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November 2014

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Agile vs Waterfall and Other Snake-Oil Vendors

Steve's Delphi Blog – Agile development is sometimes "sold" by companies and individuals as being the answer to the problems of software development using Waterfall. After all, we all know that before Agile, Waterfall was what everyone used and some companies still use Waterfall.No! No company I know of has ever used a ...
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May 2014

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Why Delphi and why now?

Steve's Delphi Blog – I've just recently finished up a great contract with a Regional Council, as their Development Team Leader for a great team of developers and business analysts. It was a fun role and it got me to thinking more and more about my pure love for developing great applications.Those who have been following ...
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June 2013

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Programmer or Analyst Developer?

Steve's Delphi Blog – I know these terms to mean different things in different countries or even different organisations so I'll explain.A Programmer is a person who is given a task and codes that task as it is described. Usually this task is described by a Business Analyst in the form of a Requirements Document or a ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Steve @ 2013-06-23 14:02

May 2013

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Version 6 of Jira has been released

Steve's Delphi Blog – Atlassian has released Version 6 of its great Jira tool. I must admit to being a big fan of Jira from its infancy and have installed Jira in a number of organisations in New Zealand, the UK, Australia, and Germany.See my previous post on a much earlier version of Jira - Tools for the ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Steve Peacocke @ 2013-05-23 11:57
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Delphi, why won't it just die?

Steve's Delphi Blog – Over the years, I've programmed in a lot of different languages. Along the way, languages have come and gone in typical "Flavour of the Month" style, while others that have been predicted to be flavour of the month, have become very mainstream;  Java being one of them.I used to do a lot of work ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Steve Peacocke @ 2013-05-19 19:33

March 2013

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New Post in Leadingtechnicalteam.com

Steve's Delphi Blog – Come over to leadingtechnicalteams.com to see new posts.leadingtechnicalteams.com talks about the five skills you will need as a new Team Leader of technical teams.leadingtechnicalteams.com recognises that many technical experts are promoted into a position of leadership, often on little more ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Steve @ 2013-03-27 11:40
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New Blog Leading Technical Teams

Steve's Delphi Blog – Good day to all readers. I have been pleasantly surprised to see that this blog has a readership that is still quite large despite the length of time since I last posted. I've also noted that the blog, and the people searching for answers here, have been towards posts that relate to team ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Steve @ 2013-03-21 14:11

August 2011

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Of Tablets and Things

Steve's Delphi Blog – Although tablet PC's have been out for a few years, the introduction of Apple's iPad really heated up the market. It has been touted as the only useful pad on the market and indeed, having owned an iPhone for a few years, I had a serious case of "wanna/needa".The time finally came when my old Asus ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Steve Peacocke @ 2011-08-28 19:06
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Evaluating Software Teams

Steve's Delphi Blog – There has been a very interesting discussion on one of the LinkedIn groups I belong to on evaluations of team members for Software Teams and how to go about it. If you manage a Development team you'll know the answer isn't as simple as comparing producing features against the number of bugs, it's ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Steve Peacocke @ 2011-08-14 21:19
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Employment Scene over the last two years

Steve's Delphi Blog – It's been hard to miss, the financial crisis of the last few years. There have been some real horror stories coming from the United States on the employment scene with many people losing everything, starting with their jobs. In one case I know, a person with a well run retirement fund that had ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Steve Peacocke @ 2011-08-14 20:50
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Returned

Steve's Delphi Blog – I've been very remiss in updating this blog over the past couple of years and I'd like to kick start it again. I get a lot of enjoyment and learning from writing this blog and I've had a lot of feedback to say that others also get that same enjoyment.There has been a lot of things happening over the ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Steve Peacocke @ 2011-08-14 20:18

February 2010

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Leadership of the Technical Team #3

Steve's Delphi Blog – Number 3 in the series on Technical Leadership. Makes Decisions for the Team I was surprised to find that this section was more difficult to write for several reasons. the title “makes decisions for the team” is something that I could have well reconsidered as it seems both obvious and at the ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Steve Peacocke @ 2010-02-10 09:30

December 2009

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Technical Leadership #2

Steve's Delphi Blog – (continuing on from “Leading the Highly technical Team”) The thing about leadership is that its such a large subject and there are any number of books and other writings on the subject. The point that I'd like to make, stated in my last instalment, is that leading technical teams has some very ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Steve Peacocke @ 2009-12-15 23:16
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Leading the Highly Technical Team

Steve's Delphi Blog – Leading a team is definitely challenging but leading a technical team is a very specialised area that is extremely demanding. It is very different to other teams in many ways. A highly technical team is made up of artistic individuals who have a world of knowledge, skills and experience in their own ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Steve Peacocke @ 2009-12-11 23:38
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Word Clouds

Steve's Delphi Blog – I've been playing around with Word Tags or Word Clouds recently and was directed to a website called Wordie (http://www.wordle.net).This website allows anyone to create word clouds from their favourite websites. Here's mine from my blog.
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Steve Peacocke @ 2009-12-10 12:55
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