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Getting your team out of the ditch in 8 not-so-easy steps

Getting your team out of the ditch in 8 not-so-easy steps So you just became a team lead, or maybe you’ve been a team lead for a few years now, but things never really clicked as to how to lead other people. Here’s the bare minimum to having a functional team. Get out of your […]

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The five egos of developer meetings

We humans want to believe that all we do is make the world around us better. If we get lots of us in a room, something great will happen, right? Not exactly. Our egos are powerful things, and, without proper precautions, it can lead to a complete waste of time. Here are five of the […]

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Nightmare before Christmas Code

A common thing seen in the enterprise world is the “implementation” of new technology using the same methods as old technology. It is often done by doing things “the old way” with the new tech. One example “santa tech” that has been recently abused is the term “REST”. Many people go in and rewrite SOAP […]