Category: Agile Software Development

Motivating developers to increase ROI

Imagine developers being force fed a consistent sense of urgency and anxiety aimed to persuade them to work harder, longer hours and produce more, more, more. All this to benefit a profit fixated corporation which is obsessively refocusing itself to the bottom line. The consequence is a team of unsatisfied developers followed by high turnover and a related cost of rehiring, […]

The manager’s role in Agile software development

The roles of a software development manager are numerous and too complex to explain in one post. However, there are two key roles in the waterfall model that are very visible in the organization and are missing in Agile. Managers create technical solutions for projects and direct the work of the team. Contrarily, Agile software development teams […]