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IronHack and ForoCoches

Someone once told me brands must take a position in every aspect of our society. The customer now wants to know what are the ideals a brand has and supports. This week IronHack in collaboration with ForoCoches has started offering 3 grants to do some of its courses for free.[…]

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SCRUM can’t fix your broken culture either

I was having a coffee with some mates, we were pointing at all the things we can’t stand in our company. This is more a drill since our boss is unable to take action based on our complaints. It’s a way to mitigate our frustration. Suddenly from the bottom of[…]

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Divide et impera

I would say the most important thing I learnt during the time I spent studying the Engineering degree was the “divide et impera” principle. I strongly believe this is one of the most important skills a developer must have. Always when I am struggling with a problem it turns out[…]

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Leadership

In all these years developing software I have played different roles but the one that I have enjoyed the most was as a technical leader. To me to lead people doesn’t consist in aligning them in one direction and supporting them to achieve our objectives, it is much more. In[…]

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Let your team make errors

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” –Andrew Carnegie If you asked me what was my biggest error as CTO, I would say it was[…]

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The solo man

Sometimes, teams are built around a person, someone that accumulate the most part of the knowledge and who is only that feels the security to evolve a software with a huge technical debt. How can you detect it? For sure your development is very dependent on that person, the rest[…]

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Product owners

The best product owners I have ever had were those obsessed with the product and its quality. Those who didn’t care about to dirty my pretty code to implement new requirements nor the time nor the money. Those who had very clear the iron triangle and always knew how to[…]

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CRUD DRIVEN DESIGN

Sitting down outside the general library in the Malaga´s University. Alvaro wanted to know how I started to design an application. I guess he came to me because I was doing my degree and supposedly I had got some sort of secret knowledge. By that time, I had built my[…]

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