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Stories and advice for dev leaders, written by dev leaders. How to scale your team, which metrics to use, how to grow your career… even how to explain software development to your CEO (hint: very carefully 😉 )
Why Engineering Efficiency Should Win the Dev Productivity Debate
October 26, 2023
Conor Bronsdon

Why Engineering Efficiency Should Win the Dev Productivity Debate

It's time to settle the McKinsey productivity debate.
How Healthy Engineering Teams Invest Their Time
September 28, 2023
Conor Bronsdon

How Healthy Engineering Teams Invest Their Time

In a perfect world, leaders could show a direct line between engineering efforts and business impact. In reality, the nature of software engineering is complicated; whether you’re building new features, solving problems in the code base, or fighting fires.
6 Proven Strategies For Being A Great Platform Engineer
September 20, 2023
Conor Bronsdon

6 Proven Strategies For Being A Great Platform Engineer

Despite being a relatively new profession, platform engineers already have some tried and true wisdom to rely on.
4 Rules for Leading Dev Teams in Tough Economic Times
May 25, 2023
Conor Bronsdon

4 Rules for Leading Dev Teams in Tough Economic Times

There are real, positive things you can do when business isn't business-as-usual. Here are 4 from the best engineers in the industry.
6 Keys to Human-Centric Software Development
May 10, 2023
Conor Bronsdon

6 Keys to Human-Centric Software Development

How Open Source Enabled Kubernetes’ Success
April 26, 2023
Adam Noble

How Open Source Enabled Kubernetes’ Success

The success of Kubernetes was never preordained - it took years of evangelizing, but the secret sauce to its success was open source.
4 Engineering Leadership Screw-Ups by the Best in the Business (And What We Learned From Them)
April 11, 2023
Conor Bronsdon

4 Engineering Leadership Screw-Ups by the Best in the Business (And What We Learned From Them)

We asked four of the engineering community's top minds about the early mistakes that helped shape their careers into what they are today.
Dev Interrupted's Best Programmer Humor
March 17, 2023
Jonathan Sandals

Dev Interrupted's Best Programmer Humor

Programmers have a better sense of humor about their work than any other professions. These comics are proof.
Dev Interrupted: Hebrew Edition Recap
October 1, 2022
Connor McClannahan

Dev Interrupted: Hebrew Edition Recap

To celebrate the release of the 5th episode of the Hebrew Edition of Dev Interrupted, we look back on some of our previous episodes.
Level Up Your Engineering Management Skills: Why You Should View Your Mistakes as ‘Misses’
June 21, 2022
Max Kolomaznik

Level Up Your Engineering Management Skills: Why You Should View Your Mistakes as ‘Misses’

There’s no one-size-fits-all solution for managing engineers. Engineering leader Ian Nowland offers a framework based on 20 years in the industry. Mistakes are inevitable, but you can take the ego (and some of the pain) out of a screw up by viewing it as a “miss” — and focusing on the learning opportunity.

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