The current mantra for software development hinges around “better, faster, cheaper.” To support these efforts, companies attempt to improve their development process. While helpful, improving the current process has two negative side effects: diminishing returns. The more improved a process becomes the less room for improvement exists. Eventually the process will be as good as […]
One of the smartest things I did as Interim VP of Engineering for Padcom was let Don talk himself into coming to play with us over the course of several hours overlooking the Puget Sound one weekend morning. Padcom was a small tech company with some unique internetworking technology in the process of building-out into […]
Will reorganizing every two weeks lead to stable software processes? What conditions would enable this to happen? When should we schedule the next change?