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This week: Does scrum make you dumb?, 4 technical debt issues and how to solve them, management is not a promotion, how to screen for engineering managers.
Daniel Jones, CTO at EngineerBetter, suggests that continuously delivering the most important thing in the simplest way is a much better solution.
Darkness, Confusion, Rust, Deja Vu… these four types of technical debt can sink your project. Paul Keen, CTO at JetThoughts, on how to solve for each and move your project forward.
Charity Majors, CEO and engineer at Honeycomb, explains how management is not a promotion for an engineer—it’s a change in profession. And the best tech leads alternate between those roles. Heads up: there’s a healthy dose of profanity, so take note if you’re at work and that’s an issue.
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Ben Thompson is a co-founder at GitPrime where he leads design and customer experience. He is a Y Combinator alumni, with a background in product design, branding, and UX design. Follow @thebent on Twitter.
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