Tag Archives: Managing

Managing the Unmanageable

“When it comes to getting things done, we need fewer architects and more bricklayers”. In managing the unmanageable, Mantle and Lichty, explain how to run a software development team from hiring and firing to project inception and delivery. Interesting read for every project manager.

The book covers eight topics:

  1. Software Development is difficult
  2. Understanding Software Developers
  3. Finding and Hiring Great Programmers
  4. Getting New Programmers Started Off Right
  5. Effective Programming Manager
  6. Motivating Programmers
  7. Creating a Successful Programming Culture
  8. Successful Software Delivery