background on this project, I’d point you back to my first post in this series where I described the point of the holiday project. Creating the […]

Machine Learning Holiday Project Part II: Loading the Data

If you’ve done any reading on AI/ML you’ve probably heard someone say that the real challenge is collecting and organizing the data. That discussion is usually about finding good data, but I can tell you that it’s also a bit tricky to get data that you have access to organized enough for ML algorithms to […]

Clever Idea: Serverless, Cloud Native CI/CD

If you’ve met me for more than a few minutes you’ve heard me talk about my passion project, Leave the House Out of It ( If you’ve really paid attention to my blog posts you’ve caught that a couple years ago I rearchitected the app to move to an event-based, serverless architecture on AWS. After a year of not doing very much with the project I’ve had the itch to make some upgrades. Before I did, I wanted to upgrade the CI/CD pipeline I use to manage the code.