08 May, 2013
A description of a high-performing team in action.
11 Jan, 2014
In-office collocated teams get a lot of criticism these days, but there are trade-offs to remote work that I rarely hear discussed.
15 Jun, 2015
Most engineering management today is not very good. Here's why.
16 Nov, 2016
Some thoughts about managing at the team level rather than just at the individual level.
06 Mar, 2017
What does it really mean to be a manager?
20 Jul, 2017
How do we dismantle the waterfall of work and start working together better?
22 Oct, 2017
There are a lot of things that suck about traditional estimates. So we stopped using them.
28 Apr, 2022
I've stumbled upon a style of estimation that I've seen be pretty successful. I'll call it "2W+ Estimation".
30 Apr, 2022
The majority of software developers don’t really know how to do a very effective work breakdown and the results are often absolutely disastrous.
09 May, 2022
I previously explained why you should care about a good work breakdown. In this post, I’ll start to dig into how.
19 May, 2022
Thin Vertical slices are generally the best practice for work breakdowns, but they're still not as common as they should be, so I'll try to describe them more here.
23 May, 2022
Here's the last piece of the puzzle: What does a good work breakdown look like as a whole?
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