Best 4 Classic Software Development Books

Much of modern problems in software development have actually been solved and we keep forgetting this to our peril. Every...

14 Sep 2020 by Scott Middleton
Best 4 Classic Software Team Management Books

What is a Product Engineer?

Product engineer is a specialisation within the career of software engineering where the engineer has put focus and effort into...

11 Mar 2020 by Scott Middleton

Productivity and Product Development: An Initial Exploration

Managing a product development organisation made up of multiple teams tasked with delivering functioning software means that you need to...

19 Dec 2019 by Scott Middleton

Story Points: Only Useful for Comfort or to Obscure

I need to go on the public record about story points. The only place story points make sense is when...

12 Jun 2019 by Scott Middleton

Let’s Not Argue About Technical Debt

After close to 20 years building software products I’ve finally made peace with technical debt. I’ve arrived at a perspective...

5 Jun 2019 by Scott Middleton