Real stories of how estimates destroy value in Software Development

A friend shared with me a few stories about how Estimates are destroying value in his organization. He was kind enough to allow me to share these stories anonymously. Enjoy the reading, I know I did! 🙂 The story of the customer that wanted software, but got the wrong estimates instead Once, one of our …

Adapting to a different country and culture – a story

This is the story of Jerome (names changed to protect the innocent), and his adventures while changing countries for work. Jerome always wanted to work in another country. He had bought into the whole globalization/Cultural experimentation ideas of the 90’s. The economy was growing quite strongly, there was a strong need for IT professionals and …