How To Criticize Coworkersalexturek.com/2022-03-18-How-to-criticize-coworkers/
I originally wrote this as a doc, and did a talk w/ slides in Fall 2020 at Convoy. This is very focused on how to work in a software engineering team (surprise! that’s most of what I know about!) but I’ve had friends say they’ve shown this to their partners,...
Staying on the path to high performing teams. | Irrational Exuberancelethain.com/durably-excellent-teams/
As a caveat, the system fix is to hire net-new people, increasing the overall capacity of the company. Sometimes folks instead attempt to capture more resources from existing company, and I’m pretty negative on that. People are not fungible, and generally folks end up in useful places, so I’m skeptical of reassigning existing folks to drive optimality. By nature, it’s also impossible for this kind of discussion to not become political, even when everyone involved has deep trust and r...
Butter | Workshops as smooth as butterbutter.us/
Butter is a video conferencing tool that empowers facilitators to run interactive, buttery smooth online workshops!
Those pesky pull request reviews – Jessitronjessitron.com/2021/03/27/those-pesky-pull-request-reviews/
No one wants to review pull requests. This is a sign of a deeper problem than "people aren't following the process"
The user research platform for teams – Dovetaildovetailapp.com/
Dovetail helps you store, analyze, and collaborate on user research in one place, making it easy to see patterns, discover customer insights, and decide what to do next. Our customers include Boston Consulting Group, Cisco, CSIRO, Deliveroo, Elsevier, Kayak, Mastercard, Sketch, Shopify, Square, Thoughtworks, and VMware.
Hello Kinopio – Kinopiokinopio.club/
Kinopio is the visual thinking tool for new ideas and hard problems.
Localization Management Platform for agile teams | Crowdincrowdin.com/
Crowdin's localization management platform is a technology solution for your team. Translate and update content for your multilingual product with our cloud software.
Tools for Remote UX Workshopsnngroup.com/articles/tools-remote-ux-workshops/
The type of workshop will dictate which tools your team should use. Ultimately, with limited time and budget, your best bet is to use a tool your team already knows how to use.
Ryeboard: The ultimate visual workspaceryeboard.com/
The fast modular workspace
How to do a code review | eng-practicesgoogle.github.io/eng-practices/review/reviewer/
Google’s Engineering Practices documentation
A Short Guide to Writing Software Requirements — PJ Srivastavapjsrivastava.com/a-short-guide-to-writing-software-requirements/
A primer on writing requirements for software applications, including an overview of how to write user stories.
Why can't they just...? | Lara Hoganlarahogan.me/blog/why-cant-they-just/
Stealing a page out of other leaders’ books, I began writing a “Week in Review” post every two weeks or so at Etsy, with a link open to anyone internally, and a distribution list of the people in my organization. I used it as a reflection on themes that were coming up in weekly one-on-ones, backchannels, team meetings, etc.