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Why I joined Pinpoint
News & Updates

Why I joined Pinpoint

I started my career building computers with one other guy, in his basement, back in 1996. Over the course of my 20-plus years in software, I’ve...

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How we use machine learning for intelligent commit linking
Best Practices

How we use machine learning for intelligent commit linking

Just a few days ago, we wrote about four reasons to link your code commits to their originating issue. The idea is that remembering to link your code...

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4 real reasons to link your code commits
Best Practices

4 real reasons to link your code commits

We all know the best practice: when committing code, link it to the originating issue. This is simple to do, as easy as hashtagging the issue ID in...

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Modern CTO #112 - Jeff Haynie, CEO & Co-Founder of Pinpoint

June 14, 2019 — ModernCTO

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Modern CTO podcast recap: what leaders are hungry for
News & Updates

Modern CTO podcast recap: what leaders are hungry for

The idea for Pinpoint grew out of my experience building and running other companies, most recently Appcelerator. I’m an engineer—I still code, and...

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How (and why) to measure engineering throughput
Best Practices

How (and why) to measure engineering throughput

If you think about software engineering as a pipeline (as we do), it clarifies, at the highest level, what we care about: how much we get done, how...

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Major League Development: What Software Engineering Can Learn From Baseball

June 5, 2019 — Forbes

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CIOs Crack Open the ‘Black Box’ of Tech Productivity

June 3, 2019 — The Wall Street Journal

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In Others' Words: Building engineering excellence at Shutterstock
Customer Stories

In Others' Words: Building engineering excellence at Shutterstock

When Anthony Cardone was first hired at Shutterstock a little under four years ago, his role was supposed to be program management—to work with teams...

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Making the case for more people
Best Practices

Making the case for more people

“Why aren’t we moving faster?” It’s a question, sometimes with an expletive attached, that rings in lots of leaders’ ears. The old engineering joke...

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Plea from HR: how can we help engineers shine?
Best Practices

Plea from HR: how can we help engineers shine?

A couple of weeks ago, at the invitation of the Gartner Research Board, I spoke to a group of human resources executives from some of the biggest...

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Ten questions every CTO should be able to answer
Best Practices

Ten questions every CTO should be able to answer

I recently sat down with Jeff Epstein, an operating partner at Bessemer Venture Partners and former CFO of Oracle. The aim of Pinpoint is to use data...

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