management

Decoding Success and Failure: A Rational Approach

In software engineering, recognizing the roles of both skill and luck through probabilistic thinking, as proposed by Annie Duke, can lead to better decision-making and constructive self-reflection.

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Embracing the Grey: A Probabilistic Approach to Engineering Decision-Making

Adopting Annie Duke’s ‘thinking in bets’ framework in software engineering emphasizes making decisions based on a probabilistic perspective, acknowledging the roles of skill and luck, and fostering a continuous improvement mindset to navigate the inherent uncertainties of the field.

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Remote Work Problems Aren’t Related to Remote at All

Problems attributed to remote work are often present in office settings as well, cautioning against mistaking symptoms for underlying issues and emphasizing the need to address root causes effectively in both environments.

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Finding the Best Standup Setup for Your Team

To address team stress on a time-critical project, we aligned on goals, reduced meeting frequency, implemented virtual standups, and continuously adjusted our approach based on team feedback.

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Beyond Fixed Sprint Duration

Fixed sprint durations may initially help maintain progress, but teams should consider flexible, natural rhythms and explore alternatives like Kanban to improve productivity and better align with varying task requirements.

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