82604 examples of Their in a sentence
I segregated the companies based on whether tech was at
However, at non-venture funded companies and consultancies, several respondents were very happy with project management, and called out these people as a reason for
Teams being allowed to choose
own way of working was more common at public tech companies and venture-funded scaleups.
Many people rating
satisfaction as 4 or 5 mentioned autonomy, freedom and flexibility, and the putting of quality first at the team level, as a positive.
As a counterpoint, an engineering leader at a public tech company with stable growth shared that
organization heavily relies on JIRA, using it as a knowledge engine.
case, JIRA works well for large-scale coordination, after the organization fully adopted it.
When teams can iterate together and change
own terms, satisfaction and productivity go up.
Employees – and not just engineers – often have access to real time business metrics and data sources, to write
own queries and create custom reports.
Each team will vary, but I’ve found great success in rotating the project lead role among engineers, helping everyone on the team grow
Engineering project leads will add as little process as they can, as this is in
In the “old world”, an engineer would finish
work, check into
branch, update a ticket, and let the QA know it’s ready for review.
We made a quiet, unofficial, change where all SDETs built production software as well, and all software engineers became responsible for testing
With first-class infrastructure and platforms ready to use, teams can focus on
core work goals, over figuring out how to set up infrastructure, or how to make a service compliant.
How can engineers spend more time writing code that moves the needle for the goals of
team, instead of being bogged down by infrastructure issues or working around problems with
However, as teams are autonomous and empowered, more often than not they instead update
team charter, so team members can immediately say no to work the team does not own.
This allows teams to reflect on
ways of working.
Over time, teams with autonomy to change
working style usually end up dropping heavyweight Scrum rules they don’t need and develop a custom working style.
This person decided to move the whole organization to a NoEstimates method in the first few months of
It was a lot more work upfront, but resulted in the team delivering more, people growing faster, getting promoted faster, and those people becoming engineering leaders faster than
Directing, mentoring and coaching all have
Choose your approaches depending on whether you direct, mentor or coach and give space to people or teams, based on
capabilities as well.
If an engineer only needs to talk to an engineer to decide, that decision will be faster than if the engineer needs to talk to
project manager, who talks to another project manager, who talks to an engineer, who talks to… you get it.
Consultants will be biased to deliver easy-to-measure results because this is the simplest way to prove
Thanks to Adriaan, Alexandra, Alex, David, and Steve for
help in reviewing this article.
Listen, if you have invested money with managers who you compensate on the basis of
annual performance, don't ever again complain about quarterly report CEO management.
Working with Larry Lessig, it will be, somewhere in that process, posted with tools and limited-use copyrights, so that young people can remix it and do it in
At Pepsi, two-thirds of
revenue growth came from
We can now actually interfere with
psychology in rather profound ways, as I'll show you in my last example, which is directed at a familiar question.
Here's what happened in two instances: We're comparing two strains of flies, each of them having about 100 light-addressable cells in
brains, shown here in green on the left and on the right.
So like, you can't feed cows
own brains or you get mad cow disease, and inbreeding and incest and, let's see, what's the other one?