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    Measuring Tech Performance: You’re Probably Doing It Wrong

    by Dr Nicole Forsgren PhD Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 22, 2018

    We try our best to measure our performance, and along the way identify just the right OKRs and KPIs and ABCs. There’s no One True Metric That Matters, but there are some useful guidelines and some all-too-commonly made mistakes. Use measures that focus on outcomes, not output, and measures that optimize for global or team outcomes, not local or individual outcomes.

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    Agile Development & Remote Teams - Six Powerful Productivity Hacks You Should Know

    by Tanya Kumari Follow 1 Followers on  Apr 11, 2018 3

    With organizations around the globe trying to go lean, there is a definite rise in distributed and agile work environments today. This article provides advice on overcoming the inherent challenges of this combination. An approach that, rather than fueling another set of conflicts, helps remote teams sort out their priorities and be more productive.

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    Patterns for Microservice Developer Workflows and Deployment: Q&A with Rafael Schloming

    by Daniel Bryant Follow 798 Followers on  Apr 05, 2018

    Drawing on his experience with developing a microservices application at Datawire in 2013, Rafael Schloming argues that one of the most important — although often ignored — questions a development lead should ask is "How do I break up my monolithic process?" as the development process is critical to establishing and maintaining velocity.

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Q&A with Johanna Rothman and Jutta Eckstein on Cost of Delay

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Jun 16, 2016

The book Diving For Hidden Treasures by Johanna Rothman and Jutta Eckstein explores how projects become delayed and provides tools and methods to analyze and limit the costs of delay in projects.

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Exercises for Building Better Teams

Posted by Justyna Wykowska Follow 1 Followers on  May 30, 2016

Team that perform great have a perfect balance of orientation on people and results. This article provides several exercises to explore how your team is doing and find your own state of perfection.

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What Keyboards Do Programmers Prefer?

Posted by Etienne Borel Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 04, 2016

As developers, we all have preferences in the tools we use for work yet we rarely pay the the same level of attention to keyboards. 7

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Agile Productivity: Willpower and the Neuroscience Approach

Posted by Anna Obukhova Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 02, 2016

This article explores three strategies to save willpower energy and increase the ability to concentrate, and shows what pieces of Scrum work for which of the three strategies to increase productivity. 6

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Lessons Learned from 10 Years of Application Lifecycle Management

Posted by Mik Kersten Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 24, 2015

This article discusses the evolution of software lifecycle and developer productivity. It explains how to leverage Agile & DevOps when scaling to large teams needed to build today’s complex software.

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How the Internet of Things will Impact our Productivity

Posted by Torri Myler Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 22, 2015

The Internet of Things will seriously impact the economy at large and worker productivity by introducing a host of new solutions, from remote mobile device management to commute adjustments.

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Drive: How we Used Daniel Pink’s Work to Create a Happier, More Productive Work Place

Posted by David Mole Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 10, 2015

How we used Daniel Pink’s principles of Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose to create a happier and more productive workplace. We translated his principles into real strategies, trials and experiments.

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Q&A on “The Coaching Booster”

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Aug 10, 2015

The book the coaching booster by Shirly Ronen-Harel and Jens R. Woinowski explores different coaching methods and practices and describes a framework for coaches to help people to reach their goals.

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Measuring and Improving Software Development Productivity

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Oct 31, 2014

The book Improving Software Development Productivity contains practices, models and case studies which help you to quantitatively support adoption of agile software development.

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