One of the forums from the StackExchange family which I usually visit is the Workplace one. It deals with office / team behavior, ethics and professionalism. The questions are incredibly interesting — most of the time, I’m not entirely sure what I should do in situations like that — and the answers are amazingly well crafted and thought.
And there is a particular one which caught my attention lately: Manager requesting task which I believe is unnecessary. And I found it interesting because we hear that a lot in the software world: “why is my customer / manager / leader asking for that if it’s not really necessary / a priority / important?”
Well, there are several aspects to consider. Let’s go in this world of absurd requirements together.
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Aspects of software construction, deconstructed
Code Complete is like the reference manual of software development, regardless of the technology, industry or language you’re working in. And there are really good reasons for that. Let me tell you what I thought of this book.
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Posts being featured in MakingSense's blog
Noticia rápida: algunos de los posts de aquí pueden aparecer de tanto en tanto en el blog de MakingSense. Para quien no lo sepa, es la empresa en donde trabajo, y donde de hecho ya hay algunos posts míos y un webinar. Si están interesados en el negocio de IT desde un punto de vista no tan técnico como este blog, y más orientado a tendencias y management, les recomiendo totalmente que se pasen por allá.
Gracias y saludos.
Soy un zorrinito publicitario.
Quick notice: some of the posts from here may appear from time to time in MakingSense’s blog. For those that do not know, it is the company which I work for, and where I had already had a couple of posts and a webinar. If you’re interested in IT business from a point of view not so technical as this blog, and more oriented to tendencies and management, I totally suggest you give that blog a look.
Thanks and best wishes.
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