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Software Development

5 Things I Do to Stay Relevant

I have noticed that some Finnish IT professionals are complaining that being just a good employee isn’t good enough anymore. These people argue that they cannot get a job because: Their work experience isn’t worth anything because they have no

The Cost of Context Switching

I have always thought that I am good at multitasking. That is why I believed that I don’t have to pay the price associated with context switching (or task switching). This week I realized that have been wrong. I am not very good at

The Way of the Pro

Enterprise developers are serious professionals. They don’t waste their time for creating silly things. They leave this to the hipster developers. Enterprise developers write software which keeps our society running. They are the backbone of the

Two Reasons Why Estimates Aren’t Worth It

When potential customers contact us, the odds are that they want to know two things: How much does it cost to implement the application? How long it will take to implement the application? The honest answer to both of these questions is: We have no

How to Start a Software Project as Fast as Possible

We started a new project last week, and I started to wonder what are the most important things to do if we want to get a project started as fast as possible (without messing it up). I figured out three things which have helped me to concentrate on