Author: Johnking

Should work be work?

Due to a variety of factors I have been looking around the job market for the last few months. During this time I have sent myself slightly mad. Some roles were not right due to the location, I’ve done long commutes and have found recently due to roadworks and number of vehicles on the roads…

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London

I was in London with work last week and having had to get back from Twickenham to central London, couldn’t face another rammed train. Having checked the maps it was 20min by Tube or a 30min walk. As it had stopped raining I decided to take a walk back which I found quite relaxing, although…

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What Level Are You At

I recently had a telephone interview for a technical role and a question that I was asked really threw me, what level do you think you are at technically with this product. Now this is an interesting one as I don’t come from a development background, and while I like tinkering haven’t ever previously had…

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ServiceNow Upgrade

Upgrade to Madrid release of @servicenow completed tonight. That’s 6 releases our instance has gone through in just over 12 months, it needed some love. Now to really make the most of this amazing platform

Remote Meetings

The company I work for has made a large investment in Skype over the last couple of years and this has been really beneficial in allowing people to not have to travel so much and still actively collaborate. There is the issue though where everyone in one place bar that one person who has joined…

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Found this bridge while on a run

View this post on Instagram Decided to go for a run rather than sit in the hotel last night and thought this footbridge was impressive until I went up the stairs to the top! A post shared by John King (@jwking) on May 2, 2019 at 10:15am PDT