The Illustrated Primer

Tag: Engineering

Designed for Humans

After participating in and leading many painful software design meetings, I have come to the realization that the best way to sell the top design idea is to first share some of the alternative and inferior ones.

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Political Science 101

Not satisfied with this explanation, I proceeded to enumerate various doomsday accident scenarios. The principal’s otherwise cheerful demeanor suddenly darkened and after a quick and nervous glance at her watch she said that it was unfortunate that our meeting had to end so abruptly, but that she had to run to an important conference.

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The Überteam

A high performance team’s esprit de corps is derived from a strong sense of individual belonging, common culture and shared vision.

Building and managing strong development teams goes beyond simply managing developers to quarterly objectives and delivering functional products.

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The Illustrated Primer