Why we need skeptics

Recently, I gave a talk with this same title at the Culture@Org Lisbon Meetup, a group of people concerned about their companies’ cultures. This post is a summary of…

Reality And Expectations: A Data Analysis Example

There is a very common feeling among Software Engineers: the feeling of being able to create a tool that can actually cause some impact in our lives, in our society,…

Organizing a Large Product Backlog

Trying to organize a large product backlog is a tough thing to do. As times goes by, and the product grows, what was once a simple list of prioritized items…

The Bug Day

I’m part of a team that uses Kanban to maintain and evolve a piece of software more than 15 years old. When we inherited the software, it came with…

I confirmed I’m an entrepreneur (by working for someone else)

For the first time in more than 12 years I’ve accepted a job… and the funny thing is that it just confirmed that I am an entrepreneur. I was…