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12 Secrets to Application Development Nirvana

A New Model for Lean Culture

Adaptive Startup for the Mac

Agile Architecture

Agile Project Planning

An Agile Acid Test

Anatomy of a Web Site

Art as Apple Strategy

Benefits of the Scaled Agile Framework

Broken Field Running

CMMI Take 2

Cell Phones and Sheet Metal

Customer Communication

Developmental Levels

Effective Compliance

Fighting Organizational Friction

Getting Metrics Right

Introduction to Soft Dev Big Ideas

Lessons We (Should) Have Learned from the Web

Manage Different

Maximizing Returns on Software Development Investments

Model Mania

My Own Damn Apple Watch Review

My Position on the CMMI

Polarities in Software Development

Process QA

Process, Projects and Customers –– The Unholy Trinity

Proposal for an Alternative to Facebook

Purpose–Driven Documentation

Reflections on Postel’s Law

Schembechler, Bacon and Leadership

Service Overload

Software Defects

Software is Different

Successful Business Strategies (As Recently Demonstrated by Apple)

Take the Agile Train

Taming the E–mail Monster

Tech Titans Compete

Ten Reasons to Ditch Your Word Documents

The 4–D Lifecycle

The Apple Checklist

The Documentation Dilemma

The Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition

The Four Essential Attributes of any Organization

The Importance of the Team

The Inconvenient Truths of Software Development

The Power of Diverse Teams

The Primary Functions of Management

The Process Prescription Polarity

The Progress Polarity

The Requirements Problem

The Watery Ketchup Stops Here

Thinking Differently about Perfectionism

This Thinking Business

Thoughts on the Microsoft Surface

To COTS or Not That is the Question

Types of Web Sites

UX and IT

What does it mean to be World Class IT

Why Is Software Documentation So Hard