Category Archives: Project design

Coding standards wont save your project!

Coding standards are usually the first thing that management jumps to when a project starts to show the following: bad system performance slow developer performance bug explosion long delivery times, developers unable to do proper estimations The reason for this is usually cause they do not know what else to do and feel desperate, something… Read More »

Unit of scale is important!

3  weeks ago I got a request to come and consult at a company. They needed help with scaling their software into the azure cloud. They are a small company with some google funding. I arrived and found that they were already using azure. They have a web app that contains many many web api… Read More »

Why software projects fail – Oh no, we need a re-write again.

What is a failed project in software development? In my opinion it is any project that fails to be delivered within a planned timeline or fails to function for the reason it was created for. The more technical reasons why a project usually fails or falls behind are related to cost overrun, usability, performance, security, scalability and extensibility. Some… Read More »