Tag: business

Market Driven Programming

published: 2011-08-17

The latest turn in the computer science industry is a new development process called "Marketing Driven Programming."

It is designed to make it easier for people who don’t have programming experience, but who do work in the Marketing Department, to develop applications independently of a technology or programming staff.


How's the view up there?

published: 2006-06-26

Manager-types like to look at things from a "high level." Instead of worrying about the crucial details of a project, they prefer to be a bit further off, so they can see issues from multiple angles, and how those issues relate to each other.

I don’t have anything against this. But some managers can be very literal about how "high up" they are when looking at the problem.


Job listing red flag - "part-time position may become permanent"

published: 2006-03-30

I hate job listings that describe what the job might become in the future if the immediate project is successful. It seems inherently dishonest to tempt people to apply for a possible good future job as a package deal with a current lower-paying, short-term job.

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