Tech needs better leaders

Don’t fix the unfixable

You've landed that Scrum Master position. You've reread Coaching Agile Teams. You are ready to help this company take their software development to the next level. Sure, their Daily Burndown Chart...

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Let’s automate management

Disclaimer: In my career, I’ve worked with smart people that happened to be managers. Awesome people always bring great things to the team, no matter what they do. This is...

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Software development is story telling

Software developers have a difficult time discussing the details of their work with people outside the field. Their “functional" colleagues don’t want to understand anything “too technical” and there often...

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Team procrastination

Procrastination is the art of postponing work until it’s just too late to do it well. We start with good intentions and plan to get stuff done, only to end...

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Technology needs you!

Coding is hard and software development is even harder. There is an intimidating amount of stuff you need to know in order to be a programmer. Why even attempt to...

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Scrum is for managers

I’ve been pretty critical of Scrum in the last years and I’ve spotted a trend in the reactions I’ve been getting on my blog posts. Some people agree and chip in...

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Your leaders should code

The I in ICT does not stand for "computers". Hell, even the C doesn't. Yet when we talk about the IT department of a company, we envision a basement full...

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How to attract senior developers

There is a shortage of experienced developers and when it comes to job offers, most of us get our fair share on a weekly basis. Most job posts, however, are just...

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