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Jun 21 2022

Level Up Your Engineering Management Skills: Why You Should View Your Mistakes as ‘Misses’

As an engineer, you might have learned the basics from textbooks or watching a series of tutorials.  Managing engineers is different and isn’t something that…
  • Career Advice
  • Leading People
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Metrics & Visibility
Jun 13 2022

Stop Using the Top-Down Management Model

The typical model of business needs rethinking. Traditionally, businesses run in a rather industrial structure, almost militaristic. There are layers upon layers of management, with…
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Jun 06 2022

4 Careers for People with Coding Backgrounds

Learning to code doesn’t mean you have to become a programmer. Coding is one of those professions with a lot of transferable skills: logic, clear…
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  • Software Delivery
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May 20 2022

3 Reasons It’s Hard To Invest In True Innovation

It’s important to remember that investment isn’t a completely altruistic act. While investors clearly want to encourage innovation, a primary motivation is to see a…
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May 20 2022

3 Proven Ways Managers Can Improve Developer Focus

Flow can mean many things but when it comes to workflow it usually refers to that feeling, discussed by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, when you enter a…
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May 15 2022

What is Software Supply Chain Security?

In a typical manufacturing company, a supply chain is the chain of companies that you rely on to make your product. For example, a mobile…
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  • Continuous Improvement
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  • Security
May 06 2022

4 Things Developers Should Know About Recruiting Neurodiverse People

Hiring neurodiverse developers can be challenging, particularly for smaller companies that are less experienced at hiring. This isn’t because you need an entirely new process…
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  • Metrics & Visibility
  • Development Process
  • Hiring
Apr 27 2022

3 Predictions About How Technology Businesses Will Change In 10 Years

Over the last ten years, technology has become more sophisticated. Faster. Smaller. More powerful. But it isn’t just our technology that’s evolving at a rapid…
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  • Development Process
Mar 02 2022

Creating a Culture of Engineering Productivity at Netflix

At Netflix, we don’t just think about productivity - we engineer it. There’s an entire team within Netflix dedicated to productivity. I lead the Develop…
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Jan 25 2022

3 Things Every Engineer Should Know About Inclusive Design

Fact: Over 26% of adults in the United States have some sort of disability. To ignore such a massive part of the population would be…
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  • Continuous Improvement