Effective Technical Leadership

Some notes from the Effective Technical Leadership talk given by David Byttow. Attributes of an effective technical lead Knowledge: “A strong tech lead’s knowledge is broad and deep…A tech lead should be a master of several technologies.” Speed: “be ultra-responsive and capable of making instant decisions, always kicking the ball

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Agile and user expectations

FiFrom this article on IT World, “Why your users hate agile (and what you can do about it)”, come some answers and strategies for dealing with user/customer/client expectations: 7 tips for making Agile more palatable to users Find ways to give users some sense of predictability Earn trust incrementally Explain

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