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Don’t #$@! Call Me a Resource Ever Again!

February 11, 2016, by Gustavo Serrano

Software development is commonly framed by a project. In traditional project management settings the term commonly used for participants is “resources.”

Although the term lends itself to facilitating some tasks in planning, it has indeed a considerably negative effect on people. This is why I think we should refer to “people,” not resources.

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My Weird Path to Becoming a Scrum Master

February 10, 2016, by Karen Garcia

Life is nothing if not interesting. These days, I am a Scrum Master but when I started I had no idea that I would end up in this role.

The good news is that time flies when you are having fun. It is now been nine years since I first set foot at Nearsoft. And it’s been fun to grow and meet new challenges.

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Bower and ASP .NET 5: a Tutorial

February 4, 2016, by Janneth Amaya

ASP .NET 5 RC1 is out. This is a short tutorial on how you can include client packages in this new version and how Bower is integrated in Visual Studio 2015.
Here’s how to manage your client dependencies.

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How to Succeed as a Woman Engineer

January 28, 2016, by Lilia Escobedo

When I first encountered the engineering world, I thought it was exclusively a man’s job. I wondered if I could do it. Soon after, I realized I was just like them, and anybody could do the work.

Here’s how I figured it out.

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