Software Management-Related Essays

Essays related to software management - leading a team, managing projects, managing employees, software engineering, etc.

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The End of IT Slavery

If you’re an employer in 2007 who wishes to attract and keep great developers, you’d better get one thing straight: give them exceptional treatment and conditions.

The Perfect Info-Tech Workplace

A subsequent article, with many lessons learned from the “End of IT Slavery”, which retrospectively seemed too cynical and demanding. In this article, I try to explain, based on the many resources I’ve read and my own experience, how an employer should structure their work-place to attract great programmers, keep them and allow them to flourish.