By Mark Orttung
Many software companies need to accelerate faster than they can hire, but simply contracting a few outsourced developers might not be the best option.
It’s easy to understand how Danny became a senior developer. His code was fast and elegant, and after four years in the company, he understood the product well. But there was a problem. His team was no longer hitting scheduled milestones, and attrition was high. Colleagues privately confessed that Danny’s “my way or the highway” development approach was demoralizing and disruptive.