As a rule, it looks like most of us don’t think about how to build a development team. The team is just there. There are several developers, sometimes a tester and they form a team… only in name. However, are these people really a team? Real teamwork is really a fleeting matter. Unfortunately, organizations often fall into traps that don’t allow them to achieve teamwork within their dev teams. How to get out of the impasse? Read below.
How to Run an Effective Code Review? Practical Tips from a Developer… for Developers
Date: 10 Dec 2018
Some may ask: what is the point in doing code review if we have automated tests? Let me ask differently…what exactly do tests test? Is the app correct? Or whether the app has errors? My answer is: tests can only help us know if the app has errors. Tests alone, don’t care about the quality of the code.
5 Tips for System Architects – How to Collaborate with Your Team?
Date: 23 Nov 2018
I have already written about the art of communication with business here. However, the ability to communicate is one of the basic skills of the system architects. Actually, how else can you make a good system without prior, good understanding?
How to Be an Architect and Still Have a Time to Coding?
Date: 12 Nov 2018
System architect is a person who misses the code. Ha! Surprised? I don’t think so. If you are an architect like me, you probably feel this longing. Smaller or larger, but somewhere subcutaneously, admit it, you miss coding, don’t you?
How Badly Chosen Technology and the Lack of MVP Can Kill a Project
Date: 02 Aug 2018
It would seem that a good choice of technology is the basis of a good project. It would also seem to be a simple choice. Nothing could be more wrong. Read on to see how you can go wrong and suffer from unnecessary costs through a lack of a proper and accurate analysis of business assumptions and MVP.
Fixed Price or Time & Material? How to Settle with an IT Company
Date: 05 Jul 2018
IT companies are paid for developing. What the client is buying is the labor of developers. What’s the trick to picking the right team? This is a vital issue that should be considered by the client and company together at the bidding stage. In IT companies, two models of the settlement are used: fixed price or time & material. Read on to learn more about choosing a form of settlement.