Articles on developer productivity and experience.
Get an in-depth look at how Peloton's developer experience survey works. This article details their process from survey design to communication to roll out.
The former founder of Walmart’s DevOps program shares his experience adopting individual developer activity metrics.
Etsy’s former CTO, Mike Fisher, shares his strategies for successfully advocating for DevEx initiatives.
Thinking about developer metrics? Learn about what the research says about measuring individual activity metrics such as number of commits or pull requests.
Why Shopify’s Developer Infrastructure team determined that it needed a charter, and how they collaboratively defined it.
Learn about how LinkedIn uses three different modes of measurement to get a complete view of developer productivity.
The topics to measure and how to measure them with your developer experience survey.
How Etsy landed on the term DevEx, the four pillars of their program, and how the work was implemented.
Jonathan Biddle shares the lessons he’s learned from startups that have helped his team find repeat success.
Former Shopify CTO describes how he defines platform engineering work and why it’s so often under-invested in.
Bruce Weller, VP of Engineering at Divvy (acquired by Bill.com), describes best practices for setting clear and realistic deadlines.
Olya Royall shares tactics engineering managers can use to make sure a team's workflows and estimates don't get in the way of hitting deadlines.
Nahi Ojeil, VP of Engineering at CaptivateIQ, outlines the principles he’s established to facilitate collaboration between engineering teams.
Kaitlyn Tierney describes the steps she took to rebuild Farewill's documentation system, including their structure, templates, and the promotion of a culture of contribution.
Aaron Suggs gives practical advice for spearheading investments in improving documentation — from defining goals, to knowing where to start, to maintaining momentum.
An efficient documentation process makes it easy for developers to contribute. Here, Daniele Procida shares specific steps teams can take to streamline doc writing.