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Bossware, Trust, and "Productivity" Scores

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Bossware, Trust, and "Productivity" Scores

At Status Hero, we're building the opposite of bossware.

Henry Poydar

Henry Poydar

August 18, 2022 2 minute read

What is this thing?

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What is this thing?

Turn the engagement level of your team meeting up a notch

Henry Poydar

Henry Poydar

August 5, 2022 4 minute read

Autocomplete anything!

Product Updates

Autocomplete anything!

Press the pound (#) key in the check-in form to auto-magically title-ize and deep link Github PRs, Jira tickets, or whatever tools your team uses.

Henry Poydar

Henry Poydar

August 3, 2022 2 minute read

Scrum Tools and Best Practices

Productivity & Estimation

Scrum Tools and Best Practices

Scrum is a simple framework, but it takes deliberate practice and motivation to master it. Learn which tools make it easy to implement with your team.

Aditya Kulkarni

Aditya Kulkarni

July 19, 2022 16 minute read

Using Kanban in Software Development

Productivity & Estimation

Using Kanban in Software Development

If you’re looking to get started with applying a project management methodology to your workflow, Kanban might be just what you need. It’s relatively easy to get started with and the core practices can be applied one at a time as your team needs them, making it a great option for teams hoping to provide a bit more structure to their project management.

Keanan Koppenhaver

Keanan Koppenhaver

July 12, 2022 11 minute read

Understanding the Agile Triangle’s Role in Product Development

Productivity & Estimation

Understanding the Agile Triangle’s Role in Product Development

Learn how the agile triangle helps teams better manage the quality, value, and constraints of their projects.

Rabo James Bature

Rabo James Bature

June 7, 2022 12 minute read

Henry Poydar

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