Welcome, I’m Nick Groenen
I’m a Site Reliability Engineer at Castor, an international healthcare company working to accelerate medical research by building a modern data capture platform for clinical trials. To learn more about me, check out about Nick Groenen.
This site serves as both a traditional blog where I primarily publish articles on technical subjects related to software engineering and infrastructure, as well as a Digital Garden for myself and others where I work openly on notes that are still developing.
- Switching obsidian-export to CalVer – With today's release of obsidian-export I'm switching from Semantic Versioning (SemVer) to Calendar Versioning (CalVer). This post explains the reasons behind this decision.
- Effectively asking for help – Increasing your chances of success when seeking help from an expert.
- Stepping down as CISO – Reflections on two years at Castor, the decision to step down as CISO and musings on how the state of the art in the technology sector relates to healthcare regulations.