The Cult(ure) of Netflix

Posted in: Consulting & Entrepreneurship, Effecting Change, Software Development Team Leadership

Great document, in slide format, that is purportedly an internal document from Netflix that defines their company culture.

There are a lot of big ideas contained within, and many are not widely accepted as the norm, so no doubt this document will spark a lot of debate. However, debate is a good thing, because at least people are thinking.

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Why Marketing Is Too Important To Be Left To The Marketing Department

Posted in: Consulting & Entrepreneurship

I just finished watching this exceptional presentation by Seth Godin (http://sethgodin.typepad.com/).

If you are a software developer, software entrepreneur or even a marketing person that works with a software team, I am confident you will get something out of this.

The presentation is from the Business of Software conference (http://blog.businessofsoftware.org/) in 2008.

How To Test Drive Development With Linux

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Google Wave Introduction

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Adobe Flex 4 Overview

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Palm WebOS Overview

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Java Persistence API (JPA) – A Brief Overview

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eHarmony in the Cloud

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Building Social Applications using Zembly

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Best Practices for Large-Scale Web Sites

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