[4 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]
10 Articles About the People Side of Software Development

In their seminal book Peopleware, Tom DeMarco and Tim Lister wrote “The major problems of our work are not so much technological as sociological in nature.” Computer science curriculum are full of courses about how to code sorting algorithms or how to write a compiler, but most of us never had any training on the people aspect of our software development which involve communication and negotiation.

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[26 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

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

[23 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Methods & Tools – the free e-magazine for software developers, testers and project managers – has just published its Summer 2014 issue that discusses objections to Kanban implementation, How to use a model to evaluate and improve mobile user experience, balancing a software development job and a meaningful life, Scrum agile project management tools, JavaScript unit testing and static analysis for BDD.

[20 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]

A UX team that deals with only the details of radio buttons and check boxes is committing a disservice to its organization. Today UX groups must deal with strategy.

[12 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Here is our monthly selection of interesting knowledge material on programming, software testing and project management.  This month you will find some interesting information and opinions about Agile project estimation, JavaScript frontend testing and refactoring, retrospectives, software configuration, Test-Driven Development, software tools and NoSQL databases.

[4 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]

In their seminal book Peopleware, Tom DeMarco and Tim Lister wrote “The major problems of our work are not so much technological as sociological in nature.” Computer science curriculum are full of courses about how to code sorting algorithms or how to write a compiler, but most of us never had any training on the people aspect of our software development which involve communication and negotiation.

[27 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Here is a list of software development related conferences and events on Agile ( Scrum, Lean, Kanban) software testing, programming (Java, .NET, JavaScript, Ruby, Python, PHP) and databases (NoSQL, MySQL, etc.) that will take place in the coming weeks and that have media partnerships with the Methods & Tools software development magazine:

[26 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]

I’m the Leader. I know what needs to be done and how. This is a very dangerous assumption. While Leaders can be expected to have considerable self-confidence, they are often not aware of all the implementation implications.