Challenging Software Management

Seldom does an article pluck a thought lurking in the corners of our consciousness, place a spotlight on it, and then reveal it holds the key to unraveling deeply seated beliefs. Matthew Stewart’s The Management Myth is such an article, a rare piece that takes a practical look at management theory – the history, education, […]

How fast is Fast?

Meet Cindy, an experienced program manager overseeing a substantial software development effort with over 100 team members. Her program’s funding was allocated on a solid promise of innovation and efficiency. Delivery is scheduled 36 months from commencement and everything appears to be going fine. The usual story. At this point you might expect the usual story about […]

Android vs. iOS from a Developer’s Perspective – Part 5

App Store Deployment This is the fifth and final post of our five-part series on Android vs. iOS development from our microProduct Lead, Mark Oldytowski. Now we’re in the home stretch: your app is finished and tested, so it’s time to get it out in the store. Of course, before you get to see your […]

Come out and see us at AgileDC 2015!

They thought we were so awesome that they accepted four of us at Sphere to present at AgileDC this month. Come join us on October 26th, 2015 at the Kellogg Conference Hotel in Washington, D.C. Agile DC is the largest Agile community organized event in the Washington D.C. area. It brings together thought-leaders from both the government […]

Analytics Studio – Sphere of Influence – on Periscope and Meerkat

Graduate from Zombie to Master Don’t be like your friends who will leave college to become zombies. A zombie can wake up in the morning, drive to the office, go to work, drive home, watch TV, sleep, and repeat without a single truly conscious moment. Don’t graduate to that ‘life’, which is comfortably painless, but totally […]