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It doesn’t matter if it’s remote or in-person, what you need remains the same. Someone who knows the score – someone who knows where the work is in the development stream, what is coming up and what is on deck.  The best people, use data to back the conversation – boards, reports, queries Someone to ask the tough questions – where are you at, are you stuck, do you need help, what’s taking extra time…

I think we are all feeling like this these days – taxed, weighted down – trying to do our best, not sure what to start on next because who knows what we are going to have to be working through next. If you’ve never had an Out of Memory exception, it occurs when your code has taken up all the memory on a server and there is nothing left to give back.  I haven’t had…

Here are some articles on Software Development Leadership this past year that resonated with people this past year.  I’m looking forward to writing more in 2022. What Successful Software Architects Do What Makes a Great Technical Lead 5 Metrics of Software Leadership Team Leads vs Software Managers The Software Manager Minimum

Think back to the last time you had a great meeting, one that truly blew your mind and left you feeling satisfied. Chances are it wasn’t in the last few months. Greater chances are that it was even longer than that. If you knew your meetings for the next week and the week after we’re going to be exactly the same, leave you feeling exactly the same way – would you still attend them? Or…

I often equate the night before a software release akin to Christmas Eve.  Everything is just so, all the plans are perfectly in place, the sign-offs are received,  the team is ready, on-calls are all set. Now all that’s left is to make it happen. Sometimes it goes off without a hitch, sometimes you forget to wrap something. But it always works out, and it’s one of my favourite days in any release.