Posts by Lucas Colucci

The pros and cons of using daily metrics

As you may have noticed, we took advantage of the new Elixir Radar channel development to run some project management experiments, so we could improve our methods and toolset. Some of those can be found in these blog posts: Forecasting software project’s completion date through Monte Carlo Simulation Lead Time Experiment: Calculating Lead Time of … »

Os prós e contras de usar métricas diárias

Como você pode ter percebido, nós aproveitamos o desenvolvimento do nosso novo canal, a Elixir Radar, para realizar alguns experimentos com o intuito de melhorar nossos métodos e ferramentas. Alguns destes experimentos podem ser encontrados nos seguintes blog posts: Forecasting software project’s completion date through Monte Carlo Simulation Lead Time Experiment: Calculating Lead Time of … »

Nós não somos necessariamente Ágeis… Mas com certeza somos ágeis!

Você pode ter ouvido essa expressão anteriormente e, se a ouviu, o título do post pode ter dado informação o suficiente para entender como a Plataformatec trabalha. No entanto, se nunca a ouviu antes ou se ainda se interessa por como nós trabalhamos, “senta que lá vem história” – Rá-Tim-Bum 1990. Agile, agile. Tomāto, tomăto? … »

We are not necessarily Agile… but we are certainly agile!

You might have heard this expression before and, if you did, the title of this blog post may be enough for you to understand how Plataformatec works. However, if you have never heard about that or are still interested on how we work and what we value in our projects, stick around and “fasten your … »

How to improve trust among team members

You may be facing lack of trust among your team members and you have not noticed it yet. Actually, it is very difficult to notice it, since trust is often something unconscious for us. In this post, I will highlight the importance of trust in a team and, then, list a few actions that you … »

Calculating Cost of Delay for software projects

Motivation One of the most common challenges that you will face in your career, or even in your life, is to choose one thing over another. It could be a decision between going out to eat at a sushi place and a pizzeria, or it could be between a 2-month-long software project that costs $1M … »