Five Things I Learned About Lean UX and Development

Agile has really done a number on me. I can’t see software development the same way anymore. Deliver value early, often, in small batches. Optimize for the flow of feature delivery, not utilization of a person. Now I’ve had the chance to engage with a complimentary methodology: lean (or “lean startup”). After weeks of applying lean principles […]

Software Craftsmanship and Staying Current

I’ve encountered the following question a few times both in and outside of the office: “How do you keep up on the latest technology and practices?” This is a question that means different things coming from different people.  The first angle is mechanical: it’s basically asking for directions.  How does learning things in this arena […]