On remote teams, it can be tough to build camaraderie, trust, and psychological safety. The goods news is there are many fun ways you can bring your team closer and build relationships, even while remote.
July 20, 20217 minute read
Over the years, I’ve been a part of many decisions (and lively debates) around the choice of software development libraries, tools, and frameworks. Many variables feed into these decisions, but more often than not, they are all quantifiable: integration costs, licensing costs, training costs, support...
July 16, 20212 minute read
Good morning! Are you deploying today? It’s Friday, and here in the U.S., it’s also a long holiday weekend. Over the last decade or so, I’ve noticed roughly two outspoken camps when it comes to deploying changes on Friday afternoons like today. First, you have...
July 1, 20212 minute read
Whether you're new to standup meetings or just looking to make them more effective, we've got you covered.
June 23, 20219 minute read
Learn the advantages and disadvantages of Waterfall and Agile methods so you can choose the one that's right for your team.
June 22, 20218 minute read
Good morning, Most of our blog posts use images from NASA’s image archive instead of the usual stock images used in tech or workplace articles elsewhere. These images are in the public domain and often contain a story unto themselves. This is one of my favorites. In...
June 17, 20212 minute read
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