The problem of arrogance

A little over two weeks ago, my father-in-law sent me an article entitled, Why Google doesn’t care about hiring top college graduates.  The article is excellent (as is the NYT article that it’s based on), but what particularly got my attention were the things that Google’s Laszlo Bock had to say about what he calls, [...]

Pitfalls of responsive development practices

None of the teams I have worked with to date has fully adhered to a formal Agile methodology, but most of them have taken a highly iterative and collaborative approach to the development process. Although “agile” is a good word to describe such an approach, it seems better to avoid its use here since formal [...]