The End of an Era

Software developers, I’ve got one word for you:  www.yourjobisgoingtoindia.com. That’s right.  Your job is going to India, princess.  Anyone who tells you different is trying to sell you something.   Peek-a-Boo It’s a fascinating thing to watch children grow up.  There are stages in life where their ignorance is an amusing reminder of our own. …

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Recruiting.com

I’m constantly drawn back to the heady dot-com days at Microsoft.  Not only because team meetings flowed freely with Dove Bars and Frappuccinos.  But because the heady days created a fundamental shift in the culture at Microsoft — a shift we may never fully recover from. Above all else, the heady dot-com days decimated the talent…

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Show Me The Money

The Ever-Elusive Personal Finance Manager I worked as a developer on the Microsoft Money team for a little over two releases (Money 99 – Money 2001).  During my time on Money, it made its transition in the eyes of the press from an inferior Quicken wannabe into what reviewers would agree is a superior product…

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Prologue

After all this time, finally got around to starting this blog.  The World As Best As I Remember It will be centered around topics in software development management — not technology itself, but the management of software development process and the industry in general.  Rants and raves about the world sprinkled in between for crunchiness. Quick professional bio: …

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