I'll try to further explain what I mean. Imagine you are the boss of a company. You have to deal with the tradeoff between the quality of the code and the speed of producing it. Let's assume to ...
In freelance software development, what kind of penalties should firms have when they miss deadlines? [closed]
I was talking with a co-developer. He has a client that wanted to make sure that he delivers on time. The client wants repercussions for missed deadlines. While I do not do freelance work, I ...
It was my freelancer job at oDesk. I have done several jobs earlier in given time, but is was the first time I missed the deadline. It was a very lengthy job and I tried my best but I still missed the ...
My question is quite simple. How to handle a situation where the team is applying agile methodology in software projects and there so many iterations and change in requirements, that the schedule is ...
I find that at times I get obsessed with finding the most elegant solution to a problem or task. I'll spend hours trawling the internet/texts for ideas and discussion on the right way to solve a ...
I work for a product development organization that is in online advertising. The assignments I receive are almost always on platforms or tools that I have never worked on before. At first it was ...
We are a small company that I am lead developer on, and we have been having on and off meetings with a potential stakeholder for a good opportunity. This stakeholder is helping us directly in getting ...
When you have a short deadline to being with, and you're nearing the end of development, would you rather rush through coding to dedicate more time to QAing or keep your pace and possible have VERY ...
Possible Duplicate: I cannot reach my deadline. What to do? My manager is a very deadline specific person. Even though I am a trainee, he insists on a deadline for every small assignment ...
I'm a tech lead for a small team. One of the major tasks on my plate is communicating with the client. One thing I find particularly difficult is dealing with deadlines because they are mandated by ...
Here's my predicament. One of several programs I've recently inherited is built with a horrible database on the backend. The esteemed creators of it apparently did not appreciate relational concepts. ...
In development, what is the best way to manage delays? For example, you're doing a task, new requirements come in/something which further steepens the learning curve of something that must be learnt ...
I'm a Java developer in charge of making a product which allows clients to "build their own site". I've spent a lot of time looking into Liferay, as I don't have any experience in building CMSs, and ...