Making Coaching and Mentorship Work to Individual Team Members’ Needs (2023)
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Making Coaching and Mentorship Work to Individual Team Members’ Needs (2023)

I’ve observed that many employees struggle with mentorship at times. It can be especially difficult for newer managers who are still learning the people skills side of their job, but even seasoned team members can encounter obstacles.

So what are some of the problems that employees face regarding coaching and mentoring colleagues? Let’s take a closer look.

Ways That Engineers & Product Owners Can Collaborate to Prioritize the Product Backlog
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Ways That Engineers & Product Owners Can Collaborate to Prioritize the Product Backlog

As someone who has spent decades working in the software industry, I have witnessed many common problems that Engineers face when it comes to collaborating with Product Owners to prioritize the product backlog items. This is especially true with the Agile methodology of project management, which involves frequent and close collaboration between engineering teams and product owners.

Overcoming Common Challenges in Conducting Retrospectives in Software Engineering Teams (2023)
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Overcoming Common Challenges in Conducting Retrospectives in Software Engineering Teams (2023)

I have come across various challenges that employees face when it comes to facilitating retrospectives in software engineering teams. They are meant to identify areas for improvement in their team’s processes and practices and are essential to creating a culture of continuous improvement but they are not always easy to conduct.