A collection of 11 posts
Why some software factories don't fly? About organizational A2E
TL;DR Many engineering organizations postpone their most ambitious plans due to cost constraints for so long that they start to believe that it's only money that limits their capabilities. When they eventually get funds, they learn (in a painful…Read More
True refactoring VS erhm ... making love to the code?
TL;DR These days everyone knows that servers are supposed to be more like cattle than pets. But the same principle applies to the code - caressing it & endlessly tuning it according to completely subjective, quasi-aesthetic criteria is one…Read More
Developer Apprenticeship: the way to sustain an organic growth?
TL;DR - educating a specialist takes time, money & effort - w/o a guarantee of final payoff. Maybe it's the time to get back to traditional apprenticeship model to secure educator's position & make job market more sane?…Read More
Building foundations of Software Engineering Culture that doesn't suck
Let's start with the question: How does the organization you work for (outside of your team!) impact your everyday's work (as a software engineer)? I mean: what does the organization do to make you / help you become a better engineer?…Read More