Rob Kennedy

Father, Leader, Author, Developer, Entrepreneur

Thoughts on Web 3.0 and Decentralization

In the last decade, the world has trended toward reducing IT costs via a cloud-first strategy, which has driven the software development patterns of organizations to move on to a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) approach to rethinking existing projects and a SOA-first strategy for new projects. The world realized quickly that security was going to

What Is A Technology Leader and Are You Ready?

A technology leader is anyone that defines and executes the vision and technology goals for one or more individuals, teams, or divisions within a organization. Rob Kennedy The definition above is a high-level look at what a technology leadership role does within an organization, but the role is much richer and more complex than the

How to Query SQL Server XML data type Columns in Entity Framework Core 3.x

I’m sure if you’ve found this page, you’re at wits end in trying to figure out how to use the long-built-in XML query functionality of SQL Server while using Entity Framework, Dapper, or other ORM. Some might find it easy to simply write their query in plain SQL and execute it. However in my case,

COVID19 lessons learned

A Few Life Lessons Learned from Quarantine

These past couple of months have been unprecedented. As the world deals with the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been an opportunity to learn about ourselves, neighbors, family, and our leadership. How we each handle stress differently. But it’s It’s clear that if you believe the government moved quickly or not, no government was prepared for