I often say that there are two actions that define the line management role: one-on-ones and hiring people. This is specially true in growing organizations. If you nail these two actions, you have a good chance to truly influence, the ultimate goal, in my view, of any line manager. One of the common strategies to … Continue reading Interview candidates with an Open Source background
Software events in Málaga
In May, there has been two interesting conferences in Málaga that I have attended to: J On The Beach OpenSouthCode J On The Beach Since I moved back to Málaga, I have been trying to attend to this conference and for one reason or another, I couldn't, until this 2018 edition. J On The Beach … Continue reading Software events in Málaga
Embrace Open Source culture: the 5 common transformations.
Article originally published at Linkedin on May 15th 2016. This is a story of what I have lived or witnessed a few times so far. A story of an organization that used to consume, develop and ship proprietary software for many years. At some point in time, management took the decision of using Open Source. … Continue reading Embrace Open Source culture: the 5 common transformations.
Virtue of Necessity. Canary, sublime your company.
The past July 16th I participated in the Tenerife LAN Party, in its section Tenerife Innova, invited by the Free Software Office of La Laguna University, included in the track titled (free translation from Spanish) Open Source from the Canary Islands, stories told in First Person.This Free Software Office is well known in Spain for … Continue reading Virtue of Necessity. Canary, sublime your company.
Apply agile methodologies to upstream development environments…. if you can.
IntroductionWhen the Agile Manifesto became popular and based on them, agile methodologies like Scrum, XP or Kanban, upstream development was in its early stages as collaboration ecosystems of companies.Only a few for profit organizations embraced developing upstream back then. Most of them were small and heavily influenced by FLOSS engineers vision. Free software communities were … Continue reading Apply agile methodologies to upstream development environments…. if you can.