April 2012 Blog Posts

Are we talking from different parallel alternative universes? Often!

  We spend many hours in blogs, forums and twitter. How much we really understand each other, behind empathy, sympathy or  antipathy? The surprising hypothesis is that, yes, when we talk about computer programming and software development: we are often talking from different parallel alternative universes and we misunderstand each other because of the topic itself that is complex and slippery (what is called a wicked problem) and because we highly underestimate this complexity.   Really ? Let's start mentioning well known and documented misunderstandings. Martin Fowler about Model View Controller or MVC architectural pattern says "one of the most quoted and most misquoted patterns around". Jeffrey...

Discussing certifications a little deeper and without bias

Here below follow some common criticisms about certifications that are a little superficial and inaccurate. I'll try to show what I think are the mistakes in those sentences using arguments, facts and evidences. Don't misunderstand me, with this I'm not implying that the opposite sentences are true neither. The goal is to move the conversation a little deeper. Whatever is your opinion, belief, intuition and feeling about Agile Certifications, good arguments, facts and evidences can help everyone to discuss effectively and have a better understanding of the topic. All the certifications are broken Fact: Would you get on a bus where the...

Vuoi unirti alla nostra avventura/side-project/start-up ?

Vuoi unirti alla nostra avventura? Il progetto: nel tempo libero con un gruppo di amici particolarmente competenti & esperti stiamo lavorando a un side-project, una applicazione web con cui autori, hobbisti, aspiranti scrittori possano creare e micro-racconti in modo collaborativo e poi pubblicarli in un marketplace digitale. Il side-project è già avviato, abbiamo giá analizzato il modello di business, valutato il possibile mercato, individuato il bacino di utenza e trovati i primi gruppi utenti da contattare come...