Designing online meetings that feel (almost) real

May 3, 2018 | Newsletter

Engineering Impact is a weekly newsletter that highlights trends in engineering leadership, productivity, culture, and scaling development teams. 

This week features posts on: Communication, Productivity, Technical Debt, and Leadership.

 

COMMUNICATION

The best way to talk about your tech lead

Greg Sabo, Engineering Manager at Asana, says, “the best engineers can create elegant systems, but they also talk to their tech leads the right way.” Here’s his list of recommendations.

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PRODUCTIVITY

Designing online meetings that feel (almost) real

Kiryl Baranoshnik, Trainer at AgileLAB, shares the principles and toolkit he uses to facilitate engaging and productive online meetings.

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TECHNICAL DEBT

The financial implications of tech debt

Erik Frederick, Principal at InflexionPoint, outlines an approach to formally managing and addressing technical debt.

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post by Katie Womersley, Director of Engineering at Buffer

LEADERSHIP

Why and how to share your manager README

“The less that is implied or mysterious about you, the safer and more trusting others will feel working with you, relying on you, and being open with you about themselves.” Here’s how Katie Womersley, Director of Engineering at Buffer, defines her leadership philosophy.

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Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson

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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