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[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.

[21 May 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 project estimation, how software developers feel about Agile, unit testing worst practices, team leadership, giving feedback in Scrum, software architecture, using commercial load testing and Scrum tools for free, sustainable Agile and data models for NoSQL databases.

[5 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Some of the older readers might remember software development in the 20th century when end-user interaction with computer was performed using 80×24 characters terminal screens where the definition of user experience was making sure that your F(unction) keys were properly standardized across the screens. Does anyone still press F1 for help today? At least there are still these “Fx” keys on the keyboard. Those were days were one of the last thing you wanted was that somebody put his (obviously greasy) finger on the screen;O)