In the world of software development, and since the last couple of years also in other management practices, the Agile methodology has been taking ground. More and more companies and departments see the benefit of Agile and scrum, but what is exactly the major strength of this method and where should you start?
What’s your opinion on encouraging programmers in a company to involve in Software Community sites and Discussion forums? (a) Good for knowledge sharing and self improvement OR (b) Waste of time and that leads to less productivity I believe that it will make the programmer dynamic for technical knowledge sharing and self improvement. This opinion is from a developer perspective. … Continue reading
Offshore initiatives offer many benefits, particularly on the financial side, and also come with several risks. As with any major initiative, developing a plan to mitigate the risks is essential. A source of risk that is seldom considered, however, is the disruption to social connections that occurs when an operation is moved offshore or even when a new initiative is … Continue reading
YouTube- the most exciting online video phenomenon is spreading its wings as the second largest search engine after Google. You tube already has 1.73 billion viewers and 45 tera bytes of video. It has a billion numbers of viewers that contain a huge pool of potential customers. It is the strongest channel to talk and convey the message about your … Continue reading
After it came to my attention that a lot of people use Twitter primarily to tweet about, let’s be honest, relatively unimportant and even boring daily activities, I started to ask myself what people found to be worthy of sharing with their followers. Do you tweet when you have breakfast? When you go to work? When you go to the … Continue reading
In recent months we have been reading a lot about social network sites like facebook, XING and other portals making profitable use of the user data they are storing. Politics usually react by designing legal structures which are not going to help the development of the internet. Where borders seam to evaporate, national laws are reduced to barking dogs. With … Continue reading
Last year September Google released their newest innovation on the web: Google Wave. After a lot of media exposure they sent out the First 100.000 invites for their newest product. The two brothers Rasmussen, who also invented Google Maps, describes Google Wave as: “How would e-mail look like if it was invented nowadays?”. The answer of this question is an … Continue reading
2009 has been quite the eventful year: There were plane crashes in Holland and on the Hudson River, Michal Jackson died, everybody was freaked out by Swine Flu, Lance Armstrong returned to the Tour de France, there was a climate summit in Copenhagen, America got its first Black President that gave new meaning to the sentence “YES we can!”, there … Continue reading