How to become your own mentor
Posted on February 18, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length short
The art of picking up wisdom from many different places. As creative entrepreneurs, we are always relying on inspiration. It's what drives us forward to make new art and express ourselves in a financially viable way. By Jesty Beatz.
How we improved developer productivity for our DevOps teams
Posted on February 16, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length long
Across Spotify, our teams diligently strive to fulfill our mission to "unlock the potential of human creativity by giving millions of creative artists the opportunity to live off their work, and billions of fans the opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by it". Published by Maria Jernström and Jason Palmer.
Tags devops teams performance cio career
What's this about Micro-commits?
Posted on February 2, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
We're talking about version control here, but we're also talking about productive habits. The term that is being passed around is "micro-commit," and it is one of those concepts that we didn't realize needed a name or a definition or an article on a blog. By Tim Ottinger.
How to groom your engineers for engineering management roles
Posted on December 5, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
By understanding your engineer's driving motivations for wanting that new role and making sure that they're realistic about the right things to optimize for with those motivations in mind. By Vishwa Krishnakumar.
Tags teams cio career agile management
Remote work is changing how productivity is measured
Posted on November 27, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Companies are getting a reality check about how work gets done. In March 2020, the largest "work-from-home" experiment in history began. By Matt Klassen.
Tags cio miscellaneous agile teams career
How many jobs do robots really replace?
Posted on October 30, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
New research puts a number on the job costs of automation. In many parts of the U.S., robots have been replacing workers over the last few decades. But to what extent, really? Some technologists have forecast that automation will lead to a future without work, while other observers have been more skeptical about such scenarios. By Massachusetts Institute of Technology, original written by Peter Dizikes.
How to advance in blockchain as a Java developer
Posted on September 11, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Come 2009, and mysteriously out of the blocks emerged a cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, coded using a technique described in 1991 as blockchain. Bitcoin attracted sustained attention, and blockchain, which until then was largely unnoticed, basked in the dawn of a new era of promise. By Girish.
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
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
Kotlin: An illustrated guide to conditionals When and If
Posted on May 12, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
In real life, we do different things depending on the circumstances. For example, if it's raining outside, I'll probably grab an umbrella. If it's sunny outside, I'll grab my sunglasses. I do different things depending on the weather. By Dave Leeds.
Remote work: How global teams collaborate across time zones
Posted on May 1, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Laura Heisman is an author of this article about how they have built and managed very successful global teams through the years and share some great insight on how to work with dispersed teams around the world.