project management

Software Outsourcing: Dos & Don'ts
Estimated reading time: 12 minutes
Posted on March 31, 2013

Software Outsourcing: Dos and Don’ts

Somehow everyone thinks that modern product executives should live and work in Silicon Valley. That every successful start-up has an onsite team behind it from the early days. That software outsourcing or offshoring is evil and you won’t get a great product in the long run. Start-ups are too innovative. Blah-blah-blah… For a long time Read More

Our Project Management Stack
Estimated reading time: 6 minutes
Posted on October 19, 2012

Our Project Management Stack

We’ve already tried a bunch of project management/issue tracking systems: (Pivotal Tracker, RedMine, Basecamp, Podio). In one way or another, they always seemed lacking some features, confusing or just a pain in the rear :). If a tool was good enough for project managers, it turned out to be confusing for developers and vice versa. Read More

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes
Posted on February 23, 2012

Project Estimation Done Right

In this article I would like to drill down approaches to a project estimation process. The problem is relevant for both customers and service providers. Customers very often ask several suppliers to prepare proposals at the same time to then compare them and make a final decision. In reality the price factor usually plays a Read More

Micromanagement: Good or Evil?
Estimated reading time: 2 minutes
Posted on February 6, 2012

Micromanagement: Good or Evil

I think many of you have come across micromanagers who tend to exercise excessive control trying to check your every single step and be aware of every tiny detail. Such behavior is not always guided by bad intentions, sometimes people just do not understand how their attitude may affect employees’ productivity and sincerely believe their Read More