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Why Now is the Time to Start Your Engineering Operational Excellence Journey

September 5, 2019 • Ori Keren
I love to develop and build products that impact customers' lives and work; leading teams to pursue that end. This passion is what has driven me to co-found LinearB.
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5 Ways to Deliver and Accelerate Engineering Velocity

August 22, 2019 • Dan Lines
VPs of Engineering often ask me how to increase their velocity. When I was a VP of Engineering, this was my eternal quest; to deliver more value at a high rate of speed.
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Critical Metrics to Run Your Software Team: Time To Merge

August 7, 2019 • Dan Lines
Time to merge is a critical metric for measuring software team productivity. It is sneaky sharp, super useful, & a must-know metric for software leaders.
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How to Measure Your Software Delivery Pipeline

July 22, 2019 • Dan Lines
Want to improve? Here is how to measure your software delivery pipeline. The secret, a holistic view providing both project and development insights.
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The Three Pillars of Engineering Team Productivity

June 6, 2019 • Dan Lines
Ori and Dan had the privilege of being guests on the Frontier podcast by Gun.io. In this episode, we discuss how to measure productivity in software engineering organizations.
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What is the First Step to Improving Performance? Why I’m Joining Linear B as an Advisor

May 21, 2019 • Nathan Burke
If you want to get better at anything, what's the first step? A look at why I'm joining Linear B as an Advisor.
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Burnout. A Productivity Mindset Shift.

April 10, 2019 • Dan Lines
From burnout to balance. An unexpected path to improving productivity.
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How to Scale Software Development Teams

March 14, 2019 • Dan Lines
Scaling a software organization is the ultimate challenge. Technical readiness is a key component in scaling software teams.
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How to Measure Productivity in Software Engineering Teams

February 18, 2019 • Dan Lines
The three-part methodology we use to measure software engineering productivity at Linear B.
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The Top Three Lessons I Learned Seeking Seed Funding

January 15, 2019 • Dan Lines
Sharing the top three things I’ve learned from our $1.6M seed funding round as a first time founder.
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