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Building the right development team

downloadBuilding the right team is really tough!

I know that’s not big news but I think most people don’t know HOW tough it is.

So far in my career I’ve been working in several types of companies/teams/environments/roles but in all of them the team factor was a pain in the neck for some reason.

I’m been trying to write this post many times to help myself avoid some common mistakes and try to get the most out of a team: so far I failed every single time because … Continue Reading

Why I hate best practices

Best practice pinned on noticeboardHave you ever worked with some fan of best practices? I’m sure you have. “Best practices” (from now on BP) are kind of a mantra for a lot of IT workers and when you come across one of these people, everything is about this or that document on line with a list of BP that you cannot afford not to follow to the letter if you want to have a chance to do a nice job.

If I’m writing this article it’s … Continue Reading