Author: Eli Lopian

Top 5 questions to ask when checking references

It has taken me some time to really follow the best practice of checking references,  both before hiring of new employees and of external contractors. Now [...]

Unacceptable: Unit testing will take 20 years to catch on

During the Typemock Partnership Academy Panel in Oslo, I had a very strange feeling coming from Uncle Bob, when asked “what is the state of unit testing” [...]

The 4 reasons why we DIDN’T choose Oslo

I have just come back from a really successful and fun kickoff of our partnership program (web-site up soon). But everyone is asking me: Why Oslo? Well the [...]

Typemock Academy Launch

It’s been a while since I felt so excited and proud at the same time.  We are three days from the official launch of the Typemock Academy. And even [...]

The First Rule to Software Craftsmanship

There has been a lot of noise about software craftsmanship. I think it’s great that people are talking about how software development should become a true [...]

Goal-driven Development

Years ago (well not that many years)…when I was working for a large company, I was asked during my midyear review to identify my goals. I remember that my [...]

The nightmare called Delegating to Contractors

The answer to ‘How do you decide what to delegate?’ Should be very easy. If it is not one of your core competencies, give it to someone to whom it is. That [...]

Leaving the Echo Chamber

Unfortunately I can’t tell you about our next product as of yet, but I can promise that you will hear about it very soon. What I can share with you is that [...]

Being a Leader is overrated

Reading a blog post about leadership versus being a boss, I started to think about this matter again. I honestly don’t think that we need any more leaders - [...]

Typemock Patents- you’re missing the point

Roy just asked me to blog about a twitter-conversation on our Typemock patents.  It is true, we do have a patent. Its number is: PCT/IL2007/001152  [...]