What is Product Leadership?

Product teams live in a world of uncertainty. Our purpose as Product Managers is to fill in the blanks between what we’ve already built, and what is next. We need to approach ambiguous situations with an open mind, curiosity, and a readiness to learn.

The Fallacy of Product Management

The scope of product management is incredibly broad and varied and product managers have to be on their toes to run everything smoothly. But that doesn’t mean that product managers have to step in everywhere.

How To Fix The Enterprise DevOps Dilemma

DevOps is now a well identified category with more and more tools that claim to make the life of DevOps easier. I would argue that today we don’t have much choice. There are two main reasons: open source software is eating the world, and syncing is hard.

Software Quality: The Top 10 metrics to build confidence

How do you measure quality in software engineering? This is the question there will always be a debate on. This article lists the quality-related metrics that the top engineering teams have been keeping track of, and see when and how you should use them.

How to Use Data to Improve Your Sprint Retrospectives

Most agile teams do sprint retrospectives to iterate on their software development process. This article lists indicators on the health of your team’s collaboration. It might be worthwhile to consider them to compare sprints during retrospectives.

How to Use Software Productivity Metrics The Right Way

Software engineering velocity metrics have always been a very debated topic. Largely because they have been used the wrong way most of the time. This article lists the different ones available, and see how and when you can use them.

3 Kinds of Good Tech Debt

The key is to be intentional about what you invest time in and aware of the costs you’re taking on. Err on the side of building too little because you can always build more later. Build things to be easy to throw away and replace; it’ll make your code more modular.

14 Traits of the 10x Engineer

The Wix Engineering team believe that 10x engineers are not only people that can produce 10x faster than most people, even more, those are people that can make a whole team 10x better by having a positive influence on anyone that they work with.

Uber-inspired practices for developer mentoring

The most sought-after software engineers are all generous mentors. People not only look up to them for their skills, but also as they are approachable and continuously help others grow around them. And mentorship is how they keep growing their skills.

Clearbit’s approach to management

Management is an art is severely underrated in the wider business community. Your manager can make or break your experience at work, as your primary contact with a company. Ultimately, people don’t leave companies; they leave managers.