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28 pages tagged with "management"

What kills agility?

May 30, 2024

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Dozens of documents and spreadsheets, meetings over meetings, and yet without much impact, result in team misalignments—realized too late.

How we manage an organization defines its quality. Excellent management is crucial to avoid the Waterfall trap if we aim to build an Agile environment. But why would we want that? What’s wrong with the way we already work?

Radical Candor

April 17, 2024

The Lean Startup

January 26, 2024

Unhealthy working environment

October 11, 2023

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An unhealthy working environment can have various symptoms that negatively impact employees’ physical and mental well-being.

The Peter Principle

September 30, 2023

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The Peter principle states that a person who is competent at their job will earn a promotion to a position that requires different skills. If the promoted person lacks the skills required for the new role, they will be incompetent at the new level, and will not be promoted again.

It's Your Ship

September 20, 2023

The Essential Drucker

October 29, 2022

The beauty of leadership

September 25, 2022

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Leadership is not a synonym for management, it has nothing to do with titles or personal attributes. So, what is it? How can we become leaders? And most importantly, why?

Continuous Discovery Habits

August 21, 2022

The Great CEO Within

August 01, 2022

The Project Management Triangle

July 25, 2022

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A triangle of time, quality and cost. it’s an indicator that these three parameters are interconnected. You can fix one or two of them, but not three.

Bikeshedding

May 27, 2022

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The term was coined as a metaphor to illuminate Parkinson’s Law of triviality.

People within an organization typically give disproportionate weight to trivial issues.

Dunbar number

April 02, 2022

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Dunbar’s number is a suggested cognitive limit to the number of people with whom one can maintain stable social relationships, in which an individual knows who each person is and how each person relates to every other person.

Team Topologies

March 31, 2022

Team Topologies focuses on how to set up dynamic team structures and interaction modes that can help teams adapt quickly to new conditions, and achieve fast and safe software delivery.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

December 07, 2021

This book is a leadership fable about a tech company that is struggling to get more customers. The C level is not working as a team, and they have a hard time coming to any agreements which result in negative morale. Until the new CEO, Catherine Petersen, joins the team, and she is able to recognize the problems and help the team overcome them by understanding the situation.

Turn the Ship Around!

September 12, 2021

Become an Effective Software Engineering Manager

June 27, 2021

A great compilation of all topics that are important for management: 1:1s, performance reviews, hiring and laying off, workplace politics, remote work, and others.

The book is divided into 3 parts: the first part covers things a new manager should know, the second and third parts go into topics that all managers should master.

Peopleware

May 28, 2021

Software development is about people: when, how and where they can best work together. Not about programming languages or tools. Not about fast computers, networks or internet access.

Soft skills are truly important in IT, more than people tend to think.

The Art of Leadership

April 19, 2021

Embrace the change

March 01, 2021

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The book Who moved my cheese? presents a tale inside the main story that consists of 4 characters: two mice, Sniff and Scurry, and two little persons, Hem and Haw.

Who moved my cheese?

January 16, 2021

This book presents a tale inside the main story that consists of 4 characters: two mice, Sniff and Scurry, and two little persons, Hem and Haw.

The tale is a beautiful metaphor of the different attitudes that people adopt as part of their identity in life when they have to confront any change.

Scrum

June 10, 2020

High Output Management

April 03, 2020

The Manager Path

March 26, 2020

Sprint

September 01, 2016