Category Archives: Process

Tech Leadership Weekly, Issue 12

This content originally appeared in Tech Leadership Weekly, a weekly email newsletter to help you become a better technical manager. Sign-up at Tech Leadership Weekly. First Round The Science of Speaking is the Art of Being Heard Communication is not … Continue reading

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Tech Leadership Weekly, Issue 10

A weekly dose of management, process, and leadership. First Round Review Shims, Jigs and Other Woodworking Concepts to Conquer Technical Debt Technical debt is a natural part of the software development cycle, and smart teams are constantly managing it. Dialog … Continue reading

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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 7

A weekly dose of management, process, and leadership. Dave Girouard Speed as a Habit Moving fast isn’t just something software teams need to focus on, it’s applicable to the entire organization. Making thoughtful decisions with input and perspective from your … Continue reading

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Tech Leadership Weekly, Issue 6

A weekly dose of management, process, and leadership. Julie Zhuo Unintuitive Things I’ve Learned about Management If a day of 1x1s sounds like a nightmare, management might not be for you. As your role transitions to a facilitator, enjoying people … Continue reading

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Tech Leadership Weekly, Issue 5

A weekly dose of management, process, and leadership. Rands in Repose Lost in Translation This post has two great points about being a manger. First, you will have failure, and it’s OK. It’s a big part of learning. Second, communication … 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.  Issue 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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