I’ll admit I’m a bit confused. Do we still believe that it’s meaningful to talk about the productivity of individual programmers? Assuming we had some agreement in our business as to how exactly one should measure the productivity of a programmer (we don’t), what good would it do us? Let’s say we discovered that he most productive programmer is […]
One of my fears when writing is that I will replicate, nay steal, what someone else has already said. – “Come on, everything has been said before”, was what I was told when I revealed my fear to a couple of speaking partners at the AYE conference a couple of years ago. Speaking of the […]
I just published an interview with product development expert/author/consultant Michael Kennedy. You should check it out! http://www.citerus.se/pnehm/kennedy
In his newsletter, David Schmaltz writes: “I’ve taken an article I previously published and reconfigured it into a format that seems to play into the shrinking attention spans and expanding information need. A Bed Time Story.” David is here to remind us to trust ourselves, not just pre-packaged methods. Here is one of his efforts […]
Den 11:e juni 2009 föddes mitt andra barn! Kärleken var enorm från första stund. Obskrivbart. Han älskar att äta och kan även tänka sig att sova, fast bara lite grann, ibland. Det första jag tänkte när han kom ut var: “Han är så lik sin storasyster”. Han luktar underbart och skriker jättehögt och jag älskar honom bortom ord.
The Mac universe is filled with cheap (or free) little pieces of wonderful software. Here are some that I would not want to work without: Quicksilver. Whenever someone asks me why I don’t just use Spotlight, I know that they still haven’t discovered Quicksilver’s ability to shuffle around files. Quicksilver is so seamless and useful […]
My talk at Öresund Agile yesterday went ok. I was slightly nervous before, as always. Once I started speaking, my 30 minutes flew by, though. Not clear on how relevant people thought my material was – we’ll see if some feedback drops in. My intention was to introduce a few useful concepts about learning to […]
Dilbert går på pulsmöte.
Don’t miss Staffan Nöteberg’s fresh book on the Pomodoro Technique. Beautifully illustrated by the author himself.
My colleague and friend Magnus Ljadas and I are currently working to get Jerry Weinberg’s legendary (yeah!) workshop Problem Solving Leadership to Sweden, starring Gerald M. Weinberg himself, Esther Derby, and Johanna Rothman. We’re aiming for January 2009. To gauge the interest on the market, we’ve put up a form where anyone who’s interested in […]