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Why Companies Chose LinearB For Engineering Metrics

October 13, 2022 • Jonathan Sandals
Want proof that LinearB was created by engineers, for engineers? Just look at why our customers chose it.

What is Developer Productivity and How to Measure It

October 12, 2022 • Tris Pedro
It goes without saying that measuring developer productivity is important for your company. But software engineering teams can run into some common problems. Learn how to measure developer productivity efficiently and improve team performance.

How to Survive the PR Overload from Hacktoberfest

October 10, 2022 • Luke Kilpatrick
As an open-source project maintainer, Hacktoberfest is a great way to get new contributors and accomplish tasks for your open-source project, but it can also create a huge amount of PRs of varying quality. Learn how you can separate spammy Hacktoberfest PRs - automatically.

How Unbabel Doubled Deployment Frequency With LinearB

September 29, 2022 • Conor Bronsdon
When your dev team improves its deployment frequency, it lifts up every other department in your business.

The Best Software Engineering Podcasts (2022 Edition)

September 28, 2022 • Conor Bronsdon
From Dev Interrupted to The Changelog, we've put together a list of the 9 best software engineering podcasts to check out this year.

What is Cycle Time in Software Development?

September 21, 2022 • Tris Pedro
In software development, cycle time is the time from first commit to production release. Learn how to measure it and improve it with LinearB.

Solving the Next Engineering Challenge: Continuous Merge

September 14, 2022 • Dan Lines
What's the next big challenge for developers? Actually getting code merged. Our solution: continuous merge and the first stand-alone continuous merge tool, gitStream.

Using Metrics to Achieve a Good Deployment Frequency

September 12, 2022 • Oscar Jite-Orimiono
In this post, we'll cover what deployment frequency is. Once we see it's importance, we'll discuss how to improve it.

What Are Scrum Metrics? | 3 Examples

August 24, 2022 • Briana Johnson
Scrum metrics evaluate if development teams are delivering business value, working effectively, and following scrum best practices. Take a look at 3 scrum metrics examples you should be measuring.

How Drata’s Unicorn Engineering Team Scales With LinearB

August 22, 2022 • Jonathan Sandals
When you're as ambitious in your growth as Drata, empowering every level of your dev org to make smart decisions is essential.

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