We are using TFS as a source control and issue tracking tool in our company. As a team leader, I use to register an Issue or Requirement, then break it down to some general tasks, then break them down ...
I've been recruited in a small team of seven developers about 4 months ago on a small scale Java project involving a basic game development, where each programmer has to do a certain part. For example ...
Our division is a small offshore development-only unit (not more than 25 members) but we develop many projects. Our main focus is development. Developers are grouped under Project Leaders, and they in ...
I am a Web application developer who also is responsible for project managing some projects, I sometimes have to manage remote developers, who work for me under a contract basis. I feel that sometimes ...
I have become the lead developer in a particular project, but I'm having difficulty focusing on the big picture and making sure all pieces of the project are covered. What should I keep in mind when ...
I work on a team that has been flat organizationally since it's creation several months ago. My manager is non-technical and this means that our whole team is responsible for decision-making. My ...
What to do when opensource project starts to tear apart? (or a manager tries to write code and then shouts at the team)
I'm working on an open source cross-platform client/server app. It is fairly complex and it's taken months for a group of developers to get it where it is now. At one point the team lead decided to ...
In their influential team leadership book, "Peopleware", DeMarco and Lister suggest that managers should provide "strategic but not tactical direction" for their IT teams. This is intriguing, but ...
In a project following agile programming model what is the main job of a team leader? What are the job differences between team leader and project manager?
What skills, knowledge and talents should a junior programmer aim to obtain in order to be qualified to become a team leader?