Tag: agile

  • The best teams I’ve worked with

    The best teams I’ve worked with

    Reading Time: 6 minutes Discover the keys to building successful teams: autonomy, customer focus, accountability, psychological safety, and continuous improvement. Explore how empowered teams drive projects to success, require minimal management, and adapt often. Learn how effective leadership fosters a culture of transparency and continuous improvement, empowering teams to deliver exceptional results. Unlock the potential of your teams and gain a competitive edge in today’s dynamic business landscape.

  • How to miss a delivery date

    How to miss a delivery date

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Estimating a delivery date is hard. Missing it, on the other hand, is quite easy. When it happens try not to focus on pleasing stakeholders by committing to a new date that is very close to the original one.

  • Is software quality attainable in Agile contexts?

    Is software quality attainable in Agile contexts?

    Reading Time: 8 minutes What does quality software mean in Agile? Does it make sense to invest in upfront design and architecture to guarantee higher quality? In this post I try to dissect what Quality means in Agile.

  • The Main Thread – Issue #4

    Reading Time: 4 minutes The Main Thread – Issue #4 – A newsletter about software engineering by Alessandro Diaferia focusing on engineering practices and startup engineering.

  • The Main Thread – Issue #3

    Reading Time: 3 minutes The Main Thread – Issue #3 – A newsletter about software engineering by Alessandro Diaferia focusing on engineering practices and startup engineering.

  • The Main Thread – Issue #2

    Reading Time: 4 minutes The Main Thread – Issue #2 – A newsletter about software engineering by Alessandro Diaferia focusing on engineering practices and startup engineering.

  • The Main Thread – Issue #1

    Reading Time: 3 minutes The Main Thread – Issue #1 – A newsletter about software engineering by Alessandro Diaferia focusing on engineering practices and startup engineering.

  • The Mythical DevOps Engineer

    The Mythical DevOps Engineer

    Reading Time: 8 minutes I’m always a little suspicious of job specs looking for the so-called DevOps Engineer role. They often mention a vast variety of duties and responsibilities. Are they hiring for a single role or a whole team? Roles having DevOps in their title hardly share the same meaning. They often have something in common, though. They […]