10X Programmer and other Myths in Software Engineering

Posted by Hamzah Tariq on Aug 7, 2019 8:55:00 AM

We’ve interviewed Laurent Bossavit, a consultant and Director at Institut Agile in Paris, France. We discuss his book ’The Leprechauns of Software Engineering’, which debunks myths common in Software Engineering. He explains how folklore turns into fact and what to do about it. More specifically we hear about findings of his research into the primary sources of theories like the 10X Programmer, the Exponential Defect Cost Curve and the Software Crisis.

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Tags: Coding, Myths, Software Engineering

What’s Your Support Tool?

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Feb 28, 2019 10:29:00 AM

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Successful project management comes with certain rules, terms and tools which is not easy to achieve. For that reason, my acquaintances in the tech industry expect valuable functionality and productivity in these tools and they want to rely on their resources in order to deliver qualified work.  

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Tags: Software Development, Software Engineering, Project Management, Multi Project Management, Project Management Tool

Collecting Feedback From Stakeholders Can Help You Build Software That Matters

Posted by Klaus Schremser on Jan 15, 2019 10:33:00 AM

If you want to build great products that your end users will love, collecting feedback early and often is a key step in this process. You also want to ensure that you are not just collecting feedback from the end-users but also from stakeholders within your organization. No matter if it is Charly from Marketing or Cindy from Finance, everyone’s feedback plays a vital role in building the best version of your product or software.

An unwavering and fierce commitment to not just gathering the feedback but collecting, organizing, and sharing the feedback plays a vital role in pushing your product and business forward. Feedback collection in software projects is more than bug reporting. You want to collect experiences and feelings that the users have with your software. The people side of end-user feedback helps you to shape the customer experience of your digital product. Based on a Walker study, 86% of buyers are willing to pay more for a great customer experience.

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Tags: Software Development, Software Engineering, Project Management, Multi Project Management, Project Management Tool, Developers, Continuous Integration, Integration, Software

How To Onboard Software Engineers Interview with Kate Heddleston

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Dec 25, 2018 10:35:00 AM
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Tags: Software Engineering, Engineering, Technical On Boarding