Effective Management of Development Teams
This collection of interviews brings together advice about working with and running development teams. They cover the common issues faced by those in technical leadership roles, how you can grow self-organizing software teams as well as the metrics you can use to guide and measure the success of you and your team.
Becoming a Tech Lead – Interview with Pat Kua
Pat Kua is the author of the book ’Talking with Tech Leads’, and he shares the lessons learned from speaking to more than 35 Tech Leads about their experiences. We cover common issues faced by Tech Leads, the nature of the Tech Lead role and why he thinks Tech Leads should continue to code.
All Software Problems are People Problems – Interview with Roy Osherove
Roy Osherove, author of ‘Notes to a Software Team Leader’, discusses the importance of developing team members, different phases of leadership, using code reviews for learning, and some common mistakes made by new tech leads.
Software Development Metrics – Interview with David Nicolette
Dave Nicolette, author of ‘Software Development Metrics’, dives into what factors to consider when selecting metrics, examples of useful metrics for Waterfall and Agile development teams, as well as common mistakes in applying metrics.