This article [http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/18/business/international/from-india-proof-that-a-trip-to-mars-doesnt-have-to-break-the-bank.html] from the New York Times is great. Here are a few takeaways which translate from the world of space exploration on the cheap, to web development. 1. "Ours is a contrasting, inexpensive and innovative approach to the
The best managers I have had do two things well: they remove impediments to a trusted developer's understanding of the larger business purpose behind that developer's task, and they, as proficient developers in their own right, approach solving problems in what seems to me to almost be a "refactoring" mindset.
(...though it can lead to extraordinary results.) The fact that you can get a group of professionals, like engineers, who stereotypically can have the tendency to be singularly, rationally focused, to start thinking in terms of personal experience, emotion, and storytelling as being of primary importance in creating human-centered products