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Estimations – the eternal software problem

This post argues “Why We Should Stop Estimating” completely in software projects. It is very problematic. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on October 3, 2014 in practice


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We don’t need Programmers … we only need Designers

Today’s post is a reflection on a classic misunderstanding often made by people who don’t understand how software is produced.  This misunderstanding can be particularly harmful when held by management making decisions on team structure.  The full quote is: “We don’t need any programmers here.  There are plenty of programmers in India.  Here, we just need people who can tell programmers what to do.”  Let me explain why this is a classic management mistake. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on November 1, 2012 in Design, practice


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