Why software projects spiral out of control

Why software projects spiral out of control

✉️ October 5, 2017
20 reasons your top performers quit, Why software projects spiral out of control, The curious transition to becoming an engineering manager, Scaling without imploding.

One question to stop asking your team

One question to stop asking your team

✉️ September 28, 2017
One question to stop asking your team, How do you set metrics?, Ten principles for growth as an engineer, Understanding accountability.

How do managers get stuck?

How do managers get stuck?

✉️ September 7, 2017
How managers get stuck, When your tech problem is actually a communication problem, The role of a VPE, We’re drowning in tech debt. Why isn’t anyone listening?

Optimizing for iteration speed

Optimizing for iteration speed

✉️ August 31, 2017
Optimizing for iteration speed, Why we argue: Style, What do you mean ‘we need more time’?, 7 traits of a great CTO

Unintuitive things I’ve learned about management

Unintuitive things I’ve learned about management

✉️ August 17, 2017
Unintuitive things I’ve learned about management, Advice for the founding engineer, Recursion should not be difficult, Support Driven Development: Listen now so you don’t hear it later

The Joel Test for 2017

The Joel Test for 2017

✉️ August 10, 2017
The Joel Test for 2017, Developer Experience Lessons from LEGO, JavaScript for people who hate JavaScript, Leadership lessons from a Boeing and GM Engineer.

Everyone is not Ops

Everyone is not Ops

✉️ August 3, 2017
42 things people outside of engineering miscalculate, Bruce Lee vs. Mel Conway, Everyone is not Ops, Learning to recruit as an engineer.

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