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The building blocks of scale

A discussion of the fundamentals of flexible, extensible mobile teams.

What is this “product” you speak of?

We talk about “software products” and “product teams.” What does this even mean, “product?” It is not the definition I learned in school.

How to coach an employee who is performing well

Focus on these 3 areas for how to coach an employee who is performing well.

Ok. So, you can’t decide.

Even if you’ve checked your work, asked for all the help, and are moving gingerly, there will be decisions where you can’t decide. You’ve considered and reconsidered your pro/con lists, you’ve had endless debates with informed humans, but you remain mentally paralyzed.

Enterprise software projects killed the software developer

While architecture is often over-engineered, code itself is often under-engineered.