By J. Hank Rainwater
Herding Cats: A Primer for Programmers Who Lead Programmers is a finished guide—think of it as a box manual—to the administration demanding situations of supervising and prime programmers. J. Hank Rainwater introduces new and not-so-new managers to options that may inspire them and aid them develop into a robust leaders for his or her groups. you are going to find out about the different types of programmer character characteristics and have the ability fit body of workers to initiatives for optimum productiveness. you will additionally easy methods to deal with your strengths and weaknesses as you enhance your management abilities, that allows you to lead to dramatic advancements in your groups good fortune.
In this “how-to” guide that is either sensible and thought-provoking, you will find a number of chapters dedicated to administrative points of your task, akin to handling conferences, hiring and firing, and rules of organizing your activity for fulfillment. Rainwater additionally describes activity administration software program he outfitted that you should use to prepare venture assignments. (The resource code for this software program is obtainable for obtain when you personal the book). The bankruptcy on technical management, which highlights the significance of structure, layout, and code reports, additionally illustrates functional purposes of management and urban tools beneficial to any place of work.
Rainwater indicates why issues can get it wrong for a pacesetter and the way to right career-derailing difficulties as they come up. One bankruptcy is dedicated to the operating courting that you simply as a supervisor have along with your boss, and it publications you into how one can reply to the pressures of software program venture points in time. quite a few different subject matters are mentioned which are a need for a person trying to deal with the “peopleware” points of software program improvement. Herding Cats: A Primer for Programmers Who Lead Programmers is the definitive consultant to the demanding situations and stumbling blocks dealing with a person who manages programmers.