Effective delegation


Effective delegation is a core management skill that every leader should master. In essence, delegation is an act of transferring responsibility for specific tasks to others (teams or individuals). Delegation should result in freeing the manager up for more strategic work, but it goes beyond just getting stuff off the manager's plate. Delegating empowers the teams, builds trust, encourages...

Evolution of engineering metrics


A good yet compact overview of the evolution of software engineering metrics and various attempts to measure the productivity of software development teams: . It’s nice to see how metrics moved away from being output-driven (lines of code or velocity) towards being more outcome-focused (DORA). Finally, it’s now widely acknowledged that the well-being and satisfaction of development...