11 mistakes to avoid during your first 30 days as a new manager
Posted on July 11, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
As a new manager, mistakes are inevitable. The mindset to acknowledge mistakes and learn from them is essential to success. Learn from these 11 common mistakes. By Vinita Bansal.
Tags career management agile programming
Difference between Personal Kanban and the Personal Agility System?
Posted on July 8, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
It may surprise you, but I was doing Personal Kanban before I created PAS. I then tried using Scrum on my life; that was closer to what I needed, but Scrum didn't really solve my challenges either. So my "personal Scrum" evolved and became "my personal Agility" and eventually, The Personal Agility System™. By Peter Stevens.
Tags agile cio teams career management
6 best practices for managing Git repos
Posted on July 7, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
This article reviews some of the best practices when it comes to adding files to your own repositories. Resist the urge to add things in Git that will make it harder to manage; here's what to do instead. By Seth Kenlon (Red Hat).
How to get big results with a small SRE team
Posted on June 27, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
One responsibility of every site reliability engineering team is to help other engineers deliver changes quickly and safely to customers. By Pierre Vincent Head of Site Reliability Engineering, Glofox.
Architecturing an App with functional reactive programming
Posted on June 24, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Whenever a team is about to start a new project, there's one question that always comes up: "Which architecture are we going to follow?" And every developer tends to have their own opinion on the matter, which makes perfect sense, because it's such an important topic. By Vincent Pradeilles.
How I've learned to deal with touchy managers as a software engineer
Posted on June 23, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length short
From dealing with touchy manager relationships to needing advice on what to do when you hate writing tests... Yyou asked your questions and Neil from neilonsoftware.com has some answers. By Neil Green.
Tags agile learning cio teams miscellaneous
Five things to do when you've got too much on your plate
Posted on June 21, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
I guess we've all been there sometimes – waking up in the morning, tired of the very thought of the day ahead of us, still exhausted from yesterdays' chores. Our already low levels of energy pop like a balloon when we visualize our very first errand and a seemingly never ending list of tasks waiting to be finished. By Rebecca Brown.
Tags agile learning cio management analytics
How to pay your rent with your open source project
Posted on June 18, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length long
Many open source projects are terribly under-resourced and under-funded. Some open source developers even have to sacrifice their financial security to work on their passion. Written by Marko Saric.
Posted on June 16, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length long
What to do when you feel a sudden urge to use shiny new trendy framework or tool. You may ping your team lead or send a message to your whole team about this cool new way of doing things, and you suggest that you start using it. The idea of having to learn something new is good, and I agree with that, but how often should you do that? Written by Nikola Đuza.
What is Kata and how is it different from Lean?
Posted on May 13, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
This article tries to find answer to questions: What is Kata? How do Kata Coaching and the Improvement Kata work? How are they different from other lean concepts? By Rever Team.
Tags agile management cio programming career teams
How open-source medicine could prepare us for the next pandemic
Posted on May 3, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length long
The old drug discovery system was built to benefit shareholders, not patients. But a new, Linux-like platform could transform the way medicine is developed—and energize the race against COVID-19. By Ruth Reader, writer for Fast Company.
A Guide to software delivery value stream mapping
Posted on April 27, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Value-stream mapping (VSM) is a lean manufacturing technique popularized in the 90s after its successful applications in the manufacturing industry with companies like Toyota. Written by Tiffany Jachja.
Tags software cio management agile