When we first published our blog a couple of years back, we decided to use Jekyll. It’s simple, Ruby-based, established, and it does this one job really well. We’ve stuck with it. According to the experts, there’s an SEO edge to hosting your blog in...
October 10, 20212 minute read
You need a good mix of growth trajectory and ambition in your team. Keep the reliable rock stars on your team happy by offering them the same pay and respect given the fast-growing superstars offered more responsibility and promotions.
October 5, 20214 minute read
At Status Hero, we regularly share and watch product development talks as a team. They help us expand our approaches and challenge ourselves to do better. Here are 16 of our team’s favorites on product management, jobs-to-be-done, lean, and discovery. Product Management Product Strategy: Revisited...
September 28, 20216 minute read
Interview Cake is a study tool that preps software engineering candidates for programming interviews.
June 20, 20212 minute read
Ever been on a great distributed or remote team before? Everyone gets along, solid products are built and big challenges are faced head-on. You enjoy the day-to-day, learn a ton and routinely feel a warm sense of accomplishment. You even perk up for business-related emails...
June 5, 202119 minute read
Welcome to another installment of “Monday Routines,” in which software people like you recount their Monday rituals. The goal is to peer into their day-to-day patterns and habits as they lead teams, collaborate, and deliver great software. Hopefully you’ll discover a tidbit or two to...
April 11, 20225 minute read
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