A weekly dose of management, process, and leadership. Issue 2.
The Identity Management Method
As Joel points out, there are a couple of approaches to management. Getting your team to intrinsically understand and embrace the goals of the organization is hard. It is the most effective way to lead, especially a technical team. For contrast, I recommend reading the ‘Command and Control Management’, and ‘Econ 101 Management’ posts as well. They are referenced in the article.
Reading Time: 5 minutes (15 minutes for all three posts)
The business landscape around us changes quickly, especially for those organizations in the technical space. This post provides a great perspective on how to prioritize, and then act on marketplace opportunities in a timely fashion.
Reading Time: 10 minutes
How to Deploy Software
Unless releasing code is fantastically boring, you’re probably doing it wrong. A rapid ‘release and iterate’ cycle allows organizations to maximize opportunities. Streamlining the deployment process can offer a high return on investment. It results in better code, fewer production bugs, and lets a development team move smart and fast. This is a long post, but offers a ton of valuable insight.
Reading Time: 20 minutes
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