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The Software Estimation Struggle

Software estimation research is … improving estimation techniques so that sophisticated organizations can achieve project results +-5% of estimate results… …the typical software organization is not struggling to improve its estimates from +-10% to +-5% accuracy. The typical software organization is struggling to avoid estimates that are incorrect by 100%Read More


Currently reading: Making It All Work: Winning at the Game of Work and the Business of Life by David Allen, author of Getting Things Done William Gibson’s The Peripheral, solid read so far, very Neuromancer How Google Works, about the inner workings of Google and some of the principles thatRead More

Some books I’ve read through or started reading in the last few months

Into The Wild Rework The Lean Startup Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object Oriented Software A Tour of the Calculus Job: A Comedy of Justice The Democracy Project Implementing Lean Software Development Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams, 3rd edition Cracking The Code Interview, 5th edition Where Men Win Glory DebtRead More

New books :D Design patterns and Lean Software

I bought some new books the other night after Java class. I’ve never actually read the gang of four design patterns book so I thought now’s a good time and to have in the shelf. I also found a nice book on Agile software development, Implementing Lean Software Development. It’sRead More