I subscribe to a number of services that look for pithy quotes from
Big Names, authors, and other people who are looking for publicity. I
saw one about...
0 replies - 3385 views - 04/14/13 by Johanna Rothman in Articles
I still have estimation on the mind. I saw The Impact of Accidental Complexity on Estimates
and I was wondering about the effect of management on bad code....
0 replies - 2302 views - 04/10/13 by Johanna Rothman in Articles
The purpose of a Silo is to protect the contents from being disturbed
or damaged from external foreign bodies. Creating a Silo is reasonable
0 replies - 1272 views - 04/09/13 by Tom Howlett in Articles
A New Hope Software Craftsmanship, SOLID principles, eXtreme
Programming, the list of all the “best practice” guides I’ve learned
over the years goes...
0 replies - 2185 views - 04/08/13 by Justin Bozonier in Articles
There is much more to empowering a team than simply stating “You’re
empowered.” Consider the three Ws of empowerment: “what,” “when,” and...
0 replies - 1749 views - 04/04/13 by Esther Derby in Articles
I think there is great value in reading books on business management.
That is, there is great value in reading them with intent, considering
0 replies - 1345 views - 04/02/13 by Michael Norton in Articles
On my recent Core Values post I call out Humility as one of the five essential values to establish
a way of being that offers a foundation for a right-brain,...
0 replies - 1488 views - 04/01/13 by Tobias Mayer in Articles
“The second is the most dangerous system a man ever designs” Fred Brooks, 1975 & 1995Brooks
was talking about software designers, architects, but I...
2 replies - 7495 views - 04/01/13 by Allan Kelly in Articles
People have tried to get me involved as co-author of their book. But I didn’t want to. It was not my book.
Some have asked me to help organize their...
0 replies - 2365 views - 03/29/13 by Jurgen Appelo in Articles
Are you tired of mediocrity and interested in doing really great work?
Identify your heroes to find out what really matters to you.
I was reading...
0 replies - 2965 views - 03/29/13 by Michael Sahota in Articles
About 15 years ago, I started a simple practice with my fellow
co-workers and employees. Every so often, we'd meet to discuss stuff and
things. Nothing too...
0 replies - 6966 views - 03/27/13 by Michael Norton in Articles
In late 2012 when Dylan Smith suggested a blog challenge
in order to encourage each of us to write more often, I quickly agreed.
0 replies - 2073 views - 03/26/13 by Steve Rogalsky in Articles
It was the nth time that a supplier has failed us. If we analyze it logically, there were two options: Get mad or roll with the punches.
Since we’re not...
0 replies - 1674 views - 03/25/13 by Gil Zilberfeld in Articles
I don’t know about you, but every time I read the word “nonfunctional”, I feel a yawn coming on, and I start to look for something else to do. While...
1 replies - 5023 views - 03/15/13 by Roman Pichler in Articles
Many managers ask me, “How can I motivate my team?”
I’ve certainly seen many efforts to motivate teams. Contests, prizes, pep talks, badges,...
1 replies - 2935 views - 03/15/13 by Esther Derby in Articles