Peopleware by Tom DeMarco The Pragmatic Programmer by Andy Hunt The Mythical Man Month by Frederick P. Brooks Jr. The Design of Everyday Things by . Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams is a book on the social side of It was written by software consultants Tom DeMarco and Tim Lister, from their. Peopleware is a term used to refer to one of the three core aspects of computer technology, the Page-Jones in , was popularized in the book Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams by Tom DeMarco and Timothy Lister .

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Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams, 3rd Edition

Getting new people in the team and retaining them is Part III topic. This book was one of the most influential books I’ve ever read. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Mar 31, Vladislav Gomzyakov rated it it was amazing Shelves: Allow and encourage heterogeneity.

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This key insight is being overshadowed more and more by the vile trend wherein programmers refer to themselves as “hackers”, geniuses turned programmers who solve everything.

You may agree or disagree with some of the thoughts that the authors presented from their own wealth of trials and success or failure, and you might feel that they are a bit more liberal and advanced than most of people in the industry would see till today, but in all cases you will stay inspired by something new.

Has a very modern philosophy on teams. How magical is that!

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Indeed if you consider that the some parts of US military is extremely effective at creating leaders and innovators in addition to creating mega-bureaucracies and contradicting the innovationthen you can see how much management is a commonality that the military codified and mastered. The fundamental response to change is not logical, but emotional. Developers enjoy producing a high quality product, getting them to produce a lower quality product will be demotivating and reduce productivity.


Oct 16, Geert rated it really liked it. Each of the 39 chapters are short, direct and focused on one particular aspect. The Kindle version is searchable. Alas, it’s the only one that I’ve read. People need space, 9. English Choose a language for shopping. First, Break All the Rules: Interruption is expensive for mind Peopleware is something of a classic in the world of Development management and it makes sense why.

Saving Money on Space. Remote work has become more common, and agile sprint deadlines gives teams the feedback and closure they need to know their efforts are making a difference. Covers many principles we know to be true on some deep level, yet are often forgotten or ignored. Gets to the point.

Hiring should involve not only technical aspects but also sociological, and diversity plays a key role there.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. The best part about this book is that most of the ideas were backed up with actual data, something yo This was a surprisingly fun read as I saw the confirmation and application of the ideas presented in my day-to-day working experience.

Risk aversion kills creativity and ultimately your bussiness. Jan 21, TarasProkopyuk rated it liked it Shelves: Holgar Dansk But Why Me? Get to Know Us. This book also ties together topics that other books do not.


Mar 22, Ben Haley rated it really liked it. And the most incredible fact of this book is that he has more than forty years since his first publication and keeps unknown for a great part of our managers. And it doesn’t matter whether you pepoleware or being managed. Github porfolios are commonly used. Thank you for your feedback.

Get instant blog updates by email. And they use clique when it represents a threat. I now have a better feel for just why I hate my cubicle so much, and how it’s not just impacting my work today, but my entire career, by dampening my creativity.

Fear of cliques is a sign of managerial insecurity. Break the cycle, rise above the useless status quo of bureaucratic conformity and listen to your people’s environmental needs and concerns. Merkle launches bidding platform tailored for Amazon sponsored brand ads.

They chose to write a management book about a different subject than most management books, that is, about the people instead of methodologies and techniques.

Good wine has to age. I will not go into how the ideology of the ruling class has also tarnished this book. Lister Limited preview – Companies that downsize are frankly admitting that their upper management has blown it. Customers who bought this item also bought. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. If work environment is not conducive to letting people work in flow states, employees can potentially waste tons of time by being excessively interrupted and then spending effort on re-entering the state of flow.