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Software development is art and artists are hard to handle

Yesterday I was talking to a researcher of the Amsterdam University. As Goyello we take part in the Symbiosis program and from time to time they measure the progress of all the participants. During the interview we concluded that in many outsourcing…

Seesmic Look let's you discover the value of the Twitter timeline

Whether or not you are using Twitter, please continue reading. This is not a typical "new on Twitter" post, although it is about Twitter. Last night Seesmic launched a new revolutionary application Seesmic Look. Seesmic Look is a unique way…
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Kanban system for Software Engineering - pure Agile

Kanban system introduces generic approach to Agile. There is no one way to became Agile. If you work using Kanban principles (which are derrived from Agile) you are working in Agile way. If this means that you will have Scrum meetings with your team - fine. If this means that instead of Scrum your meeting will aim on remaining work - also good. Tools are very important but only when they are helping you keeping your principles within company. Correct approach and tooling is a result of deep brainstorming and constant improvements process lead by Kanban principles.

Is planning the career path pointless?

The beginning of a new year is always a great time to start moving your career in a better direction. It's pretty common that at that time many employees set Workplace and Career New Year' s Resolutions. This is also the time for looking…
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Forrester claims the IT industry will recover best in Europe

According to a new report by Forrester Research, Inc. the technology sector will see a recovery in 2010 as businesses and governments in the US and around the world begin spending again on information technology. After declining 8.2 percent…
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Why do men care about horse power but not about code power?

Try to recall the last talk you had with some friends in the bar or colleagues over lunch? What was it about? In the case of a group of women I don't know it. If related to cars I guess you mentioned the nice but, the great look & feel,…