The Traits of the Best Software Development Teams

August 24th, 2017 by

You’ve just gotten the go-ahead to move on a potentially lucrative new project. However, as a hiring manager, you’re in a challenging position. You’re tasked with assembling one of the best software development teams your company has ever seen. And they need to be productive right out of the gate! It’s an assignment that has you wondering: what makes one team successful and efficient, while another team struggles to get the job done?

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Two Ways to Improve Your Software Development Team’s Communication Plan

June 1st, 2017 by

We’ve all been there. You’re hyper-focused to the point where you lose all sense of time. In fact, you glance at the clock and you’re shocked to realize that six hours have elapsed. It only felt like an hour—two tops. You’ve been totally oblivious to the people and things around you too. While you were coding, your co-workers totally rearranged their cubicles and it would seem your phone rang a few times too…how did you fail to notice that? Well, it’s actually pretty simple: you were in “the zone.” Your co-workers could’ve re-routed a Mardi Gras parade through the office and you probably wouldn’t have noticed unless someone tripped on your power cord.

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