Is it Possible to Prod (Manage) Developers into Feeling Happier?

    Despite appearances to the contrary, developers are on balance a happy bunch. But only just.

    The Importance of Product Managers Within a Team

    Speaking on our Hacking the Org podcast recently, Matt LeMay suggested that we spend far too much time worrying about the definitions of different job titles in product management. ”Conversations abou...

    WTF is Istio?

    My last post asked WTF is a Service Mesh?. Now we’re familiar with the overall concept, in this article I’m going to take a dive into the most popular Mesh, Istio. This will be more practical and deta...

    Five Key Questions to Diagnose a Sick Organisation

    Faiza was a 40-year-old professional with an illustrious career when she collapsed on a Monday morning with a stroke. She had talked to her partner for months of feeling excessive work pressure, and h...

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    Panel: WTF is Next for Developer Experience?

    When you invest in Developer Experience (DevEx), the impact is felt in developer productivity and happiness, and as a result profitability and retention. See why and how DevEx is essential in resourci...

    Podcast: GitHub Director of Engineering, Liz Saling, on Pausing Feature Development to Focus on Tech Debt and DevEx

    Charles Humble talks to Liz Saling, Director of Engineering at GitHub. They discuss the role of developer experience at GitHub, why the firm paused feature development for an entire quarter to focus o...

    How to Design an Internal Developer Platform

    WTF is an IDP?

    #A11y: Accessibility Is Part of the Developer Experience

    The tech industry works hard to break away from monolithic architecture. Yet, we’ve neglected to move away from the idea of the monolithic developer experience.

    Who Should Write the Terraform?

    Working in Cloud Native consulting, I’m often asked about who should do various bits of ‘the platform work’.