I work in a small web development company (3 programmers) for a while. During the last year the company had hard times (less projects) and a few co-workers were fired, including our Production ...
I'm currently having a newly started app company with a friend of mine. He's quite good at programming, and if I had to put him up against my own level, I'd say he would be right below it. Right now ...
Some background I work at a small startup: 4 devs, 1 designer, and 2 non-technical co-founders, one who provides funding, and the other who handles day-to-day management and sales. Our company ...
I am currently working on a project with a small dev team. The problem is that the lead programmer is "working remotely", and does virtually no work. We have missed every deadline, and at this rate we ...
I'm curious to how others deal with upgrade lists and feature suggestions for developments (ie popular community driven websites) At the moment, when a user makes a suggestions for an ...
How can be get sure that we're not implementing micromanagement in the field of software development?
As I got the feedback of developers about scrum methodology in this question, on whether it turns active developers into passive developers or not, I encountered the word micromanagement. However, ...
I work for a subsidiary of a large world wide company. This was not a subsidiary from the beginning, it was a company bought by the larger company. We seem to be heading toward a death march and I'm ...
I have been blessed with an amazing workplace and my colleagues are really understanding.. However this is my first programming "gig" and i know some people aren't so lucky, Especially those who run ...
You've launched a large project at work, something that's been in progress and taken up large chunks of your life for more than 6 months. The post-launch triage is over. Tech support isn't calling you ...
When you add a programmer to a project with a large code base, what is the best way to get them involved right away? Do you give them formal training in the code base or let them figure it out ...