Silos

What is wrong with combining roles? Business Analyst / Tester? Tester / Developer? Designer / Front-end developer? Project manager / Product manager? The rant I dislike siloing. Siloing is when …

Positive reinforcement

“That’s one of the reasons we have testers. A great tester gives programmers immediate feedback on what they did right and what they did wrong. Believe it or not, one …

Works on your machine? Why you….!!

Next time some developer is giving you attitude, try introducing him to Phyllis at http://www.buildsonmymachine.com And don’t forget Phyllis’s friends Gladys at http://www.wheresthebuild.com/ and Agnes at http://www.youbrokethebuild.com/ Fine work, ladies.

Open plan offices

As far as I can tell, here are the top 3 reasons for having open plan offices: 1. Cheap. 2. Increases team communication. 3. Makes employees work harder because they’re …