Posts tagged "business"

The Law of Diminishing Returns and its impact on projects

It is common for people to think that all project-related problems will be solved if you hire more people. Some even think that, if you are doing X per week, and you double the number of people in your team, you’ll deliver 2X per week. Before we explain in details why that is not true, … »

A Lei dos Rendimentos Decrescentes e seu impacto em projetos

Alguns gestores ainda pensam que todos os problemas relacionados a seus projetos podem ser solucionados se contratarem mais pessoas. Chega ao ponto de esperarem que, ao dobrar o número de integrantes de um time, sua performance dobre também. No entanto, isso não é verdade. Antes de explicarmos em detalhes o por que disso não funcionar, … »

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 … »

Plataforma Tec and José Valim in Barcelona

José Valim, Lead Developer at Plataforma Tecnologia and Rails Core Member, will be in Barcelona from 12nd to 19th June. Between trying some Tapas and Paellas, José Valim will be at Spain to open new business opportunities. So if you are running a company in Barcelona, Madrid or nearby, this is a great opportunity for a Training Session in Rails … »