Software Project Stories
Behind-the-scenes stories about real software projects I’ve been on can teach you how different software companies can be – and what never changes.
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3 Embarrassing Stories From My Software Development Career
Have a little fun by hearing three stories of times I made embarrassing moves I’ll never forget in my software development career.
I Quit My Software Project To Get Healthy!
Have you ever had to quit a good software project…because you figured out you weren’t going to be successful in your role? I did – here’s the story.
Scrum Got 3 People Fired From A Software Project!
Blame-shifting and improper application of scrum got people fired on a software project I was on where the client was inexperienced with agile.
They Watched Us With Webcams And Rewrote Our Code!
One of the most frustrating software projects I’ve been on involved webcam spying and finding the people who hired us rewrote our code!
It’s Hard To Keep A New Team Doing Continuous Delivery
A story of how I tried to help a team use continuous delivery – only to see them stop following it after I left. It’s hard to hold teams accountable!
We Were Hired For A Hidden Agenda
Ever been on a software development project where one team is putting pressure on another because of a hidden agenda? I was, and things got interesting…
We Designed A Software Product That Never Got Built
One of the most frustrating software projects I’ve been on was when we designed a product that never got built!
Know When To STOP Learning And Just Write The Code!
Software development draws us in with endless opportunities, but are they right for every project? There’s a time to stop learning and write code!
I Got By On A Software Project With Help From My Friend
There’s no shame in getting help from a friend on a software project! In this episode I tell a story about how getting help was critical to my success.
A Tale Of Software Development Culture Change – Gone Wrong!
Let me tell you a story about one of the weirder software projects I’ve been on – and how trying to change the culture went wrong.