Sometimes the greatest challenge of leadership is making your boss understand what you do all day

Everyone loves a maverick. The one who bends the rules, who gets the job done. Who leaves fireworks in his wake (it’s always a man) and doesn’t mind breaking a few chickens to make an omelette. The people who rescue the projects in a tailspin, who shout loud and carry a big stick. What happens … More Sometimes the greatest challenge of leadership is making your boss understand what you do all day

Naughtonomy

If you want a strong team of developers, give them autonomy. But what if they don’t want to take it? The ones in, or from, the big corporations who just won’t take the initiative? The ones who just want to be told what to do? I’ve said before that those are the waterfall people. The … More Naughtonomy

31st January – Developer’s Hangout : The Next Generation

EDIT : Had to correct the link. Sorry folks. 31st January – Developer’s Hangout : The Next Generation In this month’s hangout, following the last fascinating discussion about recruitment, I want to look further back, into schools and universities and see what people think about the way programming is taught, and how to get the … More 31st January – Developer’s Hangout : The Next Generation