I'm convinced that large teams are an inefficient means to build software (large meaning > 5 man task group). I have heard that Microsoft's philosophy is to break teams down into small groups of 5 ...
I am a software engineer at a medium sized company. We have a fairly robust testing platform running on TeamCity. It does unit tests on every checkin, and a daily unit test/BVT run. The problem is ...
I am not sure if there is an obvious answer to this, but this question has somewhat baffled me from the first time I started thinking about it. My university's IT department educates managers and IT ...
I'm leading a largish development team (~35 developers). We are doing primarily Web Development work on a number of sites. Historically the knowledge on the teams has been pretty siloed. If you ...
Leadership does not see value in standard process for machine configuration and new developer orientation
About 3 months ago our lead web developer and designer(same person) left the company, greener pastures was the reason for leaving. Good for them I say. My problem is that his department was completely ...
We are in a small company with around 10 developers. I am the team leader and responsible for the development process. Supervisors and salesmen are close to us since we are a small team, but have no ...
Here is my situation: I am switching to a new company in a new city as an engineer [code, test, performance etc]. I was not particularly successful in my previous role [at least not as per my ...
This might sound rather strange for someone who just graduated with an undergraduate degree in software engineering, but I'm extremely interested in the process and people side of software ...
I'm in what seems to me a very strange position. I'm "team lead" in role for a particular project, Sr. Software Engineer in job title. On my team I have 4 developers, one of whom serves a similar ...
We're a bunch(4-5) of 3nd year college students about to begin our 3 months summer vacation and we would like to get going on a project. We want to make a game with XNA, it doesn't have to be big or ...