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The rise of engineering operations
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The rise of engineering operations

Xerox is credited with building one of the first sales operations groups. Its leader, J. Patrick Kelly, said his responsibilities consisted of “all...

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A New Way to Unlock Engineering Performance - Demo
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A New Way to Unlock Engineering Performance - Demo

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A CEO's 5 metrics for software engineering
Best Practices

A CEO's 5 metrics for software engineering

In a recent Quora Session, I was asked about the performance metrics that matter most to a business’s success. For a software company, this means...

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2019 State of Engineering Performance Management
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2019 State of Engineering Performance Management

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How today's engineering leaders manage performance
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How today's engineering leaders manage performance

I'm happy to announce our first annual report on the state of engineering performance management. We surveyed more than 100 software engineering...

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Story points are dead. Here's why.
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Story points are dead. Here's why.

Years ago, a friend of mine walked into an upscale bar in Chicago. He ordered a gin and tonic. “Twenty dollars,” the bartender told him. “Twenty!” my...

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Pinpoint's CEO & Co-Founder Is Helping Those Making Software Make Software Better

October 30, 2019 — Built In Austin

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Quora Sessions: Building high-performance engineering teams
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Quora Sessions: Building high-performance engineering teams

This week I joined a Quora session focused around building high-performance engineering teams. There was a range of great questions—a lot deserving...

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How To Find Your Top Software Engineers—And To Help Others Get There

October 15, 2019 — Forbes

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What is Engineering Performance Management?
News & Updates

What is Engineering Performance Management?

When people ask what we do, my answer—the so-called elevator pitch—goes something like this: We synthesize the work activity in software delivery...

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Using machine learning to measure code risk
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Using machine learning to measure code risk

In software engineering, “risk” can mean a lot of things. When it comes to code risk, we mean the likelihood that any particular commit is going to...

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How good are we? Hard questions meet hard data
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How good are we? Hard questions meet hard data

Software engineering has more data about the way it works than probably any other organization. We’ve spent the last couple of decades automating...

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