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…

It's Humans all the Way Down

We should all realize that making software is mostly a human endeavour. This is not necessarily obvious, especially to those of us with an engineering background. There's a tendency to…

Refactoring your Product Backlog

This article is about the importance of the Product Backlog and its maintenance. I have been with Premium Minds for almost 2 years. During this period I have been part…

One on One? You must do it.

Premium Minds grew from seven to sixty-five people in the last six years. In the beginning we all worked in the same room and had lunch together everyday. Heck, at…