August 2, 2011

The solution to premature commitment bias starts with a K

As you may have noticed, I have recently found myself consumed by the problems facing technology entrepreneurship today.  In particular, it’s the amount of sheer waste […]
May 15, 2011

A followup on rapid prototyping

In an earlier post, I offered some thoughts on rapid prototyping. I mentioned my preference for the “high-fidelity prototype”, which leaves very little room to the […]
December 21, 2010

Some thoughts on rapid prototyping

So I have made my feelings regarding functional specs pretty clear already. It’s clear to me, and a lot of other folks, that prototyping can be […]
December 2, 2010

Kanban and Agile Software Development — Part 3

Where we left off In the introductory Kanban post, I provided some background on Kanban and in Part 2, I went on to discuss several ways […]
November 22, 2010

Kanban and Agile Software Development — Part 2

Where we left off In the introductory Kanban post, I provided some background on Kanban in order to give you some context for how Kanban might […]
November 16, 2010

Kanban and Agile Software Development — Part 1

I’ve never made it a secret that I am a fan of agile management practices, both inside and outside of software development.  Historically, however, two things […]
October 15, 2010

Throw out your product specs…

I don’t like requirements documents. There, I said it.  I’ve been thinking about this latently for a number of months now, but all of this thinking […]
October 14, 2010

Magma rails is happening right now :)

I am thrilled to see the agenda for Magma Rails coming together.   I have a real sense of pride in the fact that I helped […]
September 22, 2010

How to successfully integrate into a new company

New team-members are not created equal I’ve had the opportunity to evaluate and hire around thirty very talented people in the last few months, and it […]