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Rock stars of software business

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. – Antoine de Saint Exupéry Another way to improve software management process is simply to create great teams. As previously mentioned, great teams […]

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Mistake of focusing on mitigating wrong risks

Waterfall practitioners often think that big design up front reduces risks of failed implementations and in ideal world ideal designs would be approved by ideal users. This however is not the case as business stakeholders have little time, understanding (and sometimes interest) in high level or detailed technical designs. Some organisations address the problem by […]

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Mistake of focusing on managing perceptions

Many managers fall into mistake of focusing on managing perceptions. Complicated software delivery process leaves a lot of time to produce awful lot of documentation. As a result a simple change can “yield” several different drafts that can be distributed to many people in the organisation. This is creating perception of more attention and better […]

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