Författare: Jonas Linde

  • Just do it and do it quickly

    Need a simple framework for getting things done that make sure that you keep progressing? I was reading ”Getting Real” by 37signal when I saw the following simple framework, by Derek Sivers, president and programmer, CD Baby and HostBaby, for getting things done in a web development environment. Decide if it’s worth doing, and if […]

  • How to enable your self for success

    Need some tips for how to prepare your self for success? Awardinternetsolutions.com has created a list of 10 Secret Tips for Success. I’d suggest you have a look at them. It includes tips like becoming a learner, making judgements and stand by them. All worth considering!

  • Day 2: Write a list post

    It is the second day of 31 in the ”31 days to build a better blog” series and today’s task is to write a list post ”with some kind of list in it”. Daily Reflections What have I learnt? Just as after the first day, I thought that I should write down some reflections on […]

  • A simple method for estimating and evaluating risk

    A simple way to calculate, evaluate and manage an identified risk is to look at two specific properties and that is its probability and impact. Calculating the risk Let’s have a look at the steps in calculating the risk! Step 1 – Risk identification The first step is to identify all risks. Simply collect all […]

  • 18 guidelines to make ethical, environmental and generally good business decisions

    At the beginning of the new millennium the Dalai Lama stated 18 rules for living. These rules can be worth considering on a personal and private level, but I also think that they can be useful in a business context in order to make ethical, environmental and generally good business decisions. As a result, I’ve taken […]

  • The single responsibility principle

    ”A class should have one, and only one, reason to change.” – Robert C Martin If I had to choose one design principle that has been most useful to practice over time it surely is the single responsibility principle (SRP). What is this principle about? The idea is that a module (or class) should only […]

  • Project vs Line organization and their responsibilities

    Have you ever wondered why you got both a line organization and a project organization, a.k.a. matrix organization? What is the responsibility of each organization? Project vs Line in a Matrix Organization The line organization is often divided into a set of functional silos. This is obvious on a high level where we got finance, […]

  • I wish I heard no but

    Have you ever heard something similar to the following sentences? ”Your product is fantastic, but it is not what we are looking for.” ”You are doing a great job, but I wish you could do this as well.” How great does that make you feel? Do you really have a fantastic product? Are you really […]

  • Not making an ass of both you and me

    I’ve been told that when you assume things, you make an Ass of U and Me. Instead you should communicate, which means that you should talk, ask and discuss with the people you interact with. So do not make any assumptions, instead get as much fact as you possibly can. Make you decisions as late […]

  • How to handle your personal brand online

    As usual, Dilbert delivers great strips related to both software and management! Especially the one below, since I’ve set up this site as a part of promoting my personal brand on-line. I believe that the importance of promoting your self on-line is here to stay and will only grow in the future. Being able to […]