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Christopher Gannon's thoughts and discussions on software development, product management, process improvement, and organizational change.
Category Archives: Software Development
When presenting work in progress to a group or team, setting the tone and trimming the attendees can mean the difference between success and frustration.
New features or products are exiting, and can get a disporpotionate amount of attention. Developers are often more engaged when tackling new concepts and code, while the account managers and sales teams are anxious to present the added value to … Continue reading
In many organizations, developers tend to be insular, with little external communication outside their team. Part of this is simply the nature of the job, but a much of this stems from belief in developer stereotypes. I have seen organizations … Continue reading
The CloudCooker system is a side project I’ve been working on to connect Arduino-based PID controllers to the Azure cloud. More information can be found at the Code Project site and a YouTube video I recently published. I hope you … Continue reading
Managers frequently attempt to develop solutions and processes that can benefit groups outside of their domain. Wide-reaching organizational change is a great goal, but it can lead to a “scope panic” where nothing is accomplished.