Half-Arsed Agile Software Development

Agile software development is a group of software development methods based on iterative and incremental development, in which requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing, cross-functional teams. The Agile Manifesto introduced the term in 2001. Since then, the Agile Movement, with all its values, principles, methods, practices, tools, champions and practitioners, philosophies and cultures,

Friday Fun: the Pains of Being an Engineer

Here are two funny engineering videos for this weekend: The Expert is A Hilarious Sketch About the Pain of Being the Only Engineer in a Business Meeting. Watch it. Engineers is a funny music video full of Engineer Memes. After seeing this for the first time I asked myself: The heck did I just watch?

Finnish gaming industry is selling well

Finnish gaming industry is selling well. Not just games and related products, but also game companies. Finnish game companies Rovio and Supercell have been selling games very well for few years. The Fastest-Growing Game Company Ever, Supercell, was sold last year to GungHo And Softbank for $1.5 Billion. Rovio had just two years ago turned down

Overviews of Finnish Games Industry

The Finnish game industry has been growing dramatically during the past couple of years. An Overview of the $2.905 Billion Finnish Games Industry article says that the Finnish Game Industry is growing at a 39.5 percent growth rate because of some amazing game developers (SuperCell, Rovio, Remedy, etc.). The most well-known Finnish game companies are at the

Banking is Broken? Start-ups try to fix it.

I have written earlier about problems in banking security and credit card security issues. But what about some other banking issues? Banking is Broken: A Financial Revolution is Coming article tells that a trio of startups are seeking to change the way we manage our money, by focusing on the customers traditional banks are ignoring.

Old media and digital media – part 1

Finnish Internet Users are Most Avid Consumers of Online News article says that news and information sites capture a large proportion of the European on-line audience with 8 in 10 Internet users accessing one of these sites in September 2013. 338 million people visited a news or information website via a desktop or laptop during

Raspberry Pi-based Kickstarter projects

Raspberry Pi has seem to have boosted people to innovate. People have designed very many Cool uses for the Raspberry Pi. There seems to be starting quite a bit of business around Raspberry Pi. Raspberry Pi celebrates a million boards made in the UK article tells that just few months a go one-millionth board manufactured

CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark

IT professional: find out how skilled you are at the European level. The CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark is a free, online interactive tool that enables current and future ICT professionals to identify the competences they need for various ICT roles and career paths. The tool is designed to allow individuals to self-assess their IT competences against

Song-and-dance or dog-and-pony video?

Do engineering videos grab your interest? What is the correct way to advertise an engineering product? Which is the better MCU pitch? Song-and-dance or dog-and-pony video? article asks if traditional dog-and-pony show or uptempo song-and-dance style is a better way to advertise a micro-controller. Because this is a Friday post, I will link here that