The Trouble With Software (and what to do about it)

What baseball can teach technologists about teamwork

Posted in Programming by Ernie Schell on April 15, 2012

Doug LeMoine writes in the Cooper Journal: “If you want to build great software, you can go it alone. You can design and build your product, make infrastructure decisions, manage releases, get the word out. Yet soon enough, if things are going well, you’ll start to get traction, you’ll want to scale, and your solo run will be over: You’re going to need to work with others. You’re going to need to create a team.”

The article gives some very pointed tips on how to go about doing this.