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The Latest from LinearB

VP Engineering & VP Product: How to Create a United Front

May 26, 2020 • Dan Lines
VPs of Engineering & VPs of Product Management have an inherently tension-filled relationship. Creating a united front has benefits for everyone.

LinearB May Release: Enhanced Team Dashboard, Release from Branches, and Jira On-Prem

May 26, 2020 • Boaz Dremer
This week we’re announcing 5 new features to help you more easily see trends, track releases and connect to your full tech sack.

1 Dev, 3 Teams, 3 git pull request review experiences

May 19, 2020 • Ariel Illouz
Different companies have different code review processes. Noam Hofshi of LinearB shares how his last 3 teams have handled git pull request reviews.

Why Agile Velocity is the Most Dangerous Metric

May 12, 2020 • Dan Lines
Agile velocity is a useful tool for sprint planning. But when dev leaders use velocity as a productivity metric, it has dangerous consequences.

“Our dev culture is based on Bushido Samurai code”

May 7, 2020 • Dan Lines
Chris Downard, VP of Engineering at GigSmart, sits down with LinearB to talk about how he based the principals of his team culture on Bushido Samurai Code.

LinearB Exclusive Report: Remote is good for devs, bad for teams?

April 21, 2020 • Ori Keren
See how the transition to 100% work-from-home has impacted 50 software development teams across 11 countries.

How to introduce data-driven culture to your dev team

April 15, 2020 • Dan Lines
Introducing a data-driven culture to your dev team can be scary and difficult. Hear a VP of Engineering and an Agile Coach discuss their tips.

3 Dev Leaders open up about remote software development

April 8, 2020 • Dan Lines
The shift to remote software development has changed the way that teams are running. 3 dev leaders discuss how their teams are adjusting to the new norm.

Why Slack alerts went to #1 on our roadmap

April 6, 2020 • Boaz Dremer
After the dev world made the sudden shift to work from home, LinearB sprung into action and delivered Slack alerts to support remote teams.

Dev Team productivity is way down at LinearB (the effects of abruptly moving to 100% WFH)

March 25, 2020 • Dan Lines
Since the shift to remote work, our dev team productivity is down. Learn how we measure our development process, and why we focus on process over outputs.

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