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Be the Worst

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Another Todd McFarlane video for you. It’s a great discussion on being an artist (and hey I think being a Software Developer is like being an Artist). In the video, McFarlane makes a point to those starting out try to not emulate the BEST but rather emulate the WORST and it’s for one simple reason. If you can look at the WORST, find a way to do it better then them, then you are...

Software Sales Demo are a Thing

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When working with a new platform or trying to demo something to a customer there are two elements that will make your software demo sing; Customizing it to their industry, their business, their needs.Showing them data of what can happen over a period of time. And yet, we never want to do this work. A few weeks ago, I was working on a customer demo and wanted to populate the system with some data...

We STILL don't want to write it down.

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After all this time. After all these methodologies. After all these books. After all these meetings. We still don’t want to do the simplest of tasks to convey and idea from one person to the other. We still don’t want to write it down. I’m not sure if it’s because we’re rushed, we don’t want to, the methodology told us we didn’t have to or it’s...

Badges for All

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I asked a question on a forum last week and the next day I had received a badge for asking the question. Not helping with the question. Not answering the question. Not solving the question. But I got a badge because I asked the question. This wasn’t a revolutionary question either – more of a – how do you do this because what I’m reading doesn’t work. Anyone can ask...

Now What do I do?

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If you don’t know, then you haven’t been paying attention. It’s that simple. If you have to ask, then you’ve been ignoring what’s happening with the rest of the team and have only been focused on your own work. At the end of the day, it’s what the team delivers that matters, not what the individual does. Whether it’s agile, scrum, waterfall, nimble...

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