Category Archives: Agile

Tech Leadership Weekly, Issue 9

A weekly dose of management, process, and leadership. Dave Thomas Agile is Dead (video) The Agile Manifesto is being applied in ways the original authors never intended. It’s created an entire industry of consultants and process. From one of the … Continue reading

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Tech Leadership Weekly, Issue 4

A weekly dose of management, process, and leadership. First Round This Is What Impactful Engineering Leadership Looks Like A good manager is a good facilitator. It means understanding the goals and objectives of your people and creating opportunities. It means … Continue reading

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Tech Leadership Weekly, Issue 3

A weekly dose of management, process, and leadership. Marcus Blankenship The Real Work of (Software) Management As managers, instead of producing code, we produce cohesive, productive teams. Our actions need to be force multipliers, and our focus is on deliver … Continue reading

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Tech Leadership Weekly, Issue 2

A weekly dose of management, process, and leadership. ┬áIssue 2. Joel Spolsky 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 … Continue reading

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Tech Leadership Weekly, Issue 1

A weekly dose of management, process, and leadership. Issue 1, March 2, 2016 Marcus Blankship The Case for Weekly Meetings, Why an Old-School Schedule Gets Leading-Edge Results A great point to the value of weekly check-in meetings with each of … Continue reading

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Planning a Sprint

Before starting a sprint, it’s important to decide how much work can be fit into the upcoming sprint. As a team, We’ve chosen to use hours as the measurement for work. We start by prioritizing work in the backlog, ensuring … Continue reading

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