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14 pages tagged with "people"

Working agile with non-agile teams

November 11, 2022

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Let’s assume you already know what the agile manifesto is. Let’s consider that you apply most of the “extreme programming” values, principles, and practices. How can you work with other teams that aren’t agile?

The Essential Drucker

October 29, 2022

A twenty-six selections on management in the organization, management and the individual, and management and society.

It covers the basic principles of management and its problems, challenges, and opportunities, giving managers, executives, and professionals the tools to perform the tasks that the economy and society of tomorrow will demand of them.

Different beliefs about software quality

October 08, 2022

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I recently got a great question on Twitter which got me thinking for a while and I decided to share my thoughts about it.

Dare to lead

September 30, 2022

Leadership is not about titles, status, and power over people. Leaders are people who hold themselves accountable for recognising the potential in people and ideas and developing that potential. This book is for everyone ready to choose courage over comfort, make a difference, and lead.

The beauty of leadership

September 25, 2022

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Leadership is not a synonym for management, it has nothing to do with titles or personal attributes. So, what is it? How can we become leaders? And most importantly, why?

Understanding people

August 22, 2022

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One of the most complicated challenges for everyone is avoiding misunderstandings and being aware that other people don’t think the same way as you do.

The power of authority and obedience

January 24, 2022

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Milgram was interested in researching how far people would go in obeying an instruction if it involved harming another person, and how easily people could be influenced into committing atrocities. For example, Germans in WWII.

Modern CTO

January 23, 2022

Leaders Eat Last

January 16, 2022

Leadership is Language

October 22, 2021

A radical playbook to empower your people and put your team on a path to continuous improvement.

In this book, the former submarine commander Captain L. David Marquet dives deep into one of the most investigated marine disasters, the sinking of the El Faro, and surfaces with new ideas on leadership and language.

Red Work vs Blue Work

October 21, 2021

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“Blue Work” and “Red Work” are concepts that David Marquet describes in his book Leadership is Language. Both require different mindsets and have different languages.

Responsibilities of a Tech Lead

July 01, 2021

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The Trident Career Model by Patrick Kua has three tracks. Each track represents where people spend most of their time or energy.

Conformity experiments

June 01, 2021

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To what extent do social forces alter people’s opinions? Which aspect of the group influence is most important — the size of the majority, or the unanimity of opinion?

Peopleware

May 28, 2021

Software development is about people: when, how and where they can best work together. Not about programming languages or tools. Not about fast computers, networks or internet access.

Soft skills are truly important in IT, more than people tend to think.