Leading Software Maniacs

Leading Software Maniacs® (LSM) is a small, but mighty business out of the Pacific Northwest (USA). Ken Whitaker, the managing director of LSM, specializes in project leadership training (like workshops, transitional audits, keynotes), consulting/creative services (like publication layout/art design and technical editing), and multiplatform app development (Xojo programming language expert).




TrainingApplying Project Management Principles to Software Development Leadership™


SPRESSO™ APP FAMILYSoftware Tools for Creative Professionals™ 


EDITING & DESIGNApplying Creative Design to Software Graphics Publishing™





NERD HERD GAMEMaking Team Building and Learning Fun™




Ken has written some books, too! They make great gifts for customers, coworkers, or your boss (before pay raise time). Just imagine their excitement (or 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").

Principles of Software Development Leadership

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

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. And it costs under $5 (USD)!

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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