A story about communication between dev and manager…

Today a short story about "A Man in a Ballon". Sad but often true. A Man in a Balloon A man in a hot air balloon realized he was lost. He reduced altitude and spotted a man below. He descended a bit more and shouted, "Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend … Continue reading A story about communication between dev and manager…

What should you know about a human side of code review?

Imagine yourself sitting in front of a compiler, tasked with fixing a small bug. But you know that as soon as you say "I'm finished," another developer - or worse, your boss - will be examining your work. How do you feel? Anxious or encouraged? As software engineers, we take pride in our work (as well … Continue reading What should you know about a human side of code review?

To meet or not to meet? Understanding the hard language of expectations…

Recently I wrote how to deal with requirements in the process of a software development. Requirements are often customers expectations but those aren't always the same. And not only your customers have expectations. In reality, every person included or interested in a software project has her/his own interests and expectations. And even as a simple developer you … Continue reading To meet or not to meet? Understanding the hard language of expectations…

Requirements or the trap of missing the point…

Have you ever worked on something for a long time, only to realize in the end that you've completely missed the point? Probably. this is how to ensure you know what's about to be built.

How to C.A.R.E about software projects?

We, software developers, tend to have some bias towards cutting edge technologies and, in a perfect world, we'd only use them. It's efficiency driven so that's great but sometimes we forget that the code we write is written first to benefit the human and only second for a computer to understand. And that's why we … Continue reading How to C.A.R.E about software projects?

How to SCRUM your life?

We all want to be rich, lean, fit, have a good job, a happy life and all that stuff we aren’t or don’t have. But then, quite often, we are safe in our comfort zones and don’t really want to change that because we fear we may not succeed. Or we decide to change and … Continue reading How to SCRUM your life?

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Rockstar with a cardboard on the screen

We, software engineers, tend to be protective of our work. We get anxious about showing our code. Unfortunately, the wall we build around "our" code is a perfect formula for a disaster. Luckily, doing the things that scare us more often makes them less scary.

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Software Engineer Image

Everyone needs a software right now. To be more efficient, faster etc. And here we come: software engineers doing our best to make people’s lives easier…