Tag: Software Development

Getting Started with Twitter Spaces

I blogged recently about the dreaded tech debt. I blogged about how to identify it and describe it. We all know that tech debt sucks! But what do we do […]

No Mobile Strategy? Your Website Could Face a Google Demotion!
Posted on June 27, 2013
Image of a downward pointing arrow Psst, want to know a secret? The world isn't going mobile, it's already mobile. Check out just a few statistics. In India, mobile traffic has surpassed desktop traffic. Google reports that
When The Going Gets Tough, We Set Up a War Room
Posted on May 2, 2012
I have a nice corner office at Matrix Group, but I haven't seen it in a while. Why? Well, it's been a busy couple of months at the company and I'm spending most of my days in the War Room. We don't really have a War Room like the White House. At Matrix Group, any room [...]
Crowdsourced Software Development?
Posted on January 14, 2010
This afternoon, the MatrixMaxx team at Matrix Group held a Town Hall meeting with clients to get feedback on about a half dozen features slated to go into the 10.1 version (scheduled for release in early February).  We could have surveyed clients via e-mail or a Web survey; [...]
Post-Launch Tasks = Project Overhang
Posted on August 20, 2009
Man climbing rock overhang After each Web site launch, I ask the Project Manager in charge what's left to do. Why?  Because inevitably, there are items that didn't make the launch. I call this Project Overhang and it can be deadly to a firm's profitability and productivity. Project Overhang is [...]
Beer and Cream Cheese SCRUM
Posted on July 7, 2009
Beer + cream cheese = cheesecake Last Thursday, the MatrixMaxx team celebrated a successful SCRUM sprint with a beer and cream cheese party.  So what do beer and cream cheese have to do with software development, specifically SCRUM? Read on and find out. MatrixMaxx is
Is Cloud Computing In Your Future?
Posted on June 25, 2009
Cloud Computing Cloud computing is hot, hot, hot.  Early this year,  PC World predicted that cloud computing would shape up as a big trend in 2009.  We all know Amazon as a giant Internet retailer, but its newest business is cloud computing; you can now buy processing power [...]