Leading Software Maniacs (LSM) is a small creative business in the Pacific Northwest (USA). We (OK, it is just me, Ken Whitaker!) perform project leadership consulting, software development workshops, technical editing, graphic design/book layout, and cross-platform app development.

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Leading Software Maniacs

The Latest Stuff

 

TrainingApplying Project Management Principles to Software Development Leadership™

 

SPRESSO™ APP FAMILYSoftware Tools for Creative Professionals™ 

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TRAINING & RESOURCES

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SPRESSO APPS

 

EDITING & DESIGNApplying Creative Design to Software Graphics Publishing™

 

 

 

 

NERD HERD GAMEMaking Team Building and Learning Fun™

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THE NERD HERD GAME

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EDITING & DESIGN

Yep, I'm an Author, Too!

 

 

Ken has written some books, too! They make great gifts for customers, coworkers, or your boss (before pay raise time). Just imagine their excitement and confusion when they receive one of these page-turnin' masterpieces and asks,
"What is this #$%& all about?"

Managing Software Maniacs

This cult classic offers a unique and sometimes humorous guide on what it really takes to manage software development teams (aka, the "nerd herd").

Young Person's Guide to Project Management

Techies may know how to code but project success relies on how well a focused team collaborates. YPG-PM is the perfect blended learning course to develop your project management and leadership skills.

 

Ages: 16+

Course includes workbook, team exercises, quizzes,  videos, and downloads

Principles of Software Development Leadership

This visually rich successfully integrates principles outlined in the  PMBOK® Guide with software leadership best-practices (including agility).

LEARN ABOUT PRINCIPLES OF SW DEV

I'm Not God, I'm Just a Project Manager!
2nd Edition

Tired of being held accountable for taming a wild crew of technical misfits that must deliver projects on time? This book is exactly what you need.

 

LEARN ABOUT I'M NOT GOD, I'M JUST A PM!

INDESIGN TO KINDLE
2nd edition

You'll learn the steps and the mechanics of using Adobe InDesign CC to produce an eBook for Amazon's Kindle. InDesign has become the best single-source, multiple-target publishing choice.

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INDESIGN TO KINDLE

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