Learnings from a Culture-First Start-up

Posted by Sunil Sadasivan  on  Aug 14, 2016

Sunil Sadasivan talks about some of Buffer’s culture experiments to illustrate how cultivating and iterating on a team's culture can improve happiness, employee retention, and overall growth.


Agile Productivity: Willpower and Neuroscience Approach

Posted by Anna Obukhova  on  Jan 13, 2016

Anna Obukhova discusses the relationship between willpower and Agile practices sharing 10 tips that can lead to increased productivity.


Productivity Is Killing Us

Posted by Adam Yuret  on  Jun 04, 2015 1

Adam Yuret discusses how a focus on resource efficiency impedes flow while creating mountains of failure demand and fracturing an organization into competing silos.


How to Get Groovy with Java 8

Posted by Peter Ledbrook  on  Dec 06, 2014

Peter Ledbrook discusses the impact of the Java 8 language changes on Groovy applications and if Groovy still provides an edge in terms of developer productivity.


Managing Developers

Posted by Jonathan Mills  on  Jun 14, 2014 1

Jonathan Mills teaches the top attributes of a good manager, showing 10 techniques on how to improve the productivity and satisfaction of a team’s members.


The Evils of Multi-tasking and How Personal Kanban Can Help You

Posted by Sandy Mamoli  on  Dec 28, 2013

Sandy Mamoli explains how to avoid multi-tasking by using personal Kanban and other Agile practices applied at the individual level.

This is Your Workflow on Catnip

Posted by Bodil Stokke  on  Dec 12, 2012 1

Bodil Stokke introduces the productivity benefits of Catnip, a text editor with REPL (Read Eval Print Loop) functionality integrated into the Clojure environment.

Why Program by Hand in Five Days what You Can Spend Five Years of Your Life Automating?

Posted by Terence Parr  on  Sep 02, 2011 5

Terence Parr discusses using automation tools including DSLs to automate the software creation process as much as possible in order to increase output, effectiveness, correctness and velocity.

Code Generation on the JVM: Writing Code that Writes Code

Posted by Hamlet D'Arcy  on  Mar 31, 2011 3

Hamlet D`Arcy demonstrates some of the Groovy tools useful to increase productivity by generating code at compile time: Project Lombok and AST Transforms.

Measuring Agile in the Enterprise: 5 Success Factors for Large-Scale Agile Adoption

Posted by Michael Mah  on  Oct 09, 2008 4

Michael Mah analyzes the development process in 5 companies: 2 Agile (one of them BMC) and 3 classic. He presents the factors which contributed to the success of BMC's Agile adoption.

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