Managing Your Company Through The Coronavirus Pandemic
In my previous post, I outlined the four phases of the coronavirus pandemic — Phase One: Infection; Phase Two: Social Distancing; Phase Three: Management; and Phase Four: Eradication. We are about to enter Phase Three, which will last in the US from mid-May to at least March of 2021.
Developer Retention – Important Steps to Remember
In today’s competitive market for developers, it is difficult to recruit great developers. In my experience, it is easy to find ordinary developers but difficult to find the superstar or a diamond in the rough. If you do find them, they might have multiple job offers at the same time. So…time is of the essence when interviewing and extending an offer. The actual interview process that I use will be another article to be written in the future but for now, let’s say you were lucky enough to land the rock star candidate.
Planning Poker and Affinity Grouping in Software Development estimating. I have used both methods and find the Planning Poker (Fibonacci sequence) better. I feel it draws out more thought and conversation by all players in the process. Whatever method you select, the...