Dec 29th, 2007 | Blog
I wish you happy, joyful and prosperous New Year! I sincerely wish and hope that in the New Year all your software projects will be in excellent shape, your customers will be very satisfied and you will feel as a happy, inspired and successful Software Creator the whole year!
2007 is the first year of this blog. And I still have to learn a lot to make the blog better and really useful for you. I want to highlight few articles that I believe were most interesting this year:
- Programmers are lazy capricious pseudo-intellectuals. Really? – why some management consultants could think that programmers are sloppy, disorganized and have hyper-inflated self-importance.
- How to Be Happy At Work. Short tutorial. – most jobs are not created to make us happy – what can we do ourselves to be happy at work?
- What is The Best Leadership Style for The Software Team? – review of four major leadership styles for software teams with pros and cons
- Do We Need Software Architects? 10 Reasons Why Not – 10 reasons why we don’t need non-programming decision-making software architects
- Evolutionary Software Architecture or Why Developers Are Not Janitors – what is effective architecture and overview of complex self-organized systems in this context
- Guide to Job Security for Software Developers: 15 Sure-Fire Methods – few strategies how to cope with job security – some are controversial
- Can Computers Beat Human Programmers? – 5 posts discuss if computers could replace human programmers
- Software Development is The Flow of Ideas. The Rest is Secondary – idea flow is one of the most important aspect of the software development
- The Mind of the Programmer. Anatomy and 3 Contradictions – uncovering contradictory biological mechanism behind human (and programmers) mind
- Software Requirements Are Elusive: 6 Reasons Why Customers Cannot Get Them Right – 6 psychological reasons why customers cannot predict what they will need from the software in the future
- Lost Personalities: How our company alters us – investigation how other people change our minds and make us behave differently
I write about everything what is interesting for me and can help to understand better people, systems and software development in overall. But certainly, it is not enough to make this blog interesting for you without your feedback. I want to take the opportunity to ask three questions:
- What did you like and find interesting in this blog?
- How can I make it better?
- What do you want to see here in the new year?
Thank you for your interest, patience and participation. Have great holidays and the rest of year!