project management

Slow Is Smooth and Smooth Is Fast

March 5, 2021 · 1 min read
The U.S. Navy SEALs have the saying “slow is smooth, and smooth is fast”. I love this quote, as it applies nicely to software projects! It is a reminder to not ignore the fundamentals.

Universities Don’t Teach Programming, But I Would Study Again. Here’s Why.

August 18, 2020 · 2 min read
It’s 2014 and I’m studying Computer Science at the University of Augsburg. I know this is what I want to do because I’ve already worked in IT for half a year, and I’ve been programming on the side for over a year.

Why you should contradict your client (and how to do it)

April 24, 2020 · 3 min read
Have you ever been frustrated because of your client? Most of us have. Whether the client wants a feature that doesn't make sense or demands an impossible deadline.

How to Avoid Big Design Up Front

April 10, 2020 · 6 min read
Use an iterative approach, hold your client's hand, and step by step, build up trust.