When did we lost it?
14 September, 2018
I just came from a refreshing holiday. It wasn't restful by any means. No, it was quite a job looking after my two-year-old son while… read more…
Recently interesting coincidence has happened. I lost two domains at the same time. What happened to each of them turned out to be… read more…
Times when many recruiters mistaken JavaScript for Java are long passed (except some rare awkward situations). Anyhow there is still very… read more…
I do enjoy good practices in coding. I love the direction that many environments take to organise code and make it maintainable. But very… read more…
First of all, you can get criticised. You may learn something from it, so you can improve. It's dangerous. Code shows your skills. They… read more…
Advertisements for a long time isn't simple topic anymore. It's not just putting one square on your page and hoping for some money to come… read more…
Do not be a stormcrow
02 January, 2015
You have ever been a herald of woe. Troubles follow you like crows , and ever the oftener the worse. J.R.R Tolkien - Two Towers Well. No… read more…
Have you ever asked your developers to do some project for you? You spent vast amount of time on describing your goals, making mockups… read more…
"laws were most numerous when the commonwealth was most corrupt" Tacitus Time tracking in projects is one of most hated elements of project… read more…
I don't mean Anonymous as organisation or movement, but anonymous as a state. After years spent in small teams I can appreciate value of… read more…
There are fairy many blogs about success. I enjoy reading them, but they don't teach me much new. In general they say about the same thing… read more…
Don't get me wrong. I appreciate much people who begin their adventure with coding and I always try to support them. Anyhow many people take… read more…
Tomorrow Never Dies
10 October, 2014
Do you remember number of articles and books about changes in your life that said: do it now, not tomorrow? Tomorrow indeed never dies… read more…
Power of not knowing
02 October, 2014
To continue my question from last article , I would like to show you simple scene: Risky way You can asses that you colleague speaks same… read more…
Probably I won’t find an answer to given question, as many cases may differ. Anyhow I hope this article will trigger proper discussion in… read more…
I have been working in IT for about 10 years and worked with plenty of great developers, architects and designers. Many of those people… read more…
Team Group Therapy
12 August, 2014
No matter what is demographic structure your team has, sooner or later you will find that it’s not only a set of great skills, but also… read more…
Many times recently I met a statement that people with startup experience come often with very limited set of skills. Compared to enterprise… read more…
Recently got on timeline nice short article saying that IT industry in the UK is booming. I think that is true. I can see that each day in… read more…
As a developer I have quite high self-esteem. I had a huge luck to work with great mentors and evangelists in the beginning and take part in… read more…
I started to code in primary school in early 90ties. At that times the only sources of code were boring books about Turbo Pascal or C++. Bit… read more…
All my life I was focused on helping others to achieve their goals with my skills, knowledge and experience. That focus anyhow never made me… read more…
In response to one of my previous articles about prices in IT outsourcing I have been attacked that I lower employers expectations. It… read more…
SaaS industry more than any other creates contrasts. It's mostly because it combines very strict technology world with funky spirit and… read more…
Let's take a look on estimation with a bit of humour. All of us know image below. It is often chosen by Project Managers to determine team… read more…
How to deal with limited company IT contractors when you are a start-up? As setting up business in the UK is far easier than in eastern… read more…
Last time I described raw cost of one Polish rambo-developer hired full time on remote basis ( read it ). This time I would like to explain… read more…
Disclaimer: Many agencies are hiding values to hide their margins and gain a lot on somebody’s else work. Often quality doesn’t go with the… read more…
(In this article I would like to explain cultural differences, that may be difficult to handle while working with Poles. To give proper… read more…
Recently in discussion with colleagues we exchanged opinion about software that automate development. We mentioned using unit testing in TDD… read more…
Films have been made, articles & books written about the role of a lead technician. We all might think that everything is now clear and… read more…

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