Why did I write this? I got challenged by Andy Warren to write a bit about why I wrote something. I complained to him that he has some "mechanical" posts on this blog that just mention he wrote something with some questions, and don't really blog about why he wrote something. He challenged me to write about why I wrote something, so here I am.
The recent Business of Software conference in Boston was very inspiring to me. It was a chance to talk business and less technical stuff and I got inspired. This one really started with the reading I've done about 37 Signals over the last few months, but finished as my wife and I were discussing her PMP after she received a renewal notice.
Project management is to some extent, a necessary evil, but it needs to evolve into an assist for developers and not an oppressive tool.