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Product Development in the Land of the Free



Simon Baker and Gus Power point out that many projects fail due to organizational complexity, proposing ways to improve product development and business agility in order to make the customer happy.


Simon Baker has been delivering software in the Internet, media, retail, financial services and banking sectors since 1992, and now is an Agile consultant with EnergizedWork. Gus Power, a consultant with EnergizedWork, is always looking for ways to figure out what the right stuff is and how do get it done, being passionate about creating a working environment in which people can be successful.

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Sep 16, 2010

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  • Specialization and software development

    by Jeff Hain,

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    Here's a paper I found interesting, that also talks about the irrelevance of tayloristic organization for software development:

  • Please correct my surname

    by Simon Baker,

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    I'd greatly appreciate it if you could correct the error in my name.
    It's Simon Baker, not Barker.

  • Re: Please correct my surname

    by razvan baciu,

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    Hi Simon,

    We are sorry for the misspelling; We have now fixed it. Razvan (Editorial Process Manager-InfoQ)

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