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Robert Bogue has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation more than thirteen times. Rob holds numerous certifications and has recognition as a Microsoft patterns & practices Champion. He has written more than 25 books covering the gamut of information technology. Robert leads and coaches teams on how to be more effective in development and technology in general. You can see more of Rob's continuing journey on his blog at http://www.ThorProjects.com/blog/. You can also email him at Rob.Bogue@ThorProjects.com.
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It’s certainly possible to reach a vision or get requirements through a traditional interview-based approach however it’s neither as much fun, nor as effective, as leveraging exercises and games to accelerate the process.
Far too many web site design projects are plagued by continuous changes to mockups, or changes to the user experience after it’s already been implemented. These changes are both costly and unnecessary. Leveraging a staged approach to development of the user experience can reduce costs, frustrations, and time.
Getting everyone to agree on goals is a challenging undertaking in any organization. Achieving shared understanding through the process of Dialogue Mapping leads to the opportunity to develop an approach to change the problem. Read on to learn more.
This year’s SharePoint conference revealed that Microsoft has developed a greater compassion for customers who know that they’ll still be implementing solutions on-premises for a while.
As a developer, do you understand the scope of making a decision regarding platforms? It’s much more than just operating systems.
What do you do when a system or application performance problem just can't seem to be fixed?
Caching can greatly improve performance but it can also lull you into a false sense of security. In some cases it can even make the performance worse. If you haven't already, then now is the time to learn the issues and limitations of caching so that you can truly improve performance.
Performance is critical to today's successful applications and web sites. If you design with an awareness of the session state management challenges you can always change your strategies to match your performance needs.
The results you get out of any performance prediction exercise are bound to be wrong. The goal is to make them as least wrong as possible. Rob Bogue will help you understand how to avoid getting them too wrong.
Mention offshore developement and you will get numerous different opinions on its use and success. Here is one way to look at this hot topic.
Learning how to communicate and evangelize to the team, to management, and to the rest of the organization can help you find your way to the development manager role.