The Off-Shoring Bubble Bursts

The announcements of the past two weeks don’t really surprise anyone who gets their fingers into the code of software projects. We’ve all seen companies re-state their earnings due in a large part to failed IT projects which were off-shored in whole or in part. We’ve watched as thousands of our co-workers were laid off …

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A Tale of Two Market Segments

The following is an excerpt from “The Minimum You Need to Know About Qt and PostgreSQL” which has now been renamed “The Minimum You Need to Know about Qt and Databases”. What is really the fundamental difference between the MAC market and the PC market? Apple has completely tossed out prior architecture on more than …

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SDLC Docs and Penis Enlargement

Over the past two years I have encountered companies which spent huge amounts of money purchasing SDLC templates and even larger amounts of money customizing those templates for their own location. Once they have their customized templates, they spend piles of money sending people suddenly titled “Business Analyst” to training on how to fill out …

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