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Introducing Engineering Management to a Growing Organization

Gitprime

GitPrime elevates engineering leadership with objective data. In this interview series, Engineering Leaders talk about how to build high performing teams. Johnathan Nightingale has seen first-hand how powerful a solid management structure can be for growing organizations. “We We grow so fast,” Nightingale says of tech companies, “and we’re often run by founders who have not themselves experienced great management. Why management matters.

Why engaged teams are not always the best performers?

Abhishek Tiwari

The assumption that engagement is somehow strongly correlated with performance is misplaced. Traditional engagement metrics such as satisfaction, happiness, well-being let alone cannot explain behaviours, actions and motivation of a high-performance team. Moreover, there is hardly any strong scientific evidence suggesting that there is a correlation between high-engagement and high-performance. A high-performing team can be highly engaged but vice verse is not always true.

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2020: The Year Bee-hind Us

Honeycomb

Wildfires and hurricanes didn’t take a vacation in 2020, and our distributed team managed to get hit with both simultaneously, multiple times. At the start of lockdown, many companies doubled down on their butts-in-seats culture with Zoom surveillance and other creeptastic endeavors.

2020: The Year Bee-hind Us

Honeycomb

Wildfires and hurricanes didn’t take a vacation in 2020, and our distributed team managed to get hit with both simultaneously, multiple times. At the start of lockdown, many companies doubled down on their butts-in-seats culture with Zoom surveillance and other creeptastic endeavors.

How OverOps Can be Used as a Learning Platform for Junior Developers

OverOps

Perceived (and actual) performance. Customers, then, define how closely the functionality meets their needs, if application innovation is going in a promising direction and if the performance is acceptable. Most of the development and operational energy is spent on creating positive customer perception and innovating in their market segment. In most cases, this leads to functionality loss or performance reduction.

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AoAD2 Chapter 6: Invest in Change

James Shore

Exactly how disruptive it is depends on how many teams are affected and how well you manage the change. Performance and morale decline. Feelings of chaos decrease, morale improves, and performance climbs. Get Management Buy-In. Agile requires management support.

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AoAD2 Chapter 3: How to Be Agile

James Shore

In addition, Agile practices often perform double- and triple-duty, solving multiple software development problems simultaneously and supporting each other in clever and surprising ways. If you have a document-oriented culture, kaizen will help you streamline your documents.

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Compassionate Coding with April Wensel

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

Everybody has the capacity to develop compassion; it’s about how we direct our energy, time, and effort. @21:29. Environments and working culture need to change in order to allow more compassion. @27:28. It’s more about how we direct our energy, and our time, and our effort.

Conflict: Uncomfortable, Yet Necessary with Jennifer Jones-Patulli

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

Cultures approach conflict differently. Announcer: Welcome to the Programming Leadership Podcast where we help great coders become skilled leaders and build happy high-performing software teams. So, I am a Conflict Management Practitioner and Leadership Development Consultant. Marcus: And you know when we met I remember you said you worked with conflict management, and I think I got like goosebumps because I thought, “Whoa. And as engineers, we love our tools.

The Art of Leadership with Michael Lopp

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

Managers tell you where you are, leaders tell you where you’re going. @31:55. Announcer: Welcome to the Programming Leadership Podcast, where we help great coders become skilled leaders, and build happy-high performing software teams. Episode 36.

The Art of Leadership with Michael Lopp

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

Managers tell you where you are, leaders tell you where you’re going. @31:55. Announcer: Welcome to the Programming Leadership Podcast, where we help great coders become skilled leaders, and build happy-high performing software teams. Episode 36.

JAMstack conference, San Francisco 2019 - the JAMstack at scale

Netlify

And both have fed into the energy and anticipation of JAMstack_conf San Francisco 2019. Cultural and organisational impacts and opportunities for the JAMstack. A foremost expert and source of knowledge about why, when and how to approach web performance, Tammy will talk about performance budgets. This important tool in the effort to improve site performance, no matter the stack, is easy to pay lip service, but often difficult to successfully adopt.