Having a star programmer in a team can be a life saver. But is it always? Matteo explains the story of a team that had a star programmer, someone that had been involved in the product development since the start, and how that led to the team’s self-destruction.
About Matteo Vaccari
Matteo is a fan of extreme programming. Through his work and experience he has become interested in how teams can deliver quality software, at reasonable cost. He thinks the two things are connected 🙂 Matteo worked first as a developer, then as agile coach and currently he is a developer/consultant in ThoughtWorks.You can link with Matteo Vaccari on LinkedIn and connect with Matteo Vaccari on Twitter.
You can also follow Matteo’s latest projects, including his unfinished book on TDD on his site: http://matteo.vaccari.name/