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Short stories about product management, software engineering, leadership, strategy, work organization and more.

How to Become an Engineering Manager?

Let's discuss the aspects you need to work on to become an engineering manager: people leadership, alignment with business, work organization and communication. ️👩‍💻

Aug 16, 2020 - 4 min read (799 words)

How to Become a Lead Developer?

Let's discuss the aspects you need to work on to become a lead developer: technical guidance, work organization, mentoring and communication. ️👩‍💻

Aug 14, 2020 - 5 min read (926 words)

Dear Legacy Code, I Love You

A love letter to my legacy code. The brand new code of today is the legacy code of tomorrow. We should cherish and be grateful to our legacy code. We grow with it while creating value for our users and businesses. ️💌

Apr 28, 2020 - 3 min read (436 words)

Dig Into Problems With the 5 Whys

We need to ship "you name it". When facing this situation, let's discuss the use of 5 Whys to dig into a problem and its root cause before talking about a potential solution. ️⛏️

Apr 25, 2020 - 3 min read (510 words)

Nurture Your Product Backlog

A product backlog is like a small garden. As a product manager, you need to nurture it, to remove weeds, to grow promising seeds into some great plants. Let's discuss some backlog gardening practices. 👩‍🌾

Apr 24, 2020 - 4 min read (627 words)

Benevolent RTFM

The bigger the team, the harder the communication is. Here is a small essay on openly and kindly sharing knowledge by deploying solid documentation practices and communication habits. ️📖

Apr 17, 2020 - 4 min read (632 words)

Key Learnings From Game Jams

What can we learn from participating in game jams as a team? Let's discuss eight key takeaways: prioritization, energy management, team-work, communication, accidental successes, and more! 🎮

Apr 14, 2020 - 6 min read (1054 words)

Your Error Messages Deserve Some Love

When running into an error message, the experience is, most of the time, frustrating. Let's review a few guidelines to write more engaging error messages and make the user experience better. ❤️

Apr 12, 2020 - 3 min read (479 words)

Small Automation, Big Impact

Every day, we're doing repetitive and tedious tasks. Let's discuss automation examples that result in improving the customer experience. Each automation helps you to focus on more impacting projects.️ 🤖

Apr 11, 2020 - 3 min read (509 words)

All Models Are Wrong, but Some Are Useful

I love this quote from George Box. Let's discuss a couple of wrong but useful organizational models: Conway's Law and the Tuckman's model of team development. How can they help to shape an efficient organization? ✨

Apr 8, 2020 - 3 min read (508 words)

Hello World!

Getting back to writing short stories and experimenting with public learning, different contents and formats. ✍️

Apr 6, 2020 - 1 min read (37 words)