Welcome to the 2nd post in my “How To” series… and of course I have to break to format already 😀
In today’s post I’ll try and talk about how to conduct a 1:1, but I’ll also focus on Why as I heard from many friends and colleagues that some managers don’t do that… Continue reading “How To: 1:1 (More like Why To 1:1)”
Chapter 1: How to assert your dominance on your first day.
So, are you starting a new job in tech? My advice to you is, go on google the day before you start, make sure you find the new-newest technology ever, be sure to choose one that 1-3 people are contributing to. (More than 3 means that there’s more than 1 in 3.3 billion that someone will know this tech and therefore – it’s not obscure enough!). Continue reading “SARCASTIC POST: Chapter 1; The Ultra way to start a new job in tech (Sarcastic and in good humoristic spirit post)”
So, like many other trendy managers nowadays, I also decided to go ahead and write my README doc…
Welcome to me 🙂
Continue reading “Raz.README”
Problems we had / What did we want to solve?
- Complicated structure to our roadmap, sometimes we had 3 – 4 lanes happening at the same time, sometimes just 1… started to feel we were having fake constructs of teams, where one team worked on 1 thing and the other worked on 3 different things at the same time.
- Knowledge sharing between the teams was difficult, people were stuck in their silo and didn’t see what’s going on the other part of the bigger team.
- We never had time to modernize or try new things out, 2 team structure made it feel like there are always enough products to work on and allocating people to do something new will just not work, unless the entire team is allocated (which is also not what Engineering Manager / Team might want)
- We are working in a dynamic industry and also with clear lack of resources (to tackle what we are trying to) – We are in a never-ending race to produce and we never find the time to work on our infrastructure (aside from firefighting)
The problems stated above are not all of our problems, of course, these are just the ones we decided to surface and that we felt are more pressing right now.
We can’t solve all of our problems! That we know… so we mapped what are the problems we do want to solve.
Continue reading “The Journey Model”
So, I’m still trying to figure out what I think is important to write about, I thought it’d be cool to write “How To’s”, It doesn’t mean by any chance, that my way is the right way (or even close to it), but it’s how I do things and I thought it’d be cool to write technically how to do things (I know I googled a lot of those questions in the beginning).
Retrospective (~1 hour)
Continue reading “How To: Retrospective”
I thought about what should be my first post about, I honestly didn’t know… I guess I felt stressed to just start babbling about things without introducing myself and my motivations to actually have a blog. Continue reading “So, why actually do I have a blog?”