Managing Programmers

Programmers are not like the other kids. They cannot and should not be managed like normal people if your intent is to produce high quality software. The things you would do to make the process go faster will actually make things go slower. This session gives you insight on the care and feeding of programmers, […]

Successful Software Development Project Failures

Software development projects have always been challenging. The most referenced source for metrics about project success is the Standish Group yearly CHAOS report. According to this source, around 30% of software development project were considered as a “failure” in the recent years. The failure rate of larger projects is a little bit higher than the […]

Software Development Conferences Forecast January 2016

Here is a list of software development related conferences and events on Agile project management ( Scrum, Lean, Kanban), software testing and software quality, software architecture, programming (Java, .NET, JavaScript, Ruby, Python, PHP), DevOps and databases (NoSQL, MySQL, etc.) that will take place in the coming weeks and that have media partnerships with the Methods […]

Software Development Linkopedia January 2016

Here is our monthly selection of knowledge on programming, software testing and project management. This month you will find some interesting information and opinions about organizational debt, product owner types, flat structures, mature developers, keeping your head cool, working with UX, technical requirements management, software architecture, group problem-solving techniques and thinking slow in software development.