Software Engineering and Programming – two sides of the same coin or two different currencies?
Are software engineering and programming related? Is one more important than the other? How can they be used together to create powerful, effective results? These are three questions that often come to mind when discussing the relationship between software engineering and programming. In this article, we’ll explore the different approaches and commonalities between the twoRead More
Can a good software developer be a good project manager?
Definitions: Software developer: A software developer is a person who creates and maintains software programs for computers and other types of technology. They use programming languages and other tools to construct applications and programs. Project manager: A project manager is a professional involved in the planning, execution and closing of any project, typically relating toRead More
As a developer, how do I deal with bad project managers?
Have you ever felt like your project manager is not helping you? Are bad project managers an unavoidable hazard of the job, or can you do something about them? These are the questions that we will explore in this article. Project management is a challenging job, and even the best Project Managers often work longRead More
How do I transition from project manager to developer?
“To understand the computer, you have to become a programmer.” – Alan Kay The Value of Taking the Leap Making the switch from project manager to computer programmer can be unnerving. After all, the role of a project manager is often about keeping on top of the “big picture” versus deep-diving into the details. AsRead More
Should project manager care about code quality?
Why Code Quality Matters for a Project Manager For project managers, code quality matters. Code quality affects the overall success of a project, including factors such as efficiency, maintainability, scalability, and security. Poorly written and designed code can result in disastrous consequences, from increased development costs to user errors leading to security breaches. Code qualityRead More
Do software engineers need project managers?
What is the Role of a Project Manager in the Software Engineering Process? The Project Planning Phase The software engineering process begins with the project planning phase, and this is where the role of a project manager is invaluable. A project manager will work closely with the customer to understand the customer needs and theRead More
project management or software/web developer?
For the average business today, it can be difficult to decide whether a project management or software/web development approach is the most beneficial path for success. What strategies can organizations implement to maximize their efficiency and projects? This article by Sybil Fawlty, an expert with over 20 years of combined experience in both software developmentRead More
Is project management a good next step for a programmer?
Have you ever considered how beneficial a programming background could be in project management? A project manager must have an understanding of the application of technology for successful project completion, and a programmer may have the technical knowledge and skillset to make project management an ideal challenge. Sybil Fawlty, a project manager andRead More
Is coding skills useful in project management field?
Have you ever wondered if coding skills can be of any use in the project management field? The fact is that digital tools and software solutions, related to coding, are becoming increasingly more common in the area of project management. As a result, coding skills are often a prerequisite when looking for a project managerRead More