Leading Software Maniacs

Leading Software Maniacs® (LSM) is a small, but mighty business (headed by a Ken Whitaker) out of the Pacific Northwest (USA). We specialize in project leadership training (like workshops, transitional audits, keynotes), consulting/creative services (like publication layout/art design and technical editing), and multiplatform app creation.




TrainingApplying Project Management Principles to Software Development Leadership™


SPRESSO™ APP FAMILYSoftware Tools for Creative Professionals™ 




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

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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