Principles 5: End-to-End Development Process (for Large Projects)

Series Index Principles 1: The Essence of Driving – A Crash Course in Project Management Principles 2: Principles of Software Testing Principles 3: Principles of Software Development Principles 4: End-to-End Development Process Principles 5: End-to-End Development Process   (for Large Projects) +++ This fifth post discusses and end-to-end development process for large software projects. The only…

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Principles 4: End-to-End Development Process

Series Index Principles 1: The Essence of Driving – A Crash Course in Project Management Principles 2: Principles of Software Testing Principles 3: Principles of Software Development Principles 4: End-to-End Development Process Principles 5: End-to-End Development Process (for Large Projects) +++ This fourth post discusses an end-to-end development process. Obviously, there are many ways to…

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The 3 Questions

A key goal for every manager is building a happy, productive team. One technique I use when building teams is asking folks on the team the following three questions: Q1. What do you do, and like doing? Q2. What do you do, and don’t like doing? Q3. What do you not do, but would like…

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Principles 3: Principles of Software Development (aka Principles of Shipping)

Series Index Principles 1: The Essence of Driving – A Crash Course in Project Management Principles 2: Principles of Software Testing Principles 3: Principles of Software Development Principles 4: End-to-End Development Process Principles 5: End-to-End Development Process (for Large Projects) +++ The third and fourth posts from my series on “Principles” outline a system of…

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Principles 2: Principles of Software Testing

Series Index Principles 1: The Essence of Driving – A Crash Course in Project Management Principles 2: Principles of Software Testing Principles 3: Principles of Software Development Principles 4: End-to-End Development Process Principles 5: End-to-End Development Process (for Large Projects) +++ This is part 2 of my series on “principles”. In this post, I talk…

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Principles 1: The Essence of Driving – A Crash Course in Project Management

Series Index Principles 1: The Essence of Driving – A Crash Course in Project Management Principles 2: Principles of Software Testing Principles 3: Principles of Software Development Principles 4: End-to-End Development Process Principles 5: End-to-End Development Process (for Large Projects) +++ About a year ago, I got feedback from my team that I needed to…

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The 22 Minute Meeting

A good back-to-basics article by Scott Berkun on how to do efficient meetings, based on the original idea by Nicole Steinbok. And here is the poster that says it all:

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The Gradual Development Paradigm

Software project management is tricky. The industry proves this over and over again: delivering less than expected, slipping features, projects, milestones, products… The gradual development idea presented below is not something new – it’s more or less common-sense. Often, however, not all positive implications of it are fully understood or internalized, so I thought I’d…

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