SD Times quoted me about the challenges faced with implementing and managing automated tests for your software.
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.
New teams will go through the four stages of team psychological development – Forming, Storming, Norming, & Performing. They require time to stabilize and to begin producing reliable and forecastable work every sprint. It’s not uncommon for sprint planning meetings to become unproductive or frustrating, which can lead to delays, misunderstandings, and missed deadlines.
Software teams come together with the common goal of creating innovative products that meet the needs of their customers. However, this process can be challenging to manage, particularly when it comes to facilitating team decision making processes.
Throughout my technology career, I have seen many challenges faced by employees in software engineering departments. Some of the most common problems, especially with remote employees, are difficulty focusing resulting in lower-than-expected productivity. Let’s look at a few of these issues and see how timeboxing can help solve them.
I read a lot of books every year. This one struck a chord with me. Tony Fadell explains things in a way that is easily relatable, and easy to understand.