“Becoming A Technical Leader: An Organic Problem-solving Approach” by Gerald M. Weinberg This is another book published over 20 years ago. There are still some useful information. Here are a few highlights: “Leadership is the process of creating an environment in which people become empowered.” “Instead of leading people, as in the threat/reward model, organic […]Read more "Book: Becoming A Technical Leader"
Claudio Fernández-Aráoz, senior adviser at Egon Zehnder, and author of the new book, It’s Not the How or the What but the Who, explains how to gauge potential when evaluating job candidates. In this video, he explains that the hallmarks of potential are motivation, curiosity, insight, engagement, and determination. Here is the link to the […]Read more "Talk: Hiring for potential, Not Just Experience"
“Dynamics of Software Development” by Jim McCarthy Although this book published almost 20 years ago, it has some timeless rules that are still applicable today. Here are a few lines from the book: “If the leader can then resonate with the team’s complex emotional state–identify with it, articulate it, and give the whole constellation of […]Read more "Book: “Dynamics of Software Development”"
“Notes to a Software Team Leader” by Roy Osherove is a refreshing read. I like his way of explaining concepts, making them easy to understand. His perspective that “a team leader grows the people in their team” is inspirational. Here are a few lines from the book: “To get out of survival mode, you have […]Read more "Book: “Notes to a Software Team Leader”"
It’s great to see that Corel released latest update to support new cameras. However, the new version would not import Canon 5D mark II RAW files correctly. After an import, the images would look blank when it supposed to have image content. Here is a screen capture of what I see: […]Read more "AfterShot Pro 220.127.116.11"
Here is a podcast that might help managers and senior individuals managing multiple projects to better managing resources and planning projects. The Project Management Podcast:Episode 231: Agile, Coffee, Tea and Trains http://www.project-management-podcast.com/index.php/podcast-episodes/episode-details/481-episode-231-agile-coffee-tea-and-trainsRead more "Scale agile to the enterprise with distributed teams"
I find the official documentation on remote logging wasn’t complete. Here are my notes based on various web sites I visited (here, here, and here). Hope this helps! App.gwt.xml You should add the inherits statement below. You should be able to adjust the log level to any of the following: ALL, FINEST, FINER, FINE, CONFIG, INFO, […]Read more "HowTo: Setup GWT remote logging"