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Author Rafael Alexandrian

Documentation: Important or Tedious?

A large part of working on software projects at Fortune 1000 companies is the documentation mountain that can sometimes arise. This can be a necessity in order to provide information for future support staff and accountability, or it can be a time intensive and largely senseless endeavor. Often times, as …

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Recruiting and Software Requirements Connect

Recruiting season is underway and Seilevel as usual is going out looking for the best and brightest, and as we start looking for clever young graduates I started thinking about the perspective of an interviewer and interviewee. Either as an interviewer or interviewee you are ultimately targeting the same objective, which is …

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3 Pitfalls of Offshore Development Teams

Working as a software product manager is always challenging, but working with offshore development teams presents unique challenges and pitfalls. The key is to understand the pitfalls and do your best to avoid them, because for better or for worse offshore development is here to stay. So let’s cut to …

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Part II: Usability It’s not just for looks

In Part I we took a high level look at some of the fundamentals of usability (ie. Five components of usability). Now we will be diving a little bit deeper and examining why we should care. Having previously worked on the development of a number of online social media communities …

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Part I: A look into usability

Working in software product management, you often here the word “Usability” thrown around, though rarely do we examine the term and principals behind it. Lets examine usability a little further. Usability means that the software can be used by the targeted users and help them complete their tasks effectively, efficiently, …

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