Are you looking for an alternative to Jira? There are tons of project management tools on the market today, but most of them are not as feature-rich as Jira. This list will provide you with alternatives that can compete with and/or provide a better user experience than Jira.
Building a product in a startup and a mature company are going to take different paths in product building — startups build in a sense of urgency, while established companies take their time and put far greater emphasis on minimizing risks. That translates into strategy, politics, and team structure, but in the end, a product flies or flops at the hands of customers.
Development teams are like snowflakes, and there’s no one ‘right way’ to structure a team. It has been proven time and time again that small teams are more efficient, and not to fear — even if you’re operating with large teams, those can be broken down into subteams. Set small teams up in such a way that contributes a ‘whole’ set of skills to a project, and you’re on the right track to optimal efficiency.
You might think a profession based on logic and learning would be immune to folklore, but the developer community remains rife with myth — myths so pervasive they begin to manifest into reality.
The most important underlying skills for a developer are: the ability to solve problems, the ability to adapt to new technology, and the ability to work in teams as leaders and collaborators. Building on top of those foundations with specific skills is part of being a developer, and it’s about finding ways to incorporate them into your career.
Jixee is constantly improving to make life easier for developers. We were getting quite a few requests for a burndown chart feature, and to fulfill our customer’s needs we’ve added a user friendly burndown chart to our reporting repertoire. What’s a Burndown Chart? A burndown chart is a visual representation of tasks left vs. time, […]
We’ve all had bad bosses before, whether it was in software development or any other profession full of imperfect human beings. It takes a special kind of willful ignorance to brew the perfect project management and software development storm, so here are six types of people you want to avoid working for at all costs.
Is it just us, or do software developers get a bad rap for being a rather grumpy bunch? While we can all think of a particularly downtrodden colleague who fits within this angry programmer stereotype, one could argue that sour moods don’t come unprovoked. From clients to managers, family members and even one another, it […]
Lazy people find shortcuts and save time. Who’s to say that a lazy developer isn’t just an expert at time management?