Articles By Mike Pav

Mike Pav

VP of Engineering

Mike brings over 20 years of product development and leadership experience to Spanning. He is responsible for the product development, operations, security, and compliance for multiple paid products along with several free tools.

Embracing the Cloud and a Remote Workforce

According to the 2017 State of Telecommuting Report, remote work is the fastest-growing commute method, with more than half of the top U.S. metro areas reporting that telecommuting exceeds public transportation as the commute option of choice. And employers are embracing this trend, as the number of companies offering flexible workplace options increased 40% since […]


Vendor Lock-In or Love-In: Evaluating Your IaaS Options

There have been a whole series of highly visible moves where large enterprise vendors are making long-term commitments to use another Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) or Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) vendor’s infrastructure (note: I’m going to lump all these vendors [Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform] into the IaaS category for brevity, even though each also offers […]


Want to Build Solid Code for SaaS? Introducing the Spanning Engineering Blog

At Spanning, we don’t just hire smart programmers, we hire curious and collaborative engineers that can turn coding into an art form. As American programmer Eric S. Raymond explains, “Computer science education cannot make anybody an expert programmer any more than studying brushes and pigment can make somebody an expert painter.”