Category Archives: Development

My 7CTOs Profile

I am honored to have my profile featured on the 7CTOs site. The 7 CTO’s organization, which is based out of San Diego, has been active in the technology community for many years. It’s goals are (from their about page): To build forums around a curriculum that pursues & inspires innovative thinking Investing in the… Read More »

Toastmasters District 5 Blog Talk Radio Interview

Tune in to hear my interview on Toastmasters District 5 Blog Talk Radio with host Leticia Meireles, where I share 7 tips to improve your listening and becoming a better leader. Seven insanely successful key notes by leader Scott Koland In this half hour interview, I review these seven tips for improving your listening: 7… Read More »

Team Productivity Metrics and Agile

What is the most effective way to measure a software development team’s productivity? On an Agile software team, where we are ultimately delivering value in the form of functional software, how can this be accurately measured? This was the area of discussion the other night at the MN Scrum Experiences user group. It was quickly… Read More »

When should you use the MVVM Pattern

I have been analyzing and estimating some Silverlight 4 and WPF projects recently, and will periodically get asked the question of what size of application is appropriate for utilizing the Model View ViewModel (MVVM) pattern. This is a great question, as adding any pattern will add a layer of complexity to a software project. If… Read More »