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Structuring Technology Teams for Success, Innovation, and Competitive Advantage

  Boris Korenfeld is the vice president of R&D for Gett, an on-demand mobility solutions provider and the global leader in corporate ground travel. He recently participated in a TechDebate in Tel Aviv, Israel, where the panel discussed the merits of various organizational approaches for technology R&D teams. Fortunately, Boris and I had

September 5th, 2019|Events, Insights, TechDebates|

Unleashing Agile Development to Improve Education

  Fernando DeLeon is Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Innovare, a software solution seeking to improve the quality of education across the U.S. and Mexico.  During a recent Chicago TechDebate, Fernando talked about his technology product and project management experience in a panel discussion on the application of agile development methodology for

Implementing Agile in Unexpected Places

  At a recent TechDebate in Chicago, we discussed implementing agile and apply agile to traditionally non-agile scenarios. We had a lively exchange, and fortunately, I had the chance to discuss the topic further with one of the panelists, Thanisha Paniak, Agile Program Leader at Capital One.  Sphere Software hosts a series of

Remote Development & Business Process Teams – Considerations for Success

  George Michelson is a software development and business process expert with Sphere. He has extensive experience managing both in-house and remote teams around the world. Earlier this year, George participated on a TechDebate panel discussing considerations for managing remote development and business process teams. Techdebates.org was about managing remote teams and I

Ruby or Golang. Which is Better?

It has often been said that you should never talk politics or religion with strangers. With developers, it is always risky to ask which programming language they prefer because you will get an earful. Risks aside, I had a great discussion with Alex Randa, one of Sphere’s amazing full stack developers about when you should