Strategies for Overcoming Common Software Development Challenges - A management perspective

DrupalCon Europe 2023 - Lille, France

Strategies for Overcoming Common Software Development Challenges - A management perspective
In today’s fast-paced technology environment, software development teams face numerous challenges that can hinder their ability to deliver high-quality products on time. These challenges often stem from a lack of effective communication and collaboration between development teams and their management counterparts. In this session, we will explore the most common challenges that development teams face from a management and delivery perspective, as well as practical strategies for overcoming them. [Read More]

Managing Complexity: Best Practices for Software Development Project Managers

DrupalCamp Spain 2023 - Sevilla, Spain

Software development projects are inherently complex, requiring management skills to balance competing priorities such as deadlines, quality, and stakeholder expectations. To be successful, managers must be able to navigate these challenges while keeping their teams motivated and focused on project goals. In this session, we explore and discuss strategies for managing the top challenges that managers face in software development projects. Video: Slides: Managing Project Scope What is included in the project. [Read More]

Self-Management in Remote Environments

DrupalCon Europe 2020 - Barcelona, Spain

Self-Management in Remote Environments
Summary and main ideas of the DrupalCon 2020 session. Video: Slides: Why Self-Management in Remote Environments Flexible Working is Becoming the New Normal It is Increasing everywhere: Between 2005 to 2017, there was a 159% increase in remote work (US). It attracts and Retains Talent: It is one of the most effective and non-monetary ways to retain employees. It is Good for Business: Productivity can increase in a company because of greater flexibility. [Read More]

How to Change the World (personal notes) - Jurgen Appelo

How to change which current management is still doing and you don’t like it.

The world is in need of change. Nowadays, so many organizations dispirit the people who are doing the work and frustrate people whom the work is being done, empty for real meaning. Our organizations are failing! When you want to deal with a dysfunctional organization you can: Take it (ignore it and stop complaining). Leave it (quit your job). Change it (learn about change management). Organizations are made by people who interact with each other across all levels in the corporate hierarchy. [Read More]