I'm glad I started reading book oriented to managers.Slack, by Tom DeMarco (author of Peopleware) starts with a simple fact: if you're busy in the normal...
0 replies - 6273 views - 09/23/13 by Giorgio Sironi in Articles
This Sunday, I read in one sit my review copy of Notes to a Software Team Leader by Roy Osherove. Despite not being a team leader myself, this book will be...
0 replies - 6963 views - 08/25/13 by Giorgio Sironi in Articles
Managing a technical team is probably one of the most difficult tasks on the planet. As a manager, you’re responsible to many masters: your...
1 replies - 3221 views - 07/08/13 by Micheal Shallop in Articles
I recently worked with a team that was struggling. One of the team
members, Tad, wasn’t playing by the rules the team had established. When
0 replies - 3310 views - 04/14/13 by Esther Derby in Articles
Let’s say we’ve “conquered agile”, and the prophecy came true: we have a self-organizing team.
How does leadership fit into this?
What does a...
0 replies - 2798 views - 02/02/13 by Gil Zilberfeld in Articles
I vividly remember my first promotion into management. I was looking for a promotion to be a senior engineer. I asked for a promotion. I got a promotion into...
0 replies - 1543 views - 12/24/12 by Johanna Rothman in Articles
2001 American energy and services company Enron collapsed into
bankruptcy. Apparently, its managers liked their...
2 replies - 5645 views - 11/13/12 by Jurgen Appelo in Articles
I've posted a few times about the posts by John Allspaw and this is
another instance where I admire what he wrote and think it's worth
quoting a few...
0 replies - 4343 views - 10/30/12 by Rodrigo De Castro in Articles
Leaders are chosenLeadership is neither assigned nor selected. People choose whom to follow and a leader thereby emerges.
“The led must not be compelled,...
1 replies - 2222 views - 01/03/11 by Michael Norton in News
Developers typically have one or more indispensable books that they have always kept close at hand when diving deep into the coding realm. But which ones are...
0 replies - 19117 views - 09/27/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
0 replies - 13707 views - 06/07/10 by Jonathan Giles in Book Reviews
Being a good TTL is not it easy … what are the things that TTL needs
to have ?
Below are my convictions about this:
1) Solid Technical.
5 replies - 13880 views - 05/06/10 by Mohammad Juma in News
Leadership is a term used by many, but sometimes understood by only a
few. Again and again I feel compelled to question ideas about
leadership that seem to...
1 replies - 2111 views - 05/04/10 by Jurgen Appelo in News
DZone and Pragmatic Bookshelf have partnered to bring you this
exclusive chapter from 'Agile Coaching' by Rachel Davies and Liz Sedley. This excerpt was...
6 replies - 5179 views - 11/11/09 by Lyndsey Clevesy in Articles