Read this if you had intrusive thoughts like: “dammit, this app is the same as I thought of a year ago!” or even “I’m fed up with my managers, time to do something of my own.”
Why are deadlines important for software development—even if we all hate them sincerely? I’ve spent 10 years figuring it out. Enjoy the results of my research!
Find out how a startup founder should profit from both entrepreneur self-doubt and confidence—especially when the product needs to be tested yet.
Use this easy rule of thumb to know when to close a startup instead of staying a “promising company” that won’t deliver anything in the next ten years.
The best way to try out a product management role is to launch your own product. All other skills and qualities will gradually come. Or not.
Discover the golden rule of software development time estimation that fits any team and is proven by years of expertise.
The pre-internet era was full of wonderful and very powerful systems that are well forgotten now, but we definitely can learn from them, try to understand why we had an enormous degradation in the 1990s and 2000s, and why we are enjoying hypertext systems renaissance now.
Measuring developer productivity by hours is an attempt to reduce uncertainty by squeezing it into a simple model. Yet in our industry, we must accept uncertainty, learn to thrive with it.
It’s tempting to download the first roadmap template you find. But you should avoid them, if you’re serious about building a sustainable self-sufficient business.