RailsLab Rails Teamwork: Scalable Teams, Part 1 – Communication

Posted in Project Management, Development on March 22, 2009

When talking about scalability we often mean hardware or software. However, a key aspect of software projects is the human factor. It’s also a key expense. Wolfram Arnold at RubyFocus - a boutique Ruby-on-Rails consulting and talent acquisition firm - investigates what it takes to scale your development team. A scalable team is one that can remain productive regardless of the variations in workload and team composition. In this episode, Wolfram interviews executives from Pivotal Labs, the leading agile development firm. Together they discuss the keys to creating a successful, scalable team. Whether you’re part of a large team or working on your own with clients, you will discover some valuable insights in these discussions.

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