Doug Hieber, Senior Software Architect May 13, 2016
Ordering bagels for the team on Fridays isn’t just about breakfast. The author of this blog post uses this example to illustrate that bagels are also a tool for building relationships with coworkers, a metaphor for things that bring people together.
Doug Hieber, Senior Software Architect January 28, 2016
“You Ain’t Gonna Need It” and is an old extreme programming (XP) term. If you’ve never heard of it before, the author of this blog post explains what it is and how this philosophy keeps Agile developers from over-engineering.
Unhealthy snacking, being glued to your desk all day, and even inadequate sleep can have long-term, negative effects on your workplace performance and your overall health. This blog post gives information about the risks of a sedentary lifestyle and poor eating habits, as well as tips from the author about how to avoid these risks.
Going to a business conference can make you feel like a rock star – from being whisked from airport to hotel, to having continuous courtesy and attention from the organizers, to being lavished with goodie bags and gifts. But the greatest benefit to attending a conference is the opportunity to cultivate relationships. The author of this blog post tells us all about it.
Doug Hieber, Senior Software Architect July 26, 2015
In Eric Ries’ book “The Lean Startup”, he describes a product development approach that drives innovation and success through continuous cycles of “Build – Measure – Learn”. How does it work? The author of this week’s blog post explains…
An after-hours get-together with coworkers can be great way to blow off steam after a tough week, but that’s not the only reason to plan such an occasion. In this post, the author offers tips for the planning and execution of events that not only provide a chance for socializing with your immediate colleagues, but create opportunities to get to know more of the great people in your organization with whom you may not interact every day.