Product Management - Week 1 - What is it?

19th Mar, 2019

I've started an online Product Management class because, I dunno, I like learning new, non-coding things related to my job. I'll be posting all my notes here.

Bad communication can be a win-win scenario

21st Feb, 2019

In the aftermath of GE's price fixing scandal, we learned that GE executives had a culture of winking while they told subordinates not to break the law. Sometimes. Each salesperson had to interpret the word and the wink, and the occasional lack thereof, according to their own internal rules. Effective communication was, effectively, absent.

Witness The Most Productive Team in Cinema

11th Dec, 2018

There is one scene that gets referenced several times in Rapid Development by Steve McConnell as an example of a hugely productive team.

Just delete those failing tests

17th Jul, 2018

If you're responsible for a large, legacy code base, here's my hint to you: delete your failing tests.