All Posts

Benefits of Collaboration

This article explains why working together as a team is better than working alone most of the time. It discusses how teamwork helps make better decisions, learn faster, and solve complex problems. You’ll also find tips on how to work well in a team and why it’s still okay to work alone sometimes.

Read More »

Selling DevEx Initiatives in Purpose vs. Profit-oriented Companies

The article looks at how companies, based on their main focus (either profit or purpose), approach Developer Experience (DevEx). It discusses the challenges and strategies of introducing DevEx initiatives in different company settings. The piece also highlights the importance of understanding a company’s stage and priorities when discussing DevEx. It’s a reflection on the balance between purpose and profit in the tech world.

Read More »

Why We Need to Stop Measuring (Developer) Productivity — Part 2

Measuring developer productivity is a flawed endeavor; it often replaces uncertain realities with misleading certainties. While metrics can offer insights, they cannot directly quantify productivity. Instead of seeking elusive measures, focus on understanding and eliminating barriers to engineers’ best work. After all, nurturing an environment for outstanding work is a more valid approach to enhancing productivity.

Read More »

Why We Need to Stop Measuring (Developer) Productivity — Part 1

Productivity metrics, once useful for traditional businesses, are now outdated, especially for developers. Relying on these numbers can harm businesses. Metrics can be misleading, causing negative practices. We need to prioritize trust and communication over mere numbers. This article urges a rethinking of our approach to productivity.

Read More »
Never miss an update

Subscribe To My Newsletter

Are you interested in creating high-performing teams and organizations without carrots-and-sticks leadership? Subscribe and get inspiration directly to your inbox.