Dunking IT Developers in the river

My disclaimer this week is that I’m writing about an idea in my head. This is not something I’ve tried and have first-hand experience to report. But I’ve got feeling this idea will hold water if we can determine the logistics to make it happen. This I believe. Setting context. When I was a cooperative education student at Georgia Tech Read More …

Level the workload for development team leads

Incoming work. If you work in IT you know that some days it feels like work requests appear from every direction possible and then some. The IT group is a service organization at its core and there is a strong drive to satisfy all customer requests in a timely manner. For the development group within IT, incoming work results in Read More …

The truth about IT developers.

Part 1 of 3 – The Truth is …. I’ll share some truths about developers, managers, and processes in IT. I almost became an IT developer. I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Georgia Tech. The curriculum was heavily weighted towards programming to teach computer science concepts and initially I thought I would become a developer. Read More …