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Debian Size Claims – New Lecture Posted

In this week's lecture (https://cxlearn.com) I demonstrate how to use some of the size information we've discussed in other lectures by diving into the Wikipedia claims about the sizes of various versions of Debian.  The point of this week's lecture is to show how to apply critical thinking to size information presented by an authoritative [...]

By | June 30th, 2015|10x Software Development|0 Comments

Selecting an Iteration Approach – New Lecture Posted

Selecting an Iteration Approach - New Lecture Posted In this week's lecture (https://cxlearn.com) I explain how the lifecycle model can be used to show the incredibly large number of variations in approaches to software projects, especially including numerous variations in kinds of iteration. I identify approaches that work if you need predictability, if you need [...]

By | June 23rd, 2015|10x Software Development|0 Comments

The Lifecycle Model Applied to Common Methodologies – New Lecture Posted

The Lifecycle Model Applied to Common Methodologies - New Lecture Posted I've posted this week's lecture in my Understanding Software Projects series at https://cxlearn.com. Some of the past lectures that have been posted are still free. In this week's lecture I explain how methodologies like Scrum, Extreme Programming, Waterfall, and Code & Fix look from the [...]

By | June 17th, 2015|10x Software Development|0 Comments

Using Lines of Code as a Software Size Measure – New Lecture Posted

Using Lines of Code as a Software Size Measure - New Lecture Posted I've posted this week's lecture in my Understanding Software Projects series at https://cxlearn.com. Most of the lectures that have been posted are still free. Lectures posted so far include: 0.0 Understanding Sofware Projects - Intro 0.1 Introduction - My Background 0.2 Reading the [...]

By | June 2nd, 2015|10x Software Development|0 Comments

Team Sizes and Schedule Basics – New Lectures Posted

I've posted this week's lecture in my Understanding Software Projects series at https://cxlearn.com. Most of the lectures that have been posted are still free. Lectures posted so far include: 0.0 Understanding Sofware Projects - Intro 0.1 Introduction - My Background 0.2 Reading the News 1.0 The Software Lifecycle Model - Intro 1.1 Variations in Iteration 1.2 [...]

By | May 28th, 2015|10x Software Development|0 Comments

Variations in Iteration – New Lecture Posted

Variations in Iteration - New Lecture Posted I've posted this week's lecture in my Understanding Software Projects series at https://cxlearn.com. Most of the lectures that have been posted are still free. Lectures posted so far include: 0.0 Understanding Sofware Projects - Intro 0.1 Introduction - My Background 0.2 Reading the News 1.0 The Software Lifecycle Model [...]

By | May 19th, 2015|10x Software Development|0 Comments

New ”Understanding Software Projects” Lectures Posted

New ''Understanding Software Projects'' Lectures Posted Two new lectures have been posted in my Understanding Software Projects lecture series at http://cxlearn.com. All the lectures that have been posted are still free (though this won't last forever). Lectures posted so far include: 0.0 Understanding Sofware Projects - Intro      0.1 Introduction - My Background (new this [...]

By | May 13th, 2015|10x Software Development|0 Comments

Understanding Software Projects Lecture Series

Understanding Software Projects Lecture Series Check out my new lecture series, "Understanding Software Projects." In this lecture series, I explain The Four Factors Lifecycle Model and how understanding that model means understanding virtually every significant aspect of software project dynamics. Current lectures are always free. Check it out at https://cxlearn.com/catalog/22. Here's a longer description from the website: [...]

By | May 7th, 2015|10x Software Development|0 Comments

Thinking About Software Executives

Thinking About Software Executives It's hard to believe it's time to begin thinking about Construx's Executive Summit already. The Summit isn't until October (October 15-17), but there are a few long-lead-time activities. Right now I'm inviting speakers and rounding up discussion moderators. We're also finalizing hotel arrangements. Next, I'll define discussion topics, and then comes the [...]

By | March 26th, 2007|10x Software Development|0 Comments