The software industry revamps half of its people every five years with fresh grads, causing a state of Perpetual Inexperience. People Reengineering proposes Mentorship As A Service to fight this phenomena through one of its threads of action that seamlessly instills professional maturity into the new generations for better performance and people retention.
In the book The Manager’s Path, Camille Fournier explores managing engineers and what it takes to be a technical manager. She describes the different roles which form the path from mentors and tech leads to senior engineering management, discusses the challenges of technical leadership and provides advice on how to deal with them.
This article analyzes a variety of forms of collecting feedback in mobile applications from a number of perspectives, including user experience, development, operations,and cost. It also analyzes in which scenario each form of feedback is more applicable, with the purpose of helping mobile application developers or product managers use the right feedback mechanism and improve their products.
To build a high performance organization via DevOps, one often needs to change the organizational culture. This case study shows how you can apply the competing values framework for culture change.
The Great ScrumMaster explores the ScrumMaster role and provides solutions for dealing with everyday and difficult situations. 3
The book Starting and Scaling DevOps in the Enterprise by Gary Gruver provides a DevOps based approach for continuously improving development and delivery processes in large organizations.
it’s time to re-engineer our people not just our systems and processes. People Re-engineering inventively bundles what's needed to keep software people fit to meet their ever-growing challenges. 3
The third edition of The Practice of System and Network Administration incorporates developments like DevOps, infrastructure as code, continuous integration, operational excellence and assessments.
Human teams are unique, non-linear and unpredictable, but given the right conditions, their output can become linear, scaled and predictable. Managers have an enabling role to play.
This article covers the skills of good developers and highlights the importance of changing your training approach to improve your skills for high-intensity and challenging environments.
Matthew Skelton and Victoria Morgan-Smith discuss how to use internal conferences to boost your organisation’s social capital, the currency by which relationships flourish and businesses thrive.
This article provides an example how a metric like Flow Debt can be used improperly i.e. out of their domain, or properly i.e. context aware usage of Flow Debt with an IT operations team. 3