I learnt a lot when Greg and I did our study of web-based project management portals , specially when interviewing their creators.

Even if each interview took a lot of time (preparing the interview, transcribing and processing it,…), it was arguably the best source of information and by far the most interesting one since it gave us the opportunity to understand the rationale behind the tool design decisions and evolution.

Therefore, I’ve decided to try a similar approach with software modeling and model-driven tools, having interviews (or “virtual coffee talks”) with lead developers of modeling tools I find especially interesting.

This is the list of interviews I’ve done so far: