Leading Software Maniacs®

Leading Software Maniacs (LSM) is a small (but MIGHTY) consulting business out of the Pacific Northwest (USA) specializing in a variety of project leadership training, consulting/creative services, and the creator of killer productivity apps.

Art used in Managing Software Maniacs by Ken Whitaker, Courtesy of Computerworld, Jan 9, 1995


TrainingApplying Project Management Principles to Software Development Leadership™


SPRESSO™ APP FAMILYSoftware Tools for Creative Professionals™ 




We've written some books, too! These make great gifts to coworkers and devious weapons to wow your boss before pay raise time. Just imagine the excitement from your spouse or children when they receive one (or more) of these page-turnin' masterpieces on their birthday.

Managing Software Maniacs

This cult classic offers a unique and sometimes humorous guide on what it really takes to manage software development teams.

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.

Principles of Software Development Leadership

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

2nd edition

You'll learn the steps and the mechanics of using Adobe InDesign to produce an eBook for Amazon's Kindle.





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