David Brian Ward

The Holacracy Fantasy

We Don’t Need No Stinking Management? In 2008, a team of researchers set out to prove what some at Google ...
David Brian Ward

Hiring Technical Employees: The True Cost

Everybody knows that employees cost way less than consultants…  But do they?  How would that change hiring technical talent if what ...
David Brian Ward
Nobody Wants You to Fail Fast

Nobody Wants You to Fail Fast

Ever noticed that when somebody says “I learned a lot”, it wasn’t because of a success?  When we’re successful, it’s ...
David Brian Ward
Agile Just Ate the Harvard Business Review

Agile Just Ate the Harvard Business Review

With the current issue, a software development method has officially reached the pinnacle of executive influence by capturing a lead ...
David Brian Ward
developing microservices in SF at telegraph hill

Upcoming Class: Developing Microservices

Telegraph Hill Software’s microservices implementations have been strongly influenced by our partnership with Chris Richardson Consulting. Chris was a co-founder ...
David Brian Ward
virtual consulting

Taking Your Consulting Practice Online

I’ve been working as a technology consultant for some time, and even today, nothing beats an in-person meeting for high-fidelity ...
David Brian Ward