List/Grid Tag Archives: Project Management

software-development-2-logo

Fragmented projects and overcommitted people

In 2010 I wrote two articles on Burn-Out and exhaustion in software teams. Since then there were more and more articles of this kind printed in the major german press. Psychologists ...
software-development-2-logo

Bumping Into Manager Rules

You might have met a manager on a bad manager day. Equally as frustrating is when you work for a manager who has rules about problem solving. I once worked for a manager who proudly ...
software-development-2-logo

Nurturing Leadership

I had an email conversation with a colleague about when you let people fail versus when you rescue them—how you nurture leadership. The context is with people who are new to management, ...
agile-logo

Contracting in Agile – You try it

One of the key principles in Agile development is “Customer collaboration over contract negotiation” Unfortunately, ...
agile-logo

Client Reviews: From Waterfall to Agile

We are currently transforming a large organization with 200+ people to adopt new agile behaviors. The transformation started off with identifying 3 pilot projects to be the first adopters ...
agile-logo

Throughput Planning – Why Project Managers Should Like Lean and Agile

Project managers in IT have a tough job. I’ve been there myself, and I have also coached a large number of project managers (PM) throughout my travels consulting for a number ...
agile-logo

Looking For Leaders In All The Wrong Places

When I was a young developer, there was a re-org in the company. I found myself a team leader. That is the normal thing in software organizations (and I assume also in others) – ...
agile-logo

Hours, Velocity, Silo’d Teams, & Gantts

I’ve been having some email conversations with some project and program managers turned Scrum Masters. In general here’s how things have proceeded:Their organizations decided ...
agile-logo

Architects Need a Pragmatic Software Development Process

I have been a non-stop software architect since 2006. During my experience, I realized that it’s really hard to perform the role of architect in an organization that doesn’t have ...
software-development-2-logo

Why Do We Need Managers Anyway?

I’ve been scratching my head lately regarding management, and what is it good for. So I’m probably going to spend some time on the subject in this here blog. Long ...
Java Code Geeks and all content copyright © 2010-2014, Exelixis Media Ltd | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Contact
All trademarks and registered trademarks appearing on Java Code Geeks are the property of their respective owners.
Java is a trademark or registered trademark of Oracle Corporation in the United States and other countries.
Java Code Geeks is not connected to Oracle Corporation and is not sponsored by Oracle Corporation.
Do you want to know how to develop your skillset and become a ...
Java Rockstar?

Subscribe to our newsletter to start Rocking right now!

To get you started we give you two of our best selling eBooks for FREE!

Get ready to Rock!
You can download the complementary eBooks using the links below:
Close