“Herding Cats” is one of the many analogies that are mentioned about the difficulties of managing software developers. If it is difficult, it doesn’t mean that you should try. In this case, the book ” Managing the Unmanageable” contains material that could help you in this adventure. Based on the experience of two seasoned software […]
With more than 500 pages, this book about the requirements process by Suzanne and James Robertson provides a lot of valuable material about on this crucial activity of software development projects. “Garbage in, garbage out” was what I used to hear at the beginning of my software development career and it is still true today.
“[Deliverables] is the least important level of an impact map. Don’t try to make it complete from the start. Refine it iteratively as you deliver. Treat deliverables as options, don’t take it for granted that everything listed here will actually be delivered. Don’t go into a lot of details early on, there will be time […]
The goal of this book is to provide an adaptation of the Agile development approach to the specific characteristics of Datawarehouse (DW) and Business Intelligence (BI) systems development. The book is divided into two parts. The first focuses on Agile project management techniques and delivery team coordination. The second part focuses on the technical methods […]
I have just published a review of the book “Practical Unit Testing with TestNG and Mockito” written by Tomek Kaczanowski. For a full disclosure, Tomek has written an article about TestNG in the last issue of Methods & Tools and will contribute another article on Mockito in our upcoming Summer issue that will be published […]