Whew. We’re in business at WorkHere. We’re in all the app stores, and we’re getting users. WorkHere is my fifth try at starting a business. WorkHere is also the first time I’ve raised money instead of bootstrapping. Turns out that raising money (especially outside Silicon Valley) is harder than it looks. There’s a few reasons that […]
Including testing in the software development process is proven to reduce hours by 15-35% as well as improve code defects by 65-90%. So testing is good. “We should have every line of code covered by tests.” Fact is that covering every line is not likely to make a difference. Research shows that coverage doesn’t indicate […]
I’m not really excited about celebrating failure, although events like FailFest are fun – and you can learn a ton from failure. Failure is usually the default state. Sometimes, people go out of the way to find a way to fail. Celebrating failure is like celebrating the fact that it’s Thursday. If you want failure, change nothing, […]
One of the first corners new startups often make is skimping on unit testing for software products. The typical story is: Testing is expensive – we can add it later. Testing is the vendor’s problem. I expect zero defects, and I don’t care how the vendor gets there. Aside the fact that testing results in […]
Here’s a quick update on how WorkHere, my new startup is moving along.