Tag Archives: Agile

When Competition Isn’t a Good Thing

By | January 6, 2020

Competition. Culturally we’ve all been told it’s a good thing. It drives down prices and makes life more affordable for consumers. The dirty little secret is it always drives down quality and safety. In many cases it makes both non-existent. This doesn’t matter so much when it is a T-shirt from Walmart that doesn’t survive… Read More »

2020 – The Year AGILE Bankrupts Amazon

By | January 1, 2020

You really would have to be living under a rock in a third world country to not have heard about the new lawsuit against Amazon (AMZN) and Ring. If you have just click the link and watch the ABC News report. Having this happen during an election year after all of the privacy issues Facebook,… Read More »

Qt 6 – Remove Console from JavaScript and QML

By | May 26, 2019

I originally sent this to the qt-interest mailing list but haven’t seen it bubble out to the world so re-posting here and, hopefully many other places. === This is becoming a growing issue in the industry. The Console object needs to be removed from Qt. The project I walked onto I had to spend a… Read More »

Did AGILE make the 737 Max fall from the sky?

By | March 17, 2019

AGILE. The new corporate buzz phrase for hacking on the fly. Keller MBAs in a room sounding like a yard full of chickens chanting “cut costs, cut costs, cut costs” have been falling all over themselves because when you remove engineering from “software engineering,” it’s cheaper. You can even use lower skilled, lower cost developers… Read More »

HUAWEI and the Phallus of Clouds

By | December 8, 2018

I have blogged for many years that cloud computing was a train wreck waiting for a plane crash to hit it so it could roll down the hill into a daycare center at lunch time. Too many worthless MBA diploma mills cranking out even more worthless management who can only chant buzz phrases like “quick… Read More »